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Re: Got guns?
« Reply #150 on: January 13, 2021, 09:37:50 PM »
https://palmettostatearmory.com/springfield-armory-xds-mod-2-osp-9mm-pistol-with-red-dot-black-xdsg9339bct.html

If your eyes work with red dot sights, the above might be an option.

https://www.kygunco.com/Product/View?ItemNo=128658&avad=211021_e1f579e59

Guns and especially ammo are about to become Unobtanium, especially after things go fully kinetic.

If you aren't getting gunned up now, you better be training daily with edged weapons.

Hope for a battlefield pickup.


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Re: Got guns?
« Reply #151 on: January 14, 2021, 01:15:06 PM »
https://palmettostatearmory.com/springfield-armory-xdm-3-8-9mm-compact-black-xdm9389cbhc-new.html

45 ACP is a bit easier to find these days.


https://palmettostatearmory.com/springfield-armory-xds-mod-2-osp-9mm-pistol-with-red-dot-black-xdsg9339bct.html

If your eyes work with red dot sights, the above might be an option.

https://www.kygunco.com/Product/View?ItemNo=128658&avad=211021_e1f579e59

Guns and especially ammo are about to become Unobtanium, especially after things go fully kinetic.

If you aren't getting gunned up now, you better be training daily with edged weapons.

Hope for a battlefield pickup.


No one is coming to save you.

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Re: Denial will get you killed
« Reply #156 on: January 19, 2021, 02:58:00 PM »
https://www.zerohedge.com/political/everythings-fine-theres-absolutely-nothing-see-here

I know this guy that went to go hunt drug cartels. He used to tell me about not knowing whether he was paranoid or not. He'd say that it was better to side with one's instincts and be paranoid, than to not side with them, fail to act, and wind up dead because you didn't listen to yourself.

He survived.

The power of stupid people in large groups though.


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Re: G M's guide to surviving CW2
« Reply #161 on: February 09, 2021, 04:55:39 PM »
Irish from Democracy is precisely why the left is using all means to monitor us

through social media
government intelligence
GPS
cameras all over
spy satellites

using BS excuses like calling all Republicans "terrorists "
"threats to democracy" or the " rule of law"
"fascists Nazis white supremacists racists " when in fact we just want to be left alone

it is THEY who are what they call us.....
 

it is harder to stay "underground"

probably the best option is to pretend to be here illegally
then no one will bother you.

if you are legal citizen and not registered crat you are marked and followed



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Re: G M's guide to surviving CW2
« Reply #162 on: February 09, 2021, 06:06:54 PM »
There are places that are still America and with much more privacy.

Irish from Democracy is precisely why the left is using all means to monitor us

through social media
government intelligence
GPS
cameras all over
spy satellites

using BS excuses like calling all Republicans "terrorists "
"threats to democracy" or the " rule of law"
"fascists Nazis white supremacists racists " when in fact we just want to be left alone

it is THEY who are what they call us.....
 

it is harder to stay "underground"

probably the best option is to pretend to be here illegally
then no one will bother you.

if you are legal citizen and not registered crat you are marked and followed

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Re: G M's guide to surviving CW2
« Reply #167 on: February 19, 2021, 08:40:42 PM »
Prepare to have our assumptions shattered!

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Re: Ready for no grid?
« Reply #168 on: February 20, 2021, 01:50:47 AM »
https://www.captainsjournal.com/2021/02/17/what-austin-texas-demonstrates-about-prepping/

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/temporary-collapse-texas-foreshadowing-total-collapse-us

From the article:
The problem is that no CEO wants to invest money in nuclear power because the tax incentives are so significant for solar panels.  But the only source of cheap, clean, mature energy that can supply an industrial base with power is nuclear.
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Our grid needs nuclear.  Each house needs what, a great big propane tank with a generator?

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Re: G M's guide to surviving CW2
« Reply #169 on: February 20, 2021, 04:24:25 AM »
In a few weeks the housing market here in NC should get going and we will be looking hard.

At the moment our thought for back up is a big propane tank, perhaps with some solar to help us eke out an extended power outage.

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Re: Ready for no grid?
« Reply #170 on: February 20, 2021, 10:26:54 AM »
https://www.solarreviews.com/blog/best-solar-generators

Start with this.

https://www.captainsjournal.com/2021/02/17/what-austin-texas-demonstrates-about-prepping/

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/temporary-collapse-texas-foreshadowing-total-collapse-us

From the article:
The problem is that no CEO wants to invest money in nuclear power because the tax incentives are so significant for solar panels.  But the only source of cheap, clean, mature energy that can supply an industrial base with power is nuclear.
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Our grid needs nuclear.  Each house needs what, a great big propane tank with a generator?

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Re: G M's guide to surviving CW2
« Reply #171 on: February 20, 2021, 01:08:47 PM »
Noted.

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Re: G M's guide to surviving CW2
« Reply #172 on: February 20, 2021, 04:45:59 PM »
Noted.

Several years ago, we had a blackout during the summer months where the temps were well over 110 degrees. It was utterly miserable. Luckily, I had a fully charged jump starter, plugged a fan in and we were able to sleep in comfort.

I have one of these now:

https://www.jackery.com/

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Re: Ready for no grid?
« Reply #173 on: February 20, 2021, 07:02:29 PM »
https://www.solarreviews.com/blog/best-solar-generators

Start with this.


Agreed.  I have been doing this for some time.  I rebuilt my 1880 house in the mountains with this type of energy before I connected to the grid.  I generally buy cheap components on ebay or locally, but these are some nice products; I like the Yeti.

Some other advice from the north country:
1. One of the first readiness conveniences with power off and heat out is a fully working electric blanket.  Standard ones are less than 200 watts.  Buy the inverter for twice that wattage and enough battery capacity.  One deep cycle battery goes a long way.  Electric blanket requires the 'Pure Sine Wave' inverter to work.  I make a long winter drive often (skiing in the mountains this week).  A powered electric blanket is a key winter travel accessory for me.
2. Buy and wrap heat tape on critical pipes n your home such as your water meter and plumbing pipes and fixtures.  I've had furnaces go off when not home and in vacant homes.  The heat tape comes on when the pipe temp hits 38 degrees, so it costs you nothing in electricity to be plugged in and ready.  These would be good to hook up to backup power in that they use very low wattage.  In an emergency, heat the people and then the plumbing pipes first.  One point about freezing up your water meter, which I've done twice, a prepper might not be eager to invite the city into your home, and the City generally owns the water utility.
3. Natural gas and propane generators.  If you have piped natural gas to your home (or propane), there is no reason your furnace should be off when the electricity goes off, but it does go off.  Typical furnace fan needs about 800 watts.  I haven't done this but I should.  They make one called tri-fuel.  If you have gas, you shouldn't be without electricity, even if it is just to recharge your batteries.
4.  Buy gas or propane heaters for backup that don't require electricity.  My tankless gas water heater lights with two D batteries that last a year.  In an electrical outage, I still have endless hot water.  Wall heaters can be bought for gas heat with no electricity required.  Same for gas fireplace inserts. 
5. In one off grid setting we use a propane powered refrigerator/freezer.  One more thing that doesn't have to run off the generator and can run when the generator is off.

6. Buy a CO detector if you are using gas combustion of any kind.  Buy the one with the digital display so that if you ever do get a reading, you know what the CO level is.  I carry one in the car for winter emergencies, in case I've pulled over and need to leave the car/heat running.
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Re: Ready for no grid?
« Reply #174 on: February 20, 2021, 07:37:04 PM »
Good stuff, Doug.

As soon as the snow melts, I am GTFO my current location and moving to a much more rural and cold environment.
Just hoping the hyperinflation/global depression waits for me to get moved.


https://www.solarreviews.com/blog/best-solar-generators

Start with this.


Agreed.  I have been doing this for some time.  I rebuilt my 1880 house in the mountains with this type of energy before I connected to the grid.  I generally buy cheap components on ebay or locally, but these are some nice products; I like the Yeti.

Some other advice from the north country:
1. One of the first readiness conveniences with power off and heat out is a fully working electric blanket.  Standard ones are less than 200 watts.  Buy the inverter for twice that wattage and enough battery capacity.  One deep cycle battery goes a long way.  Electric blanket requires the 'Pure Sine Wave' inverter to work.  I make a long winter drive often (skiing in the mountains this week).  A powered electric blanket is a key winter travel accessory for me.
2. Buy and wrap heat tape on critical pipes n your home such as your water meter and plumbing pipes and fixtures.  I've had furnaces go off when not home and in vacant homes.  The heat tape comes on when the pipe temp hits 38 degrees, so it costs you nothing in electricity to be plugged in and ready.  These would be good to hook up to backup power in that they use very low wattage.  In an emergency, heat the people and then the plumbing pipes first.  One point about freezing up your water meter, which I've done twice, a prepper might not be eager to invite the city into your home, and the City generally owns the water utility.
3. Natural gas and propane generators.  If you have piped natural gas to your home (or propane), there is no reason your furnace should be off when the electricity goes off, but it does go off.  Typical furnace fan needs about 800 watts.  I haven't done this but I should.  They make one called tri-fuel.  If you have gas, you shouldn't be without electricity, even if it is just to recharge your batteries.
4.  Buy gas or propane heaters for backup that don't require electricity.  My tankless gas water heater lights with two D batteries that last a year.  In an electrical outage, I still have endless hot water.  Wall heaters can be bought for gas heat with no electricity required.  Same for gas fireplace inserts. 
5. In one off grid setting we use a propane powered refrigerator/freezer.  One more thing that doesn't have to run off the generator and can run when the generator is off.

6. Buy a CO detector if you are using gas combustion of any kind.  Buy the one with the digital display so that if you ever do get a reading, you know what the CO level is.  I carry one in the car for winter emergencies, in case I've pulled over and need to leave the car/heat running.

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Re: G M's guide to surviving CW2
« Reply #175 on: February 21, 2021, 03:00:28 AM »
Some quality practical wisdom there.


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