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  • Retired US Navy
  • Raising my kids the right way and self reliance
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  • Posted in thread: Exterior Doors on 12-21-2014 at 07:01 AM
    My basement has steel doors that open outward. I welded a 3/8" flat bar of boiler plate so it
    covers the gap all around to the door, also helps keep the wind out too. once the door is
    closed the plate...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody have their property be declared a flood zone? on 12-20-2014 at 05:24 AM
    My house is not in a flood zone and would require an unbelievable amount of water to be
    affected by a flood. Just the same I still have flood insurance, as well as sewer back up
    insurance and insuranc...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody have their property be declared a flood zone? on 12-20-2014 at 05:21 AM
    I'm not going to waste a bunch of effort on it. I do have other more important things to worry
    about. I just find it hard to believe this is all b/c of a creek I could jump across without
    getting wet....

  • Posted in thread: Hillary 2016 and MyIRA 2016 on 12-19-2014 at 01:20 AM
    Isn't that how social security started? How long before this becomes "discretionary spending"
    like social security? I won't participate, if my company loses it's 401(K) I will no longer
    contribute and...

  • Posted in thread: Done Prepping on 12-18-2014 at 11:00 AM
    Originally Posted by LincTex View PostNow, I 'm leaning much more towards
    homesteading/self-sufficiency dreams, and less towards disaster preparedness.This has always
    been my mind set.Mine to, it has ...

  • Posted in thread: A morning note from my teenage son on 12-13-2014 at 05:30 AM
    Tell him WELL PLAYED, now go study! LOL That was awesome though, nice touch!

  • Posted in thread: The 6 most important paragraphs. on 12-13-2014 at 05:28 AM
    Does anyone think things will get better by voting? Nope, Boehner makes deals with el
    presidente so I ask the following question, "what is the difference between a Democrat and a
    Republican?" I ask b...

  • Posted in thread: ice age- Global cooling on 12-13-2014 at 05:22 AM
    difference is that managed forests have a higher density of trees per acre than occurs
    naturally.One of the responses to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s was planting tree belts on the
    Great Plains in an ...

  • Posted in thread: ice age- Global cooling on 12-13-2014 at 05:18 AM
    The Maple used to make guitar necks is VERY hard wood. Is yours a different kind?Mine is all
    sugar maple so no it is not "hard maple". I do tap them for syrup and am letting a few more
    grow for this p...

  • Posted in thread: ice age- Global cooling on 12-10-2014 at 08:17 AM
    Burning tropical forests releases huge amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, resulting in
    fewer trees to absorb the extra CO2 and release O2.I agree that burning tropical forest to
    "clear the land fo...

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