desert rat

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  1. desert rat

    ok so whats gotta go?

    LOL Tinder!! Looks like if you run across Jerry^up there you better have a couple of 6 pks. Oh sorry Rick, I ain't ditchin' nuthin'. Get one of those plastic sled things. I got a weeks worth of groceries on one once during a snowstorm with a cargo net. Why pack if you could drag? I know that's irrellevant.
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    Gasoline Shortages???

    Bump!!! Heck with gasoline, I'm going to buy that samsung thingy down there. (NOT) Can't eat it, car won't run on it. Maybe I can trade it if there's no power for something useful. I guess they actually pay people to invade sites and advertise chit......
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    Well played obama...

    Just five things is all I have to add to this. 1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealth out of prosperity. 2. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. 3. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else first. 4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it. 5. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them; and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work, because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that is the beginning of the end.
  4. This defines Martial Law by Country. I say it defines it rather well. No U.S. Constitution, no Bill of Rights. All suspended. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martial_law
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    At least it happened before TSHTF

    Sheeeit Hoss! That stuff will kill you dude. Friend of mine had it. Sick just like you, sent him home. 1 year later he was back in the hospital having 3 feet of his intestines removed. He's fine now, eats all the seedy stuff he ate before and then some. Even popcorn and that should be taboo for you. Hope you get better without any more complications. dr
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    Simple shelter

    WT, Here's you a link for a selection of shelters. When you said cabin, I thought "cabin". Search through the shelters, I believe the link is directly to the shelters. I also suggest you click on Home and search through the site. It's very informative on survival in the bush. I believe you'll enjoy this site as well as others! You can also learn to make a fire with a soda can and chocolate bar if you wish. dr http://www.wildwoodsurvival.com/survival/shelter/index.html
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    Simple shelter

    Oooo, my bad! I thought you were asking about shelters. Was half asleep when I read your post. Shouldn't be to hard to find diagram or schematic. Sounds like what's called a corner post log cabin instead of the logs being notched and lapped.
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    Simple shelter

    Sounds like a thatch and grass shelter, could be brush shelter. dr
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    Everything you wanted to know about .223/5.56 ammo

    You're welcome sir. The 5.56 would not be my first choice either. I just put the link up for reference for those inquiring minds...
  10. Anyone who "practices" can be deadly with a .22 caliber. Recoil can be considered, as far as getting many rounds off. Yep, 22s are cheaper, but like Matt said, throw a 1/2" pebble at someone then throw a brick. See which gets thier attention the most.
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    He just loss my vote

    Hehehehe, hey Dawg, would you like to borrow this? The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food stamps ever. Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us to "Please Do Not Feed the Animals." Their stated reason for the policy is because they will grow dependent on handouts and will not learn to take care of themselves. This ends today's lesson. And yes, Coastie's post was did hit a nail head! dr
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    He just loss my vote

    I'll agree with the lesser of two evils on this one. I just don't know! I keep asking myself "are we better off than four years ago", and my answer is "NO". But just say what if it were MCcain? I still may be answering the same question with the same answer. I do know one thing. We are in a world of crap as a nation! Economy, diplomatically ect. I've never been a party voter and considered myself one to vote for the best one for the job! At the moment I feel as though neither one of them are suited for it. Also consider that MCcain got 2/3 of the popular vote. Right now there's plenty of mud slinging going on here and it's enough to make you sick. Don't tell me if such and such is elected he's going to do this and that. Tell me WTF you're going to do to make this situation we are in better! I'll absolutely agree with this one Ken! We should make a change come to America! A lot of our representitives have been there to long manipulating the system. I said a lot, not all. It'd be funny to see nary an incumbent one come back to it's seat. As you said, that'd sure as hell get some attention. Then we could say, Change has come to America! (JMO) dr
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    UAV’s and US Airspace

    Nice little trip Rod. I'm empressed that your son is there. As far as speculation about the UAVs flying around spying on us, I'd think first the operators were training. Where I'm at, it's nothing to see the old C130s, Blackhawks and occassionally an old Huey from the guard or reserves. I've even had a squad during a training excerise or FTX come up on me when I was scouting for deer sign. LOL They shoulda been useing their FLIR. They didn't know I was there till they were up on me. Glad you two enjoyed yourselves. Hope you got to spend some time with your son. dr
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    Article Ideas

    The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food stamps ever. Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us to "Please Do Not Feed the Animals." Their stated reason for the policy is because the animals will grow dependent on handouts and will not learn to take care of themselves. This ends today's lesson. I just kill me sometimes.. dr
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    Convincing Family

    Coastie's right Navy. Let him go his own way.
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    Khanki pants that last?

    Sure Grant. I beat the hell out of the "Dickies" brand. You can also get shirts. They're tougher than gator hide. Or they used to be. Bad thing was they're pretty thick. I've wore some up to 7 yrs and believe me, I'm tough on about anything. Barring the oil, grease stains, they washed up pretty good but as I said, they are thick. Also found them in blue as well as khaki. dr
  17. desert rat

    Goodbye and thank you

    Jeesus Tinder, will you make up my mind?! LOL Ohh, glad yer stayin' Mr. LOLOLOL
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    Decent Prices on Gear

    Dang it Reg, I been waiting on you to put this'un up. LOL There's some real deals here and some not so real deals. Hey! Yo! Capt. Bart! I was thinking about buying the MIG21 in the surplus vehicles. Only 30G'sss! One thing though, I can't fly a freakin' jet! As a matter of fact, I probably can't fly a RC plane. Ya interested? I'd need a Show-Fur! I can read the Russian for you. http://www.majorsurplus.com/
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    Convincing Family

    Hmmmm, I think you're implying to the same thing as Jeff Foxworthy only he put it in a rednecks perspective!!!! If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a great test! If a Republican doesn't like guns, he doesn't buy one. If a Democrat doesn't like guns, he wants all guns outlawed. If a Republican is a vegetarian, he doesn't eat meat. If a Democrat is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products banned for everyone. If a Republican is homosexual, he quietly leads his life. If a Democrat is homosexual, he demands legislated respect. If a Republican is down-and-out, he thinks about how to better his situation. A Democrat wonders who is going to take care of him. If a Republican doesn't like a talk show host, he switches channels. Democrats demand that those they don't like be shut down. If a Republican is a non-believer, he doesn't go to church. A Democrat non-believer wants any mention of God and religion silenced. If a Republican decides he needs health care, he goes about shopping for it, or may choose a job that provides it. A Democrat demands that the rest of us pay for his. If a Republican reads this, he'll send it so his friends can have a good laugh. A Democrat will delete it because he's "offended". dr
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    first aid kit

    Just me but, I'd add a can or two of Cold Spray. I got two in our med kit. Used it once to remove a #16 elk hair caddis fly hook from my arm. Numbed the area with it. I'd think it would also double for slowing bleeding on cuts. The reason I put this here is that it's an oddity. Something you usually don't find in med kits. http://www.medexsupply.com/surgical-supplies-prep-supplies-cold-skin-freeze-anesthetic-spray-4oz-x_pid-90.html
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    personal information log

    Shadow, I've basically done the same thing. Only storing things in a .pdf format and putting them on a zip drive. I will have have the capability to transfer files to paper for several weeks if the "lights go out". Also having a laptop to recharge by way of solar panels if needed. Also your idea of having hard copies is a good one and I'm trusting myself on this one rather than misplacing the files and trying to locate them if lost. Believe me, I can loose stuff!
  22. It was one of their own that made that movie!I also think it was premeditated. Him knowing excatly what he'd start. May even have been paid to do it. They also don't need a reason to kill the infidel! (JMO)
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    Goodbye and thank you

    God bless you my friend. May all your ventures be positively rewarded Tinder. You will be missed. Good luck! dr
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    9/11 - The Truth is Never Popular

    ditto. They talk outa both sides of their mouth.
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    And now we have this ,,

    anyone care for a dose of listeria. I hope not. http://www.cdc.gov/listeria/index.html http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012/09/12/fatal-listeria-outbreak-linked-to-imported-cheese/57757884/1?csp=34news&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+usatoday-NewsTopStories+%28News+-+Top+Stories%29