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by Yorkshire Andy
Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from Hertfordshire
Replies: 12
Views: 918

Re: Hello from Hertfordshire

welcome Just dont get too brams and list and any of the winter bike rallies and end up hospitalised like "our" local bike club founder who got too drunkard to get himself into his sleeping bag....... wound up with hypothermia :lol: (i dont have a bike but their club house is our local watering hole)
by Yorkshire Andy
Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: House hold fire precautions...
Replies: 5
Views: 737

House hold fire precautions...

Just wonder if anyone else is on my wave length.. only had one small fire in the workshop whilst welding lifted the mask up to be greeted by a nice flicker of yellow and orange . OOPS should have know better than to weld near the pile of tarps i had piled up :oops: Anyhow i had one little 1kg powder...
by Yorkshire Andy
Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Apple Pressing
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Re: Apple Pressing

put it into an air tight barrel and leave it for 4 weeks to ferment you have cider and will last as long as it takes to drink :D Air-tight except for a bubble-lock ...... Unless you like cleaning half femented apple juice off the entire room BTDT Then rack into a pressure keg :idea: http://www.the-...
by Yorkshire Andy
Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:30 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: First aid - keep it up to date and in your mind.
Replies: 14
Views: 5014

Re: First aid - keep it up to date and in your mind.

Having seen my mother and sister knocked over on a Pedestrian crossing i had a vague idea on what to do but the Minute work offered me to the First aid at work course i snapped their hand off... Ive carried a first aid kit in the car for years BUT most of them are totally inadequate for any more tha...
by Yorkshire Andy
Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Paracord Bracelets
Replies: 18
Views: 2606

Re: Paracord Bracelets

How about para-cord anklets?

Slightly longer i know but no way can i risk wearing a bracelet / wrist watch etc at work due to operating rotating machinery

Just an idea :)
by Yorkshire Andy
Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:36 am
Forum: DIY and Handicrafts
Topic: Inverter power supply
Replies: 19
Views: 6200

Re: Inverter power supply

What scenario would this be really useful in? Any lengthy outage will have you back to a more lasting solution in no time on a heavy (e.g. heater) power drain. For moving around the house you will need a more portable supply. Is this cost effective say against a petrol unit? I dont plan to run a he...
by Yorkshire Andy
Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Adjusting my mindset
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: Adjusting my mindset

more thing to plan for" How deep does the rabbit hole go eh! Dont know but you will have one p155ed off bunny if you defecate in its warren.. If its deep it could last a few weeks however... ;) It can soon turn expensive this hobby :o For water i would go out back and get the shovel out the water t...
by Yorkshire Andy
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Young Prepper
Replies: 5
Views: 588

Re: Young Prepper

Welcome...... Ive slowly managed to turn my Dad to the way of thinking... My Mother is less keen and see's it as a waste of money :lol: Anyways if you have a well get plenty of ways of purifying water you get from it..... If its a bit cloudy cheap filter... http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Millbank-Style-W...
by Yorkshire Andy
Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: DIY and Handicrafts
Topic: Inverter power supply
Replies: 19
Views: 6200

Re: Inverter power supply

One thing with those old derv mixer engines is they always seem to start our work has one it sat unused outside for 4 years or so..... next time we needed it i freed off the dog pin on the handle and it started in about 10 cranks in the depths of winter i was honestly gobsmacked The batteries are ex...
by Yorkshire Andy
Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hi This looks a good place
Replies: 5
Views: 644

Re: Hi This looks a good place

a broad outlook here we prep as insurance against bad times not conspiracy theories or David Icke theories but welcome to the forume But what you going to do when the zombie's start rising :tinfoil :lol: Me thinks the Americans have this prep sorted especially when there are stores like this over t...