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    Scribd now requires one to pay to download books,...

    Scribd now requires one to pay to download books, although you can read these books online for free. Is there another free site where I can get some of the Foxfire books?
  2. Thread: Survival Kits

    by bulrush
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    I've seen some survival kits online and at the...

    I've seen some survival kits online and at the store. They are either too expensive, or the components are poor quality, mostly plastic. So I have gotten components over the years to make my own.
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  3. Zombie killing sling-hammer with skull ejector

    http://boingboing.net/2012/01/03/zombie-killing-sling-hammer-wi.html

    Contains a video. One end is a slingshot, the other has a steel ball for whacking, and a steel spike for...spiking. If a skull...
  4. Thread: Hockey Puck

    by bulrush
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    In a SHTF situation it is also important to...

    In a SHTF situation it is also important to reduce stress to increase the odds of survival. If you can't play hockey with it, make up another game with it.
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    My son is an Eagle scout and he updated a few of...

    My son is an Eagle scout and he updated a few of my techniques. Like, dry paper towel makes great tinder for catching a spark, but a dry paper towel soaked in bacon grease works even better. He'll do...
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    The serrated knives work really well for cutting...

    The serrated knives work really well for cutting vines, rope, and other tough fibers, as well as plastic banding on cases of copier paper. You never know when you have to open a box of paper out in...
  7. Thread: No sparks!

    by bulrush
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    Not sure if you have real flint, or a ferro rod...

    Not sure if you have real flint, or a ferro rod (mischmetal). A ferro rod gets a black coating of oxidation on it when it sits for a week or two. You have to strike over and over to scratch off this...
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    1. Obama's health care bill that passed acts just...

    1. Obama's health care bill that passed acts just like a tax. It requires employers to purchase more health care than they can afford, which raises prices for you and me. When prices are raised,...
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    My Streamlight Septor has 7 LEDs and 3 modes of...

    My Streamlight Septor has 7 LEDs and 3 modes of brightness, allowing you to save batteries if you want. And it uses 3 AAA batteries, which are easy to find and cheap. And it's a headlamp.
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    Poll: Some of the military info that goes out on US...

    Some of the military info that goes out on US news stations concerns me.
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    Poll: Here's an interesting snippet I found. This is...

    Here's an interesting snippet I found. This is from 1979 regarding Iran negotiations to release the US prisoners there. (This was in all uppercase. I fixed it.)


    Now, if that doesn't piss off the...
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    Poll: I thought we were talking about the most recent...

    I thought we were talking about the most recent leak, which was leaking secured emails (which were hacked) from US embassies all over the world. The emails said things like "Prime Minister xxx likes...
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    This is the style I had made for me by a guy who...

    This is the style I had made for me by a guy who loved to make things from scratch. They were made from thick leather, lined with fluffy wool. I only went outside with them in the summer a couple...
  14. Thread: Jackpot

    by bulrush
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    What does "cathartic" mean? Does it mean you get...

    What does "cathartic" mean? Does it mean you get "the runs"?
  15. Thread: poison ivy?

    by bulrush
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    A doctor on a radio show last weekend said in 8...

    A doctor on a radio show last weekend said in 8 minutes the oil is absorbed into your skin and after that you cannot wash it off, you simply treat the symptoms.

    Sometimes the oil will get on your...
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    I'll just add the wild edibles I have in my yard:...

    I'll just add the wild edibles I have in my yard:
    - Sheep sorrel (not a real oxalis, but edible, and it tastes lemony)
    - Wood sorrel (i.e. oxalis, do not eat if you have a history of oxalic acid...
  17. Thread: Aloe Vera

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    I use aloe for treating sunburn, it works great...

    I use aloe for treating sunburn, it works great at that. It is also great for treating regular burns. Have not tried it on poison ivy. The active ingredient in poison ivy, an oil, will still be there...
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    I know, I saw the news clips. They think they...

    I know, I saw the news clips. They think they will have resale value, but no one has power to play them!
  19. Thread: Concussions!

    by bulrush
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    Who says I have drain bamage--amage--amage?

    Who says I have drain bamage--amage--amage?
  20. Thread: Concussions!

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    As a person who has had 4-5 concussions, this...

    As a person who has had 4-5 concussions, this information is a bit vague. No info on how long symptoms last, no info on when you should see a doctor.
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    Yep. I saw his video about "Survival Water". He...

    Yep. I saw his video about "Survival Water". He makes a funnel out of a 2L bottle, then hooks a hose to the bottom of the funnel via the plastic bottle cap. Then he pours water into the funnel from...
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    In Michigan, you can buy any hunting or fishing...

    In Michigan, you can buy any hunting or fishing permit at a retail store called Meijer. They use a computer to check your driver's license number, then you pay with a credit card. I would assume any...
  23. Cooking meat thoroughly will kill any bacteria on...

    Cooking meat thoroughly will kill any bacteria on it. But it will still taste like sh*t.
  24. 10gm is 10,000mg. The US Recommended Daily...

    10gm is 10,000mg. The US Recommended Daily Allowance is 2000mg. 10,000mg sounds like a heart attack waiting to happen for a normal American doing a typical day's work with electricity. However,...
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    I like cayenne pepper on meat. Mrs. Dash goes...

    I like cayenne pepper on meat. Mrs. Dash goes well on vegetables. And I like garlic, fresh, dried, powdered, etc.
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