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by ruralranger
Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Police say Detroit too dangerous to enter.
Replies: 193
Views: 18890

Re: Police say Detroit too dangerous to enter.

with what can or will happen ,we will see a lot of areas degrade to this ,have been watching events like that in a lot of areas of the country ,it seems to be happening in a lot of places but no or very little media coverage...
by ruralranger
Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Went to the gun show... bought a camp stove :/
Replies: 10
Views: 1592

Re: Went to the gun show... bought a camp stove :/

very good find,we got a Coleman white gas a couple of decades or more back & still in use .also got a ozark propane canister @ walley world around the same time & no problems with it either.its small & compact ( 2 burner ) .we use both in our INCH wagon when camping or if TSHTF... we also got a few ...
by ruralranger
Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Saying Hello from E. TN
Replies: 8
Views: 668

Re: Saying Hello from E. TN

welcome neighbor...we on in the lakeway ao ,east of k-town
by ruralranger
Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: SHTF/BOL/property questions
Replies: 12
Views: 1562

Re: SHTF/BOL/property questions

how about checking some local boards to begin with ,you say you are in the foothills of the smokies right.zs dont have a chapter there but wnc has a chapter near . check out apn & also eastern tn . preppers. surviving disasters solo ,your odds are not too good but as a community you stand a much bet...
by ruralranger
Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from TN
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Hello from TN

welcome from e tn. there is a lot of good info here & good people. always finding informative info... contribute when possible. there is a chapter on your end of the state,we are still working on this end... [to be fore warned is to be fore armed] [a nods as good as a wink to a blind horse]
by ruralranger
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: "Walking Dead" Cable Series
Replies: 12450
Views: 769180

Re: "Walking Dead" Cable Series

infection from using their knives,shane split his hand with one & didnt they use one on the kid with the leg problem when he fell & spiked his leg ?? also something i have wondered ,what if the head shots are spreading the disease , like rabies,which go air borne ...just an observation... [to be for...
by ruralranger
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Where is your gas gauge needle pointing right now?
Replies: 58
Views: 4456

Re: Where is your gas gage needle pointing right now?

the pathfinder has around 3/4 ,the sedan around 3/4 ,the boat...both tanks empty as of now but around35 0r 40 gallons stored with stabil...i rotate the stored gas about every 5-8 months & refill them when filling up @ the pump... we get 15 cents off per gallon on our fill ups by grocery shopping at ...
by ruralranger
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Doomsday Preppers (2nd) 02/07/2012 Nat Geo
Replies: 259
Views: 25009

Re: Doomsday Preppers (2nd) 02/07/2012 Nat Geo

Suggestions: Watch it for ideas, not to critique, you'll live longer! Expect the loony slant and ignore it. All normal people can be made to look loony, especially on a loony subject. Cat killer was especially nutty though. Yeah, sure, whore yourself you fruitcake! No guns = death by stranger. Chec...
by ruralranger
Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: How many people look at a stand-off based defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 1703

Re: How many people look at a stand-off based defense?

a lot of different situations are possible due to a disaster in your ao. there do seem to be more "events " happening nowadays than before with the "baby boomer generation" .many of us have lived thru some of them & they do seem to be happening more often with tornado s ,earthquakes , snowstorms all...
by ruralranger
Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Family Prep
Topic: The Poor Man’s Prepping
Replies: 736
Views: 116206

Re: The Poor Man’s Prepping

well i also got caught up in the op's story ...you my friend ,are what its all about,you show what made this country great ( you are using your mind :D ) ,something that a lot of people seemed to have lost. your creative side along with using resources available ( this forum ) are what will get you ...
by ruralranger
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello everyone!
Replies: 4
Views: 356

Re: Hello everyone!

welcome from east tennesse, check out the thread (main page ) for the London,ky. meet & greet... [to be fore warned is to be fore armed] [a nods as good as a wink to a blind horse]
by ruralranger
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings From Townsend Tennessee
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Greetings From Townsend Tennessee

Hey ZJoe,welcome to the real world...lol you will find a lot of useful info on this site & hope you can add to the threads also...As far as forming a chapter, there are plans in the works as they say,build it & they will come ! I think if enough of us that are serious ,it will happen.We just need 3 ...
by ruralranger
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Could you stomach these Great Depression Meals?
Replies: 138
Views: 7749

Re: Could you stomach these Great Depression Meals?

GMScooter wrote:
EChryst wrote:That's what I was thinking.. .most of these aren't so bad, some of these I actively seek out as meals, and... well... Chipped Beef on Toast is my FAVORITE meal.
Ditto, sir. I grew up eating chipped beef on toast....although we used the army name for it.
yea,it was known as ''sos'' lol
by ruralranger
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Luxuries
Replies: 10
Views: 977

Re: Luxuries

my better half says TOILET PAPER ! LOL ...But on a serious note,i myself am thankful enough to have lived in an era that the basic concept of my childhood was a simple life without a lot of modern conveniences . A live off the land type of life and even in my later years i went back to keeping in to...
by ruralranger
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2012? The End or Not?
Replies: 625
Views: 39540

Re: 2012? The End or Not?

well , the world has definitely changed ( not for the good i fear) with governments being overthrown ,natural disasters being more frequent and people in general acting more violent .There seems to be a cycle that occurs ( looking back at the known history of the world it sure seems to me that histo...
by ruralranger
Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:03 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: ZS at Dead Winter Con: London, Ky 2/17-18
Replies: 42
Views: 28730

Re: ZS at Dead Winter Con: London, Ky 2/17-18

we will attempt to be in the ao @ that time,would like to do a meet & greet with other members,we have been educating people in our ao & have roots in ky also ... [to be fore warned is to be fore armed] [a nods as good as a wink to a blind horse]
by ruralranger
Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Wood stoves cut the cost of home heating
Replies: 25
Views: 3646

Re: Wood stoves cut the cost of home heating

I remember a few decades back that a doctor ( my grandparents doctor ) built his home & incorporated large metal pipes inside one of his fireplaces that water ran thru.So in the winter months instead of using the hot water tank (electric) the water from the pipes was used . not sure how the system w...
by ruralranger
Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:19 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from East Tennessee
Replies: 1
Views: 269

Re: Hi from East Tennessee

welcome,glad to see more east tn. folks here.i know there are a lot of like minds in our area... you will find this a very informative site with a great knowledge base and a lot of good folks ...i'm sure someone will be posting a welcome wagon soon to help you along...again ,welcome [to be fore warn...
by ruralranger
Fri Nov 18, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Anthony from Cleveland, TN
Replies: 9
Views: 577

Re: Anthony from Cleveland, TN

welcome neighbor,we are just east of k-town & have been working to get a ZS chapter started up here. there are a lot of like minds in our ao & this organization certainly is a knowledge base made up of good people & goals... feel free to pm me & check out the welcome wagon info... [to be fore warned...
by ruralranger
Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Eats and Drinks
Topic: Cost of peanut butter to jump 40%+
Replies: 19
Views: 2361

Re: Cost of peanut butter to jump 40%+

we rotate our stock when friends or family need a little help, also when charity groups do food drives we try to help out in a small way but i occasionally find preps (mainly can food ) that i missed rotating out & are ruined or questionable... hate when that happens too... back on pb,i use to eat a...
by ruralranger
Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Meeting Room
Topic: Western North Carolina Smokey Mountain People
Replies: 6
Views: 1961

Re: Western North Carolina Smokey Mountain People

welcome,we're just over the other side of the mountain in the tn.valley ao...have been trying to get a chapter established here in east tn.,may end up coming thru the gourge to meet & greet wnc chapter...yes ,the smoky mountains is a great place to be ,especially in a shtf [to be fore warned is to b...
by ruralranger
Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Wood stoves cut the cost of home heating
Replies: 25
Views: 3646

Re: Wood stoves cut the cost of home heating

thumbs up on wood for heat in an emergency,we have a fireplace & usually ,in the winter months burn on weekends ...with the use of ceiling fans the whole place stays very comfortable.since our work schedules are different,thru the week we use the furnace ( safety factor) ...if there were a power out...
by ruralranger
Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Eats and Drinks
Topic: Paw Paw recipe's
Replies: 3
Views: 979

Re: Paw Paw recipe's

my grandfather use to grow them & i loved them as a kid...dont see too many around these days... [quote][/quote]
by ruralranger
Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Eats and Drinks
Topic: Legal still in Greenville, SC. Amazing to watch.
Replies: 5
Views: 1426

Re: Legal still in Greenville, SC. Amazing to watch.

popcorn was & still is a legend in this area and in WNC ,it seems like it is an art that is dying out... still being made around but doesn't seem to be the old "shine"...it is a shame that popcorn was driven to taking his own life... he was a simple man & never harmed anything or anyone...

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