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MATT HELM

Arrived yesterday from Pittsburgh

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Hi folks, glad to be here. I posted a thought or two prior to this, yesterday. 

I like stockpiling essentials, but limited space has me thinking of another shed out back.

I got noticed already , surprisigly, and am grateful. I said a little bout my ammo making skills. ( stockpilling in moderate amounts.)

Got a dog & a lady (evil princess) sharing my digs. Things are going better after my minor surgery, and then the Flu. Symptoms are about gone , on each.  So I'll read some, before I get to lengthy here.

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Welcome to The forum Matt Helm.

That said, if you have storage issues, have you considered storing some stuff in the attic. Or dig a hole in the ground in the back yard.

Thats if your living in a house.

Noticed your in Pennsylvania, my sister has a place in Scranton Pennsylvania , she be happy to store some of your stuff for a fee.

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Welcome aboard! In the pages of Survival Cache and SHTFblog, I believe you'll find some good articles about organization to maximize your storage while prepping.

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