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by cbp125
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Bath based Distance learning for Advanced Licence
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Bath based Distance learning for Advanced Licence

The practicals have been removed from all of the exams, they are all online only at the moment
by cbp125
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Tiny house
Replies: 11
Views: 765

Re: Tiny house

Best advice would be to get yourself very intergrated into the community, know everyone by name and make sure you get on with everyone!!! I personally would suggest playing a long game and planting lots of tree cover, hedges etc, then I would build underground. Local councils use drones for enforcem...
by cbp125
Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: New Shed questions
Replies: 10
Views: 468

Re: New Shed questions

I have tired the 50/50 used oil/deisil mix and it works very very well, it will last for many many years however..... Andy is correct about not putting it on to the pressure treated timber, I made that mistake and it took nearly 6 months to dry, 6 months of making any clothes that touched it dirty.....
by cbp125
Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 920
Views: 70455

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

nethertan foundary make cast iron cookware in the uk, it is superb quality but make sure you are seated before you see the price...
by cbp125
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Gadgets everywhere
Replies: 47
Views: 2722

Re: Gadgets everywhere

I followed tec for many years, enjoying all the new inovations but I have now turned my back on most of them for a simplier life. I do not agree with over complicating equipment, a dishwasher that texts you when its finished or a fridge that re orders your milk when you run out, for several reasons....
by cbp125
Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Prepper Fatigue - Its a Real Thing
Replies: 6
Views: 621

Re: Prepper Fatigue - Its a Real Thing

spinning goat hair into this years mittens sound fab, I knew I was lacking in one prepping area and this is it....

What would the best spinning wheel be......?????
by cbp125
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Metal detector
Replies: 13
Views: 961

Re: Metal detector

I had a long discussion with a friend of mine who I know from electronics hobbies, about your arrow question. It turned out he is a designer and manufacturer of metal detectors....... so.... Arrow heads are difficult using metal detectors, however my idea of using copper tape to mark your arrows wou...
by cbp125
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Metal detector
Replies: 13
Views: 961

Re: Metal detector

I am no archer, or metal detector but in electronics you can buy copper tape or copper paint like nail varnish, other metals are also made in tapes or varnishes as well as I cannot remember if copper would be detected but I think it would. If so you could run the copper tape along one side of the sh...
by cbp125
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Shops selling off Covid surplus?
Replies: 20
Views: 1545

Re: Shops selling off Covid surplus?

As preppers should we not be looking beond pre made flour. I buy and store wheat berries, which store indefinatly. They have made bread from wheat berries found in egyption tombs.

I have a vitamix which grinds flour, and I also have a hand cranked flour mill, very hard work...
by cbp125
Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Home Security Upgrades
Replies: 133
Views: 30312

Re: Home Security Upgrades

As an ex copper, most of the burgularies I dealt with concerned people walking through peoples back or front doors whilst the occupants were inside doing something. Security upgrades are great until its summer, your hot, stuck in the kitchen cooking with all your doors and windows open and someone j...