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Whats Missing?

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Prime, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. Prime

    Prime Well-Known Member

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    Which item or items are missing from your Prep type stuff that you are aware of and feel you must get around to obtaining at some stage?

    Same question but if you had an inkling a serious incident was going to occur next month what item would you be purchasing or stockpiling first?

    Interested to know what you feel is missing but needs addressing.
     
  2. lonewolf

    lonewolf Administrator Staff Member

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    i'm not sure anything is actually missing, but what I would do is just increase the quantities should I get a hint of something happening.
     
  3. mark wilson

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    A water filter
     
  4. mark wilson

    mark wilson Moderator Staff Member

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    And a new knife but that's a want not a need lol
     
  5. Prime

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    Do you have anything currently?

    If not what do you know about filtration and purification? Do you know different methods to make water safe?
     
  6. Prime

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    Most likely. Women like jewellery and Furs , Guys like Knives and Guns - go figure!!

    A sub £10 mora will cover most cutting needs. Don't get lost in the headlights.
     
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  7. mark wilson

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    A like mora knifes prime but a make my own m8
     
  8. mark wilson

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    Sand charcoal and grass/straw...mostly use my scarf to filter large particles out and boil works so far but a really need to get a mini filtration system for the bag incase I can boil and have to drink on the move
     
  9. lonewolf

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    remember the old adage: 3 is 2, 2 is 1, and 1 is none.
     
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  10. Prime

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    These are good Mark and reasonably pound friendly.
     
  11. mark wilson

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    What ones prime
     
  12. Prime

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  13. mark wilson

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    That one looks good cheers prime
     
  14. lonewolf

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    good? their bloody marvellous!:lol:
     
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  15. Phil

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    If I knew something was going to happen then I'd get a battery powered chainsaw, with charger and spares battery,and spares chains,as I can recharge them via solar and they make little noise.Toolstation do one by Einhell at about £136
    for the basic kit.
     
  16. lonewolf

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    I don't like chainsaws, I nearly lost my left leg to one in the 70s, so I still to hand tools these days.
     
  17. Prime

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    Operator Error maybe. Training with Chainsaws is a definite must to be able to plan your cuts.

    In the same way i wouldn't give an untrained person a firearm.



    Don't throw baby with the bath water.
     
  18. lonewolf

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    I was doing fine until the tree unexpectedly collapsed on top of me, hired chainsaw- no instructions given, kevlar clothing didn't exist then, I only used it the once and will never ever touch one again, like I said it was 40 years ago, a different era.
     
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  19. Alanm

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    For me ( speaking of chainsaws) it would be more chain oil,2 stroke oil,spare chains and petrol. We are mainly solid fuel here and the chainsaws are essential.I have bowsaws and spare blades,but I like the ease of power tools.I cut enough wood to last 3 months yesterday and it took me twenty minutes.

    SHTF will be a busy enough place as it is!
     
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