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  1. Thread: 10-80-10 Theory

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    Free iron ore :-) There have been three...

    Free iron ore :-)

    There have been three documented cases of people being hit by meteorites and they resulted in minor injuries. A boy in uganda was hit in 1992 but not injured by a tiny one...
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    Bear in mind that #10 can of dried food may only...

    Bear in mind that #10 can of dried food may only have enough food for about 6 days and a bucket a month - at a rather modest 1600calories per day. At least for typical grains and beans. Less for...
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    According to a book written for doctors by the...

    According to a book written for doctors by the leading researcher on back pain, Low Back Disorders by Stuart McGill, back belts are beneficial when you are suffering from back pain but they are...
  4. Thread: Survival cart

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    Back when I used to frequent Hamfests, basically...

    Back when I used to frequent Hamfests, basically large electronics fleamarkets usually held largely outdoors at fairgrounds, I would use a handtruck with pneumatic tires (helps a lot) loaded with...
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    Greens pack the least nutritional punch. Reds...

    Greens pack the least nutritional punch. Reds not only have significantly more vitamin C but also substantial amounts of Vit A (as beta-carotene) Yellows are wimpy at Vit A but still have much...
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    The addressed this some at the NOAA Skywarn class...

    The addressed this some at the NOAA Skywarn class last night; similar content here:
    http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/outdoors.htm
    There is a link to an outside article worth reading.

    52%f...
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    Looks like you were hiking about an hour west of...

    Looks like you were hiking about an hour west of here.

    Google bear corn edible:
    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110429224059AAQ7XJp...
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    One of the round american harvest dehydrator...

    One of the round american harvest dehydrator models can be expanded up to 30 trays for 30 sq ft vs 12.5sqft for the 9 tray excalibur. For the price of the exclibur, you can get that model plus 10...
  9. False. Starfish prime caused emp damage 900...

    False. Starfish prime caused emp damage 900 miles away. EMP levels were actually low (about 12% of the levels expected from an emp weapon) but if the burst had been more stragecally placed they...
  10. Contrary to the assertion above, the power...

    Contrary to the assertion above, the power companies have not learned from past mistakes. The grid is known to be vulnerable, today. And contrary to another assertion above, we are not talking...
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    Adjusting the ratio of diphenol oxalate to...

    Adjusting the ratio of diphenol oxalate to hydrogen peroxide determines whether the chemical reaction proceeds slowly, producing a small amount of light over a long period of time, or quickly...
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    Good thing they found him when they did. The...

    Good thing they found him when they did. The storm did materialize. Cars are now covered with wet snow where I am. Probably just cold rain where he was lost but that will still suck the heat...
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    Yes, they found him in the fetal position in the...

    Yes, they found him in the fetal position in the woods in a gulley or creek bed 50 yards from a rock quarry. About a mile from where he went missing in an area which had been searched before....
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    A review of the pepperoni version of the tactical...

    A review of the pepperoni version of the tactical sammich is not encouraging:
    http://www.theimpulsivebuy.com/wordpress/2011/07/19/review-cmmg-pepperoni-tactical-sammich/

    No nutrition info or...
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    Search and rescue: 9yo mute autistic boy

    A 9 year old mute autistic boy has gone missing on a hike in virginia (near the epicenter of the august 5.8 magnitude quake that shook the east coast). There were 1200 volunteers searching a 3.5...
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    The ability of trenching equipment to deal with...

    The ability of trenching equipment to deal with frozen ground varies. But folks around there should know what it takes.

    While you have a trench dug, consider dropping in an empty run of conduit...
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    Because that is how it is marketed. It is sold...

    Because that is how it is marketed. It is sold as a 30 day supply of food, not a component in a 30 day supply of food. Worse, bigger kits are are sold as a year's supply. 30 days you might get...
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    As is typical, these survival "foods" will fill...

    As is typical, these survival "foods" will fill your belly but come nowhere close to satisfying your nutritional requirements.


    item servings A C Ca Fe
    Oat meal 60 0 0 1 7
    chicken...
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    tMother nature likes to get revenge on us for...

    tMother nature likes to get revenge on us for crawling out of the sea and causing trouble. Build a roof, floor, and walls, to code, and water will still find ways to infiltrate. Can't win for...
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    The skin depth at 60hz is about 8.5mm. The...

    The skin depth at 60hz is about 8.5mm. The wire size where resistance increases by 10% due to skin effect is 1inch diameter and less for smaller sizes. Resistance decreases in proportion to the...
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    The first search hits for survival nutrition is a...

    The first search hits for survival nutrition is a tale of someone who literally starved to death on a full stomach after crash landing in WWII. Eating rabbit. A diet of rabbit (45oz/2200...
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    We have been lucky enough to live through a brief...

    We have been lucky enough to live through a brief anomaly in human history during which epidemics were kept at bay by vaccines, antibiotics, sanitation, testing, and insect control. But we seem to...
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    The epicenter was about 30 miles east of here. ...

    The epicenter was about 30 miles east of here. Shook buildings pretty well but didn't seem to do much damage around here. Knocked a few things off shelves. Scared the birds. Was reportedly felt...
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    The epicenter was about 30 miles east of here. ...

    The epicenter was about 30 miles east of here. Shook buildings pretty well but didn't seem to do much damage around here. Knocked a few things off shelves. Scared the birds. Was reportedly felt...
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    http://www.rei.com/ REI is a coop with stores in...

    http://www.rei.com/
    REI is a coop with stores in about half the US states. If you are going to spend more than about $200, spend the $20 to join and get about 10% rebate at the end of the year;...
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