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by butterbean
Thu Aug 13, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: 500w generator
Replies: 5
Views: 706

500w generator

I finally have a the generator I have wanted for a long time. And I got it for free. I have been donated an old 500w generator. A family member dug it out of storage and was going to throw it until he remembered something old like this is right up my street. He used to use it years ago to run lights...
by butterbean
Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Prepping for future unemployment. and future work.
Replies: 22
Views: 4088

Prepping for future unemployment. and future work.

How's the situation now? There must be something out there. How about an online lunch service, there is often office buildings with somebody taking sandwiches round to the workers at lunch. How about setting up a website with a menu and letting people have an account, they can log in in the morning,...
by butterbean
Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Car Carry
Replies: 23
Views: 6744

Re: Car Carry

I like the idea of two kits, I've got an extended EDC / GHB with one days worth of gear and rations in it contained in a small civvy type daysack and the other one is a 30l pack with goretex bivvy bag, sleeping mat, small cooker, spare clothes and extra rations etc. Whats interesting are socks - I ...
by butterbean
Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Car Carry
Replies: 23
Views: 6744

Re: Car Carry

cool, lots of replies and ideas Gloves, Hat, Spare lightbulb kit? High Viz jacket as someone else said i didn’t mention that theres always hat scarf and gloves in the pouch behind my seat, old habit, always having them there I hate the polly survival bags... want to see why? Go for a jog round the b...
by butterbean
Fri Jan 09, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Car Carry
Replies: 23
Views: 6744

Re: Car Carry

Sleeping bag and beeathable bivvy bag got the sleeping bag on the outside of the GHB and the survival bag is advertised as a bivvy bag, but it is more a thick body size black bag. i could do with something better i suppose, just need to figure out what sort of bivvy bag to get, saying that, would h...
by butterbean
Fri Jan 09, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Car Carry
Replies: 23
Views: 6744

Car Carry

had a tidy and check of all the stuff i carry in the car and thought i would post what i have, either to help anybody out who hasnt thought of something or if anybody has any ideas i missed. all is kept in the boot of the car permanently, im away from home most of the time so it might seem like ive ...
by butterbean
Tue Nov 25, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: owned home vs rent
Replies: 18
Views: 3176

Re: owned home vs rent

that was something i was thinking about, i live on the edge of the city, im pretty sure the landlord is very close by, i know he has family further away, so in the back of my mind i was thinking its a possibility he would want us out so he could get people in to be near him
by butterbean
Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: owned home vs rent
Replies: 18
Views: 3176

owned home vs rent

(EDIT: just realized i posted this in the wrong area, i was looking at this section whilst thinking about homes- could a MOD move it?) hi all people in rented accommodation when choosing to bug in, has anybody given thought to what would happen with the owner. eg, living in private rented house, SHT...
by butterbean
Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:41 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Winter Blackouts
Replies: 163
Views: 39512

Re: Winter Blackouts

hi all, its been a while since i posted. well, i live in the south leicester area, and last tuesday night there was a rather large blackout, for us it last 2 hours, i believe others were restored slightly sooner. it wasnt just our house, street or next couple of streets, it was a good few mile radiu...
by butterbean
Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: EDCs, BOBs, GHBs
Topic: Alice or molle GHB?
Replies: 21
Views: 6333

Re: Alice or molle GHB?

sfcfinchrs wrote: Yet I am doing the not broke don't fix it thing.
good idea, i think ill be doing the same once i get something that doesnt break