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by QUAID
Sun Mar 08, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: EDCs, BOBs, GHBs
Topic: Great little BOB/GO bag I bought my wife
Replies: 13
Views: 2870

Re: Great little BOB/GO bag I bought my wife

Looks like a nice piece of kit. I like the side and rear pouches.
Has any one walked for any period of time with this on their back?
A decent review with pictures would be good.
by QUAID
Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: !!Getting Out!!
Replies: 72
Views: 12823

Re: !!Getting Out!!

As promised: A summary of my little Ebola relocation: Got to my new place with around 3 months of food/toiletries at hand. Then immediately started to stock up on more supplies easily for 6 months +. Then into a 'tickover' sustained mode. I did not want to store more than 6 months because in the bac...
by QUAID
Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: !!Getting Out!!
Replies: 72
Views: 12823

Re: !!Getting Out!!

Starting relocating back home tomorrow, been nearly 3 months away in a semi-isolated state. i will sum up some of the lessons learnt when maybe next week when i am settled back.
by QUAID
Sun Nov 23, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: !!Getting Out!!
Replies: 72
Views: 12823

Re: !!Getting Out!!

Update:

This week - Coal & Wood & Stock up. Vehicle break down!.
Decided that our decision point to return home would be in the first week of Jan 15. If no UK cases, we will go back.
by QUAID
Fri Nov 14, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: !!Getting Out!!
Replies: 72
Views: 12823

Re: !!Getting Out!!

Update: Been keeping things ticking over and getting into a routine... Keeping things ticking over is hard work. Lots of nicks n cuts on my hands - More punctures on my bike :evil: Unblocking water pipe collection system - full of leaves and crap Lessons learned this week - Get some good work gloves...
by QUAID
Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Using bicycles if shtf
Replies: 61
Views: 29166

Re: Using bicycles if shtf

I regularly use a bike and trailer for all sorts of journeys and have encorporated them into my bugout plan.
by QUAID
Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: !!Getting Out!!
Replies: 72
Views: 12823

Re: !!Getting Out!!

Been gathering stores this week - Food and Fuel.
This weeks lessons learned - Knowledge and the ability to Improvise / Bodge is priceless.
by QUAID
Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: stove
Replies: 29
Views: 4305

Re: stove

Devonians link to a stove looks quite good.
I would use the trusty old hexi stove - served me well for over 25 years.
by QUAID
Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: Bleach advice
Replies: 14
Views: 7429

Re: Bleach advice

by QUAID
Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: Water
Topic: Per day?
Replies: 8
Views: 2458

Re: Per day?

Just for drinking?
At LEAST 3LTRS per person per day.

As the great 'lofty' once said -
Don't conserve water, conserve sweat