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by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 6:47 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 9
Views: 143

Re: Hello

Welcome. What they all said! Have you got a couple of torches and spare batteries? Do you have a portable radio and batteries? In a crisis,information is king,and the internet may not be working.
by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What are your thoughts?
Replies: 29
Views: 431

Re: What are your thoughts?

jennyjj01 wrote: Mon May 23, 2022 5:50 pm
jansman wrote: Mon May 23, 2022 5:44 pm
Whoa ! We have members here who sail close to the wind in the financial sense.

So yes,we ARE aware of the fragility of life,thank you
Ooops. Sorry folks. Me and my dumb-ass assumptions. Really, no offense meant to anyone, member or non-member.
No problem. It’s easy to make assumptions.
by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 6:36 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9
Replies: 719
Views: 32904

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9

The transport hitch is THE knot to learn from lashing a load to a trailer or Ute bed ;) or tensioning a guy rope without the plastic toggle it's a good knot to learn Here’s the knot I use everyday at work, many hundreds of times on a bad day :lol: Its useful as a civvy too. It’s called a butchers k...
by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 5:44 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What are your thoughts?
Replies: 29
Views: 431

Re: What are your thoughts?

Just a couple of short pages have uncovered massive inequalities, haven’t they? I have always thought we were a slow motion car crash, heading for impact, but the pedal seems to be on the metal right now. Thanks to normalcy bias, we don’t like the idea that everything is getting worse,and quickly t...
by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9
Replies: 719
Views: 32904

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9

They both obviously sit in the psyche of country folk! Using what they have to fix things. A make do attitude to life if you like. My old man was a scout, even at 69 he’s pretty handy at knots. I really should start learning more advanced stuff than a reef and bowline…. The transport hitch is THE k...
by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9
Replies: 719
Views: 32904

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9

Arzosah wrote: Mon May 23, 2022 4:28 pm
diamond lil wrote: Mon May 23, 2022 3:28 pm My local egg shop :mrgreen:
That's fantastic! And it's pretty as well 🌈
Isn’t it just? :D
by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 4:22 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9
Replies: 719
Views: 32904

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9

diamond lil wrote: Mon May 23, 2022 3:28 pm My local egg shop :mrgreen:
That honesty box restores my faith in humanity. :D
by jansman
Mon May 23, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What are your thoughts?
Replies: 29
Views: 431

Re: What are your thoughts?

Just a couple of short pages have uncovered massive inequalities, haven’t they? I have always thought we were a slow motion car crash, heading for impact, but the pedal seems to be on the metal right now. Thanks to normalcy bias, we don’t like the idea that everything is getting worse,and quickly to...
by jansman
Sun May 22, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What are your thoughts?
Replies: 29
Views: 431

What are your thoughts?

So. We are Preppers. We prepare for emergencies, crises, SHTF, TEOTWAWKI, and general Armageddon. Without wishing to state the bleedin’ obvious; We have inflation ( probably soon to be rampant), energy is getting scarcer and very expensive, food is too, we have climate change, still have a pandemic ...
by jansman
Sun May 22, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9
Replies: 719
Views: 32904

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 9

Wow, that guy keeps a few breeds, looking at those eggs. Nice when you can secure local supplies like that.