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Forum: Preps

Anything to do with personal preparation for "whatever" may come our way. Food, water, shelter, etc.

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  2. Hi-pri:

    Sticky Thread The Full Prep 101 Series

    Prep 101 (newbies, not vets): Part I Here are a few tips for newbies - you vets already know this. So you want to make your home safe in the event of a disaster, health-related or natural. Congratulations! That's an achievement in itself, so don't feel overwhelmed or "dumb." You just proved...

    Started by fruit loop‎, 03-17-2008 06:52 PM
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    01-01-2018 08:13 PM Go to last post
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    Per Dennis' instruction, he will make this a sticky. This thread is for important printable downloads. Please place your links on this thread. :)

    Started by mzkitty‎, 01-04-2012 10:47 AM
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    07-21-2017 06:46 PM Go to last post
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    Sticky Thread Bargain Basement: Coupon Codes, Sales, Samples, Freebies

    Post 'em here. JoAnn Stores coupon code 40% off one item if you shop online. Enter code DEP101

    Started by fruit loop‎, 03-23-2009 09:42 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    12-13-2014 02:02 PM Go to last post
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    Sticky Thread Welcome to the new PREP forum

    At repeated urging from staff and members, I have created a new category of rooms, called "On Your Own", and comsolidated several rooms into it. In addition, I've created a dedicated PREP room. So welcome, and hope this meets with your approval and satisfaction!

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, 06-23-2006 02:30 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    02-11-2009 03:47 PM Go to last post
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  1. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: November 18 ~ 24, 2018

    Just picked up sweet potatoes from Wegman's Thanks Giving Sale. $0.39 cents a pound! $3.90 for ten pounds of food that will keep in a cool dark basement till spring. It may be eaten long before spring gets here. Where is that happy dance icon?

    Started by Old Gray Mare‎, 11-18-2018 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-18-2018 06:50 PM Go to last post

    Must have prep - Dutch oven and accessories

    Our forefathers lugged them across the country in covered wagons. But what exactly is a dutch oven and why would you want one in your preps? I'll share a little research I've done on the subject of dutch ovens. A traditional Dutch oven is made of cast iron, has three legs, a wire bale...

    Started by Mr. Mason‎, 07-06-2008 11:38 AM
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    • Replies: 110
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    11-17-2018 11:59 AM Go to last post
  3. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: November 11 ~ 17, 2018

    Getting the thread started for the week - already typed out a post but managed to hit a wrong key and delete it :lol: Maybe I'd better have another cup of coffee and get ready for work instead of trying to re-type it :) Wishing you all a good week!

    Started by ReneeT‎, 11-11-2018 06:34 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 223
    11-16-2018 09:31 AM Go to last post
  4. Prep Genrl

    5 Empty Propane Fuel Cylinders

    I have a few of the small 16.4 oz size, that I use in my Mr. Heater stoves. My question is what, if anything can I do with the empty's ? I know they cannot be refilled ! Does anyone have any innovative ideas of what to do with them ? I thought about using them as targets, as they are empty,...

    Started by NoDandy‎, 11-15-2018 04:50 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 62
    11-15-2018 08:10 PM Go to last post
  5. Misc

    Off grid refrigeration

    Vollger shows what he uses to maintain his onboard refrigeration system for a fridge and freezer. He has warnings for using foreign refrigerant gas for recharging. - OGM Sailboat Refrigeration, Keep It Cool, R-134a, vid#11, Patrick Childress Sailing Patrick Childress Sailing Published on Apr...

    Started by Old Gray Mare‎, 11-09-2018 10:27 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 81
    11-13-2018 12:02 PM Go to last post
  6. Food

    Salt Question

    The local Grocery outlet has Himalayian salt. It is pretty chunky and in pretty sweet jars with corks. About a couple ponds fir $2.99. Has anyone become a salt foodie and tell me what you know about all the new types of salt out there? Thank you.

    Started by Siskiyoumom‎, 08-01-2018 12:00 AM
    • Replies: 19
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    11-09-2018 10:55 AM Go to last post
  7. Water

    Testing drinking water for impurities

    Video on how this individual tests water when away from civilization and a testing lab isn't handy. Included is what he needs to do the testing and how he does the tests. There is supposed to be a long voyage provisioning (few weeks for two adults) list at his blog at

    Started by Old Gray Mare‎, 11-09-2018 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 53
    11-09-2018 10:02 AM Go to last post
  8. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: November 4 ~ 10, 2018

    Well, here it is - a new week already :) My internal alarm clock went off at the usual time, so I have an extra hour to lollygag over my coffee this morning before heading in to work - just hope the donut lady at the grocery store woke up on time :lol: Yesterday was not a good day for raking my...

    Started by ReneeT‎, 11-04-2018 05:46 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 313
    11-08-2018 06:46 PM Go to last post
  9. Food

    Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light - Prepping opportunity - Dried spices, beans, lentils, peas etc.

    Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light is coming up on November 7th. Sales! Prepping opportunity. If you have an Indian grocery store in your area it might be worth checking out. I just scored lentils and spices at some wonderful prices. There were also other assorted beans at good prices. If you...

    Started by Old Gray Mare‎, 10-27-2018 01:12 PM
    beans, beansprouts, spice
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 141
    11-06-2018 10:45 AM Go to last post
  10. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: October 28 ~ November 3, 2018

    Just getting the thread started for the week before I head off to work; hope to see lots of posts this week! Take care all, stay safe - and as happy as you can!

    Started by ReneeT‎, 10-28-2018 06:56 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 362
    11-03-2018 01:02 AM Go to last post
  11. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: October 21 ~ 27, 2018

    Good evening, All! Here I am, slacking off again on getting the thread started for the week :rolleyes: We had a busy - but fun - morning today. Daughter texted "Patiently waiting until 7 am so I can text to see if you want the boys today".... at 6:42am :lol: She'd been on a roll since 5 am -...

    Started by ReneeT‎, 10-21-2018 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 295
    10-28-2018 11:21 AM Go to last post

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