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by hobo
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Lessons from a 100 hour power outage
Replies: 20
Views: 477

Re: Lessons from a 100 hour power outage

Nurseandy or anybody else - where do you get the 9 hour tealights for the lanterns? Lil, Uco are 3.5” candles and are pretty expensive at around £2 a candle. I have some molds that I’m going to use one day to make some! Cheapest tea lights I’ve seen are on eBay at £7.99 per 100 with free postage.
by hobo
Mon Sep 20, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Freeze dried foods
Replies: 12
Views: 797

Re: Freeze dried foods

Looked at Convar but think I’ll stick to dried in Mylar. Their ready meals don’t look all that healthy…
Don’t forget No. 6 on your list - grow your own!
by hobo
Mon Sep 20, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 929
Views: 58467

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

Thanks Ara, similar here, though we’ve no deer to scrump the apples :D Also, thought the tomatoes would never ripen but they’re finally making it, albeit very small. Silly amount of squash…having to be adventurous as we’re already fed up with soup! Over the weekend, OH and I considered our fruit and...
by hobo
Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: BOBs and important paperwork
Replies: 8
Views: 387

Re: BOBs and important paperwork

Yep, everything in fireproof/waterproof safe and on the cloud and multiple USBs kept on our persons :)
by hobo
Mon Aug 30, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from Surrey
Replies: 4
Views: 239

Re: Hello from Surrey

Welcome!
by hobo
Thu Aug 26, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Anker PowerHouse II 400 deal
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: Anker PowerHouse II 400 deal

Which panel did you choose? Thanks. The Nitecore FSP100 looks good at 24% efficiency but is pricey!
by hobo
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Anker PowerHouse II 400 deal
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Anker PowerHouse II 400 deal

https://uk.anker.com/collections/portab ... ucts/a1730

Would suit our minimal needs in the event of a power cut but not top of our shopping list as we managed with power banks last time. £100 off at the moment.
by hobo
Sun Aug 22, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 8.
Replies: 929
Views: 58467

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

jansman wrote:
Sun Aug 22, 2021 1:51 pm
Spent an hour today sorting batteries for emergency lighting, torches etc…
Recharging batteries time of year for me!
by hobo
Sat Aug 21, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Mental Health.
Replies: 48
Views: 14135

Re: Mental Health.

Lifelong bipolar sufferer here. Not much to report as I’ve learnt to manage how to get by. Useful in that I understand how to support other people’s poor mental health. BTW, I recommend taking the mental health first aid training as well as first aid.