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by aikorob
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: New Bleed Control
Replies: 1
Views: 217

New Bleed Control

by aikorob
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Homemade milling center
Replies: 0
Views: 379

Homemade milling center

Don't know if this has been posted in the past----homemade milling machine using engine blocks:
http://opensourcemachine.org/
by aikorob
Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: How many mags do you consider "enough" for each gun?
Replies: 66
Views: 3855

Re: How many mags do you consider "enough" for each gun?

I like the words of wisdom that I think came from here a lifetime ago. If you don't have enough ammo to keep all your mags loaded you need more ammo. If you have more ammo than you can keep loaded in mags, you need more mags. I can add to that: You can never have too much ammo................unless...
by aikorob
Sun Nov 08, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: strap cutter\ rescue tool
Replies: 9
Views: 714

Re: strap cutter\ rescue tool

I EDC a Gerber MP 600, so I don't have a totally pressing need for one... but I've thought of picking up a strap cutter, too: https://www.varusteleka.com/en/product/gerber-strap-cutter-surplus/58975 If I had to mount it somewhere, I'd go with (no particular order, here) driver side visor, steering ...
by aikorob
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: strap cutter\ rescue tool
Replies: 9
Views: 714

Re: strap cutter\ rescue tool

https://www.gerbergear.com/en-us/activity/serve/rescue/crisis-hook-30-000590 F150 crew cab didn't really consider if would be accessible to passenger also center console has a flat front---maybe a large piece of adhesive velcro have to look and see if there is enough steering column exposed...........
by aikorob
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: strap cutter\ rescue tool
Replies: 9
Views: 714

strap cutter\ rescue tool

do you keep one in your car? accessible if you are belted in the drivers seat? how do you have it mounted\secured? I am adding a stand alone one to the truck---I have one strapped to the truck bag, but that is always in the back seat or tool box. At first I thought...velcro the sheath to the upright...
by aikorob
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Preps for a Contested Election in November
Replies: 258
Views: 14552

Re: Preps for a Contested Election in November

raptor2 wrote:
Thu Nov 05, 2020 12:32 pm

In theory you could have a POTUS from one party and a VPOTUS from another party.
can you imagine the weeping, wailing, and gnashing of teeth if that happened? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
almost worth the price of admission :clap:
by aikorob
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: How many mags do you consider "enough" for each gun?
Replies: 66
Views: 3855

How many mags do you consider "enough" for each gun?

the Mrs. asked about magazines---do we have enough. so I had to do an inventory---not as many as I thought back when there was ammo, we went to the range monthly, it was nice to have 4 or more loaded mags for rifles so we could shoot without reloading every 5 minutes At least 2 for our EDC pistols H...
by aikorob
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)
Replies: 1465
Views: 110979

Re: The Coming Civil War - (Warning: No Politics)

[Edited for commentary] The whole Kyle Rittenhouse issue is a great example of what can happen if you execute your right to self defense. Because Kyle put himself in a position where he felt his life was in danger and reacted with deadly force, he was arrested, charged and that moment will flavor h...
by aikorob
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?
Replies: 6915
Views: 439332

Re: What Did You Do Today To Prepare?

few years back, they took down all the departmental first aid boxes, and consolidated the contents in the aid room. I found one of the empty boxes in the junk room and snagged it for the house-- this size: https://zeemedical.net/0180 Finally got it mounted in the basement near the outside door and t...
by aikorob
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Free Self Sufficiency E-Books
Replies: 454
Views: 87351

Re: Free Self Sufficiency E-Books

don't know if this has been posted before:
not easy to navigate though
by aikorob
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: What WILL/DID you do with that stimulus check? (Round 2)
Replies: 181
Views: 21193

Re: What WILL/DID you do with that stimulus check? (Round 2)

divvy up:
pay down debt
stash
80% lowers
by aikorob
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Zombie Squad: Tiny House edition?
Replies: 21
Views: 1370

Re: Zombie Squad: Tiny House edition?

Our thought is something in the range of 24x8 ft.
We are thinking of putting together a steel frame (hiring out build) on the trailer.
We are thinking of doing steel siding and a steel roof.
what are you going to pull this with..............a semi?
by aikorob
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: My Job, My Hell...
Replies: 2303
Views: 259426

Re: My Job, My Hell...

................... Now I was always in awe of Korean women, even when they are talking normally it sounds like they are angry, then when they get angry, oh boy. .................. Russian is the same---the Mrs. will be skypeing with her family, talking about the weather back home or something; and...
by aikorob
Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Coin shortage?
Replies: 64
Views: 4933

Re: Coin shortage?

stopped by Kroger to pick up some barley water after work.................

the practice of putting any change on your Kroger card is still in effect, but-------
the 2 people in front of me tried to PAY with exact change-------and they refused to accept ANY change


WTAF???????
by aikorob
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:20 am
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: COVID-19 Chat Thread
Replies: 1636
Views: 113440

Re: COVID-19 Chat Thread

In case anyone was wondering Listerine Cool Mint®, in a simulated snot suspension, appears to be just as effective as original Listerine. Virucidal efficacy of different oral rinses against SARS-CoV-2 With multiple studies showing it's spread by individuals in the initial pre-symptomatic/asymptomat...
by aikorob
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Atlanta Walkout
Replies: 52
Views: 5451

Re: Atlanta Walkout

This is because the DA has lost all confidence of the law enforcement community in the area. One week he went on TV and told the world that a TASER was deadly force and the officers were wrong for using it to enable an arrest. A couple of weeks later he reversed himself and said it was not deadly f...
by aikorob
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Coin shortage?
Replies: 64
Views: 4933

Re: Coin shortage?

very hit & miss..............Dairy Queen and Circle K in one county have big signs; next county ----nothing on same shops I still try to do all big purchases by check , so doesn't really matter to me If you're that asshole holding up the line at the register while you find your checkbook, sign one,...
by aikorob
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Coin shortage?
Replies: 64
Views: 4933

Re: Coin shortage?

very hit & miss..............Dairy Queen and Circle K in one county have big signs; next county ----nothing on same shops
I still try to do all big purchases by check, so doesn't really matter to me
by aikorob
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Atlanta Walkout
Replies: 52
Views: 5451

Re: Atlanta Walkout

Reading that article makes me wonder if perhaps some drug like LSD that has been administered to a wide swath of certain geographic regions. yeah................supposedly all those plans to load the NY water supply with acid were never carried out..................................................b...
by aikorob
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Atlanta Walkout
Replies: 52
Views: 5451

Re: Atlanta Walkout

by aikorob
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Atlanta Walkout
Replies: 52
Views: 5451

Re: Atlanta Walkout

.................. That open offer to the members of the APD to come fill open PD positions in a nearby county is IMO something that is could be compelling to members of the APD. Honestly I would not be surprised if Coweta fills these open positions very quickly with APD. ................ Mrs. has ...
by aikorob
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: What have you bought in the last 48 hours?(firearms related)
Replies: 7715
Views: 459487

Re: What have you bought in the last 48 hours?(firearms related)

Truglo scope--- don't know if the sale is valid in your region........... https://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/truglo-nexus-4-12-x-44-riflescope?utm_term=116263195&utm_campaign=june15-20fathersday&utm_source=Flipp&utm_medium=virtualcircular I haven't really heard of Truglo, but one of the guys in the sh...
by aikorob
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Atlanta Walkout
Replies: 52
Views: 5451

Re: Atlanta Walkout

I live about an hour away--- local fishwrapper posted this:
https://times-herald.com/news/2020/06/l ... -in-coweta

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