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by Blackdog
Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Adventures in Bugging Out with a Urine Bottle
Replies: 10
Views: 2111

Re: Adventures in Bugging Out with a Urine Bottle

Most especially in winter and rainy season I pack a collapsible wide moth platappus water container painted red as a P bottle saves a bit of time and effort not screwing around with zippers doors boots sleeping bag when that 3am boy I gotta go like right now hits why 3am almost a always not sure nat...
by Blackdog
Wed Feb 10, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Solar battery info maybe useful your call worth a look ?
Replies: 2
Views: 614

Solar battery info maybe useful your call worth a look ?

http://www.solar1234.com lots of battery and charger reviews and new products and sales
by Blackdog
Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:04 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 2016 Winter MBO entry thread.
Replies: 14
Views: 4714

Re: 2016 Winter MBO entry thread.

Here we go, I am officially disqualifying myself, I did not travel by foot except to walk my dog and then managed to get a little lost in the process. I stayed at a very nice headed cabin with a gas stove shower and sat tv, took one picture of a window, nice view but hardly enough to spin a tail out...
by Blackdog
Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Blackdog sighting off
Replies: 51
Views: 12899

Re: Blackdog sighting off

Makes me sad to but gotta play the cards I got delt
by Blackdog
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Minimalist recovery kit for an Awd crossover.
Replies: 17
Views: 2928

Re: Minimalist recovery kit for an Awd crossover.

I've been using an American made product called The More Power Puller (https://www.wyeth-scott.com) for 20 plus years! It's lift rated and will pull 2X it's lift rating. It has 35 or 40 feet of cable on it and can run single or double cable depending on how much lift/pull you need. As a broke stude...
by Blackdog
Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Allright Zombie Squad, I need help! (Stove)
Replies: 10
Views: 1941

Re: Allright Zombie Squad, I need help! (Stove)

Check out the Korea spider stove review claims it fits in unknown cook pot.
by Blackdog
Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Zipper Info Request
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Re: Zipper Info Request

Hope this helps a bit, good luck.


zipper identification

https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Zipper_Identification
by Blackdog
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: whats your opinion on a folding saw.
Replies: 19
Views: 2707

Re: whats your opinion on a folding saw.

I've used folding saws before, though not that particular one. Found them to not be as effective as a bucksaw. This is the one I used for the last few years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWgCw4QCDug I have been using a balco for some years with no issues, super ok for firewood, cabin building or...
by Blackdog
Thu Dec 31, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Shoot like a navy seal.
Replies: 2
Views: 2146

Re: Shoot like a navy seal.

Based on your recommendation I dropped $5 for a used paperback version via Amazon. You might also see the primer (The Experts Guide) by Jim Casada and for fundamentals an old, standardized guide: http://www.marines.mil/Portals/59/Publications/MCRP%203-01B%20Pistol%20Marksmanship.pdf I try to read a...
by Blackdog
Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Shoot like a navy seal.
Replies: 2
Views: 2146

Shoot like a navy seal.

Right off the bat I am not a great pistol shot but this book is helping me be better, it has a couple of things going for it, starting with the first line I am getting useful information 2nd every chapter has a url with a video of the covered material, in addition the author will drop a line from ti...
by Blackdog
Tue Dec 29, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Bushcraft
Topic: Horse Hoof and chaga Proof of concept, bow drill
Replies: 2
Views: 748

Re: Horse Hoof and chaga Proof of concept, bow drill

Last time I tried that it was full of fail. Not sure why but the hoof fungus just didn't want to take a coal. On the other hand good luck drilling directly into chaga. Now inspired to try again. Great job! When I started this my plan was this https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=B_4NfZg9fJc Was pretty sur...
by Blackdog
Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Where to put my tarp in or on backpack..
Replies: 26
Views: 2603

Re: Where to put my tarp in or on backpack..

I vote for in the back but I have ung stuff of a pack but try to attach it to lessen the chance of a tree stealing my junk. A silnylon tarp might fit in this pouch which has a clip. A mole pouch might work and you could use the Mille to clip the pouch to the pack. I like the small real climbing car...
by Blackdog
Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Minimalist recovery kit for an Awd crossover.
Replies: 17
Views: 2928

Re: Minimalist recovery kit for an Awd crossover.

I've been using an American made product called The More Power Puller (https://www.wyeth-scott.com) for 20 plus years! It's lift rated and will pull 2X it's lift rating. It has 35 or 40 feet of cable on it and can run single or double cable depending on how much lift/pull you need. As a broke stude...
by Blackdog
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Books
Topic: new book Brushfire Plague!
Replies: 14
Views: 8356

Re: new book Brushfire Plague!

nwprepperman wrote:Thought folks might want to check my novel out! Getting great reviews, but it's not zombie-based, good survival lessons though!

reviews:

http://brushfireplague.com/?page_id=108" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

On my kindle now, next in lineup.
by Blackdog
Sat Dec 12, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: California by Edan Lepucki
Replies: 2
Views: 1474

Re: California by Edan Lepucki

Haven't read California yet but did enjoy Station 11, thanks for the tip.
by Blackdog
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: new bov 95 isuzu rodeo
Replies: 5
Views: 1434

Re: new bov 95 isuzu rodeo

I drove a rodeo for many years in Kosovo much of it on rough roads I left it with over (300 thousand miles, it creaked like crazy but every thing worked when I left, the one I used had a very useful turbo Diesel engine. I kind of miss the dirty beast
by Blackdog
Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Anyone know any good places for camping in Wyoming
Replies: 11
Views: 4501

Re: Anyone know any good places for camping in Wyoming

I had a nice time hiking to and camping at the prior mountains wild horse Range. Having a hard time posting link from wife's pad, Google prior mountain wild horse range, da. Kind of a long steep walk from lovel so small kids might be tough, and not much water on route primitive camping on range unle...
by Blackdog
Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Inflatable snow shoes.
Replies: 16
Views: 1107

Re: Inflatable snow shoes.

Video or no video I would love to give these a go. Be nice to toss a pair in a pack and call it a day until needed.
by Blackdog
Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Inflatable snow shoes.
Replies: 16
Views: 1107

Re: Inflatable snow shoes.

If I was in the gear buying mode living where I di I would give these a try. I don't care strapping snow shoes on a pack is kind of a drag.
by Blackdog
Wed Dec 02, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Closing down the shop.
Replies: 125
Views: 19415

Re: Closing down the shop.

Blackdog, I have no words, so here are some of my dog portraits. I hope you find some pleasure in them. https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/12227649_10208286561424230_6289488270566481644_n.jpg?oh=4a6a59f0a251a930bdbd164b07b29936&oe=56F6DBDA https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.ne...
by Blackdog
Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: Looking for a new jacket
Replies: 30
Views: 6551

Re: Looking for a new jacket

Check eBay for a usmc happy suit parka, picked a basically new one for 89 bucks and use it a lot. Not waterproof but drys quickly and it works well down to some fairly neg temps. Two thumbs up. Designed to be worn with armor so if you get one get one size smaller than normal. I normally wear a large...
by Blackdog
Tue Dec 01, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: 32 degree sleep system
Replies: 26
Views: 2311

Re: 32 degree sleep system

I was thinking about trying to assemble a 3 season sleep system in the southeast area (humid summers, chilly fall but rare snow and moderate rain) with the objective of having a comfort rating when all components are used down to freezing. The other important criteria would be that the system is co...

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