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  • When I can I like hunting, fishing, been adding on to our home for a number of year.
  • Gold detecting in N. Nevada, wood working, working on our Samurais
  • Retired from Custodial/maintenance job at a local school dist.


  • Posted in thread: Compressed air motors on 11-20-2014 at 05:22 PM
    I seem to remember reading about a car being built in India that was to be ran by a compressed
    air motor. The thing I wondered about was the cost of running a compressor and maybe having to
    carry a sm...

  • Posted in thread: Wood stove questions on 11-20-2014 at 05:11 PM
    My wood stove is in a corner and the heat shields I made for it are cement board with ceramic
    tile mortered to the room side and then I used lag screws with 1 1/2" square metal tubing cut
    about an inc...

  • Posted in thread: What scares you prep wise? on 11-20-2014 at 03:13 AM
    A couple folks have mentioned my biggest worry: The U. S. Government and their reaction to an
    event. Including an imaginary event they create themselves so they can solve it.This imaginary
    event situa...

  • Posted in thread: Officer of the Watch ~Blackout~ on 11-19-2014 at 08:07 PM
    Great story, hooked me right away. Thanks, waiting to read more.

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo, any photo..... on 11-19-2014 at 12:45 AM
    Not for me but pretty cool. for me either, better to have built into the bedrock than to hang
    things from it. We live on the bottom of the slope of the mountain behind us and when it's
    raining hard t...

  • Posted in thread: What scares you prep wise? on 11-18-2014 at 09:00 PM
    Interesting points to think about. For some reason a "Groundhog Day" scenario came to mind to
    add to your list, not that it would scare a person because getting the chances to get things
    right might b...

  • Posted in thread: Preparations update on 11-18-2014 at 08:34 PM
    Yes, I used to have to drive a good distance to Winco, but they finally put one in our town. I
    don't buy everything there, but I like the bulk stuff, pet food, powdered milk (whole milk),
    and a few ot...

  • Posted in thread: Preparations update on 11-18-2014 at 09:55 AM
    Made a couple big trips today. Stopped in at Costco and picked up several bags of rice, yeast,
    minced garlic, cat litter, vinegar and some flannel sheet sets. My husband is especially
    excited about th...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo, any photo..... on 11-17-2014 at 05:37 AM
    10444I found a baby blue belly under a rock this cold she could barley she hung
    out with me for awhile..took a nap on my warm sleeved arm. I always loved these lizards. I
    think this is...

  • Posted in thread: Preparations update on 11-16-2014 at 05:38 AM
    We bought the super pails. We didn't have much oatmeal either then got to thinking about how
    versatile it was & decided to add some to the stash. Besides, how could we possibly face the
    zombies withou...

I've done so much with so little for so long that I can do almost anything with nothing.