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by Yorkshire Andy
Mon May 10, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 337
Views: 22748

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.

Going ( sort of) with the peat thread; tomorrow my car is in for service, MOT and a tyre repair. So, I shall cut and stack yet more firewood in the morning, get more home brew on the go and then spend the afternoon in my workshop tying fishing rigs, with You Tube fishing videos for company! My veg ...
by Yorkshire Andy
Sun May 09, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Security
Replies: 21
Views: 420

Re: Security

Jerseyspud wrote:
Sun May 09, 2021 3:11 pm
At the moment my security is an angry teenager and her holy hockey stick

Line of balls at the top of the stairs :lol: be like home alone with the paint cans
by Yorkshire Andy
Sun May 09, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Security
Replies: 21
Views: 420

Re: Security

Make sure you know where everything is, practice moving around in the dark. And yell men's names - my first instinct was always to yell for my sons even though they are long gone. Scream at top of your voice "Kevin get up! - Michael wake up there's a burglar!" The burglar might not take a chance if...
by Yorkshire Andy
Sat May 08, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Security
Replies: 21
Views: 420

Re: Security

Sorry the OP had the experience but glad they didn't get in, but this topic has inspired me to think about a "panic button" setting for my smart-home kit. It's entirely feasible to have a specific button (or a shortcut/command on phone etc.) to kick off an automation sequence that turns on (or flas...
by Yorkshire Andy
Sat May 08, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Security
Replies: 21
Views: 420

Re: Security

There's a good little Collins gems book https://www.amazon.co.uk/SAS-Self-Defence-Collins-Barry-Davies/dp/0004723015 Explains the legalities and shows a huge range of every day objects which have "alternative" uses ;) obviously we can't discuss them here due to our house rules but flash spray with b...
by Yorkshire Andy
Thu May 06, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Equipping a vehicle
Replies: 31
Views: 1407

Re: Equipping a vehicle

Oh and on the kit list proper all season tyres tonights drive home from work was a mix of 10 mm hail and blooming snow! Yes winters and summers are preferred by many but it's blooming MAY..... Might as well still be winter :lol: I'm currently on nexan all season tyres they displaced the slush / ice ...
by Yorkshire Andy
Thu May 06, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Equipping a vehicle
Replies: 31
Views: 1407

Re: Equipping a vehicle

Well postman pat came today being the loving husband the wife got a gift.... £50 posted jack brace and pram wheel replacing the block of polystyrene and a bottle of goo + pump Screenshot_20210506-180812.png I'd prefer a full size but it won't fit..... But it will get her home / to the tyre fitter sh...
by Yorkshire Andy
Thu May 06, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Equipping a vehicle
Replies: 31
Views: 1407

Re: Equipping a vehicle

One question . I've seen it mentioned several times , a folding shovel. Why a folding shovel? It's a car so why not carry a proper full sized one . There's the space to carry it and should it be needed a full sized one will do a much better job. Depends on the car a super mini or a big old defender...
by Yorkshire Andy
Wed May 05, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Equipping a vehicle
Replies: 31
Views: 1407

Re: Equipping a vehicle

Well Mrs a got her new car tonight the "yes love you've got plenty of fuel in it " within half a mile of leaving garage orange fuel light came on :evil: More to my surprise as I was roughing in her dash camera the first three things she put In was the fire extinguisher in its velcro mounting sleeve ...
by Yorkshire Andy
Tue May 04, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Equipping a vehicle
Replies: 31
Views: 1407

Re: Equipping a vehicle

If you don't want to drill or make holes... https://www.amazon.co.uk/LifeHammer-0110037-Original-Evolution-Emergency/dp/B00ASKSB1M/ref=asc_df_B00ASKSB1M/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=310668454275&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=1321369638563248645&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=m&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&...