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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 05:52 PM
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    01-01-2018 07:13 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 09:47 AM
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    07-21-2017 05:46 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 08:42 PM
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    12-13-2014 01:02 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 01:30 PM
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    02-11-2009 02:47 PM Go to last post
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  1. Food

    Is flour okay if it doesn't smell rancid?

    I found some bags of flour that I had stored in a drawer in my office that is a good three years old. Its smells fine, it is still good? Judy

    Started by nomifyle‎, 08-23-2019 11:30 AM
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    Today 02:23 AM Go to last post
  2. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: August 18 ~ 24, 2019

    Hey everyone! What's up on the prep front today? I'm checking the ads in my Sunday papers for bargains, and also checking out shelves on the Menard's and Home Depot websites - gonna shake up the pantry storage a little bit and try to reclaim the closet in the grandsons' room for their clothing,...

    Started by ReneeT‎, 08-18-2019 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 24
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    08-23-2019 06:58 PM Go to last post
  3. Poll:

    Poll Trauma medical kit (blowout kit) - Do you have one? - Know how/when to use it?

    Trauma medicine is medical help when immediate attention is required or someone (maybe you) will bleed out in less than 10 minutes. Examples of trauma medicine are someone was shot, bad fall with a deep puncture wound, punctured lung, somehow an artery is cut and it looks like a red fountain at...

    Started by 1911user‎, 05-13-2019 06:07 PM
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    08-21-2019 08:19 PM Go to last post
  4. Prep Genrl

    Rust on cans

    I've brought this up before but wnat to revisit the situation. My pantry is nice, although there is no a/c vent in the room and little insulation, two sides are on an outside wall. DH may have put insulation in the walls and I'm not sure about the ceiling. There are many cans that have rust...

    Started by nomifyle‎, 08-17-2019 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 81
    08-19-2019 08:09 PM Go to last post
  5. Food

    How to store dried fruit?

    sometimes I get dried fruit in commodities, last month four bags. We don't eat them all that fast, so I'd like to know how to store them. TIA Judy

    Started by nomifyle‎, 08-14-2019 11:54 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 104
    08-17-2019 11:08 AM Go to last post
  6. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: August 11 ~ 17, 2019

    Good Afternoon, Folks! Sorry for the later start - I'm moving slow today for some reason - or scatterbrained, more likely! It was so nice to see all the posts on the prep thread last week - sometimes I worry that there isn't much interaction, but then again, I also understand 'loose lips sink...

    Started by ReneeT‎, 08-11-2019 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 20
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    08-16-2019 02:33 PM Go to last post
  7. Food

    Jif peanut butter

    I just got back from my local grocery store where I found a great deal on peanut butter. The Jif 16oz jars had coupons attached for $1 off on 2 jars. Our store has them on sale for 3/$5 this week. I bought 4 jars, and ended up paying $1.17 per jar! Thatís much cheaper than Aldi peanut butter. Itís...

    Started by Dinghy‎, 08-15-2019 11:28 AM
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    08-15-2019 07:27 PM Go to last post
  8. Food

    Jig peanut butter

    I just got back from my local grocery store where I found a great deal on peanut butter. The Jif 16oz jars had coupons attached for $1 off on 2 jars. Our store has them on sale for 3/$5 this week. I bought 4 jars, and ended up paying $1.17 per jar! Thatís much cheaper than Aldi peanut butter. Itís...

    Started by Dinghy‎, 08-15-2019 11:27 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 32
    08-15-2019 11:53 AM Go to last post
  9. Food

    Pop Bottles

    I have some grains stored in 2L pop bottles and I have a lot more to get put away. I can keep the bottles pretty much out of a lot of light. grits, oatmeal, pasta, just about any kind of grain. Opinions please on using these bottles for long long term food storage. TIA Judy

    Started by nomifyle‎, 08-11-2019 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 176
    08-14-2019 04:16 PM Go to last post
  10. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: August 3 ~ 9, 2019

    Good Morning, All! It's clear and cool this morning, sky just turning pink in the east as the sun is coming up. Temp is in the low 60's but it is supposed to get up to the mid 80's today, so some of my work will be done inside. I do have the first load of laundry is in the washer (and weren't...

    Started by ReneeT‎, 08-04-2019 06:29 AM
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    08-10-2019 08:21 AM Go to last post
  11. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: July 28 ~ August 3, 2019

    Home from our short trip to southern Illinois - it was a fun trip with two women I grew up with (one lived a mile east, the other a mile south), but it is also good to be back home - where I don't have to be tense about having minimal preps on hand :lol: On vacation this week, and have...

    Started by ReneeT‎, 07-28-2019 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 564
    08-03-2019 04:28 PM Go to last post
  12. Food

    A one hour Food Storage talk by Mongo (Viking Preparedness)

    I found this on youtube today. Well worth watching on the subject of food storage. How, why, how much, etc. He is giving a presentation at a prepper meeting somewhere 2 years ago. Note this is public youtube and not connected with his worthwhile patreon or youtube channels. runtime is 68...

    Started by 1911user‎, 07-28-2019 11:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 273
    07-31-2019 04:52 PM Go to last post
  13. Prep Genrl

    Weekly Prep Thread: July 21 ~ 27, 2019

    Wow! So great to see all the participation in the thread last week! Must be something in the air - even some of the liberals I work with are getting antsy :lol: Keep it up, folks! Looks like I'll be having knee surgery within the next couple of weeks as my fracture has finally healed from the...

    Started by ReneeT‎, 07-21-2019 05:47 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 454
    07-26-2019 06:49 PM Go to last post

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