Von Helman

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  • I am easy going, but often push the envelope with my very opinionated personality
  • Reading, surfing the internet, travel and outdoor photography
  • I own a grocery store and have other investments


  • Posted in thread: Need a favor from my friends/ family here. on 08-24-2016 at 02:13 AM
    Yea thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Posted in thread: Preparations update on 08-24-2016 at 02:03 AM
    Installing a tall communications antenna has been one of those long overdue projects thats been
    parked on my "To do list" forever. Finally the other day with a slight break in the weather I
    had two gu...

  • Posted in thread: Homesteading on cash/no debt basis on 08-22-2016 at 04:49 AM
    Von Helman, what you are describing in your post about your sheep is not what I would consider
    debt. It is barter. While we are good with barter we are not going to take on debt to a bank.
    We do not b...

  • Posted in thread: Homesteading on cash/no debt basis on 08-21-2016 at 06:02 PM
    We work on a cash/no debt basis so we are limited as to the equipment we can have at this
    point.While a cash/no debt is often a good practice it can also hold you back in your
    situation. There is noth...

  • Posted in thread: Farm OPSEC on 08-21-2016 at 04:14 AM
    Watched Bonanza during today's lunch. How did the ranchers back in the the 1800s protect their
    spreads?. Wouldn't their methods work today for a SHTF event?To an extent yes because their
    methods were ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Missouri on 08-20-2016 at 08:12 PM
    Welcome to the board! Dive in and get posting!

  • Posted in thread: Farm OPSEC on 08-19-2016 at 06:53 PM
    This article brings up a lot of very good points. I can relate because our family are large
    farmers and ranchers. We have thousands of acres of farm fields and various types of livestock.
    While the fa...

  • Posted in thread: Another (new) tractor on 08-19-2016 at 06:08 PM
    You can never go wrong with having too much farm equipment Congratulations and Good job!

  • Posted in thread: The failure of the MAG and the BOL on 08-19-2016 at 04:24 PM
    Lastoutlaw, Great Thread and great points you’ve made regarding the MAGS and BOL. Your’e also
    right, forget about the general population, there will be A LOT of so called preppers who will
    find themse...

  • Posted in thread: Whats wrong with the forum tonight? on 08-19-2016 at 04:10 PM
    The speed is ok but I still don't have the side bars that had the advertisers and newest
    threads.I'm on dial up so it's always slow for me but I do have the new threads side bar and
    the advertisements...