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by Gallowshumour
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Survive and Thrive
Topic: Laundry Question
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Canada

Re: Laundry Question

Check out the Canadian Washboard Company: https://www.canadianwoodenwareco.com/shop

If you don't mind ordering from the US, Lehmans has them, too: https://www.lehmans.com/search?w=washboard
by Gallowshumour
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: General Preparedness
Topic: Rainwear
Replies: 6
Views: 2147
Canada

Re: Rainwear

If you want to know how well your rain gear will protect you, wear it on a motorcycle or scooter. Rainwater, driven by the force of the wind as you ride, will find even the smallest orifice and pour in. I bought a set (jacket and pants) of Wetskins at Canadian Tire roughly twenty years ago. Last yea...
by Gallowshumour
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: General Preparedness
Topic: STAYING ALIVE
Replies: 33
Views: 3636
Canada

Re: STAYING ALIVE

When dealing with short term survival scenarios (stranded or lost in the bush), from the book Survival Secrets by Brian Emdin, in order of importance:

First aid
Fire
Shelter
Signals
Water
Food
by Gallowshumour
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: General Preparedness
Topic: Firearms e-Petition
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Canada

Firearms e-Petition

If you're a Canadian firearms owner (or even if you’re not, you just believe in freedom), remember to sign e-petition e-2341. Google e-2341, follow the links to the petition page on the House of Commons website, then sign the petition and acknowledge the confirmation email you will receive.
by Gallowshumour
Thu May 31, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: General Preparedness
Topic: Tiger vehicles
Replies: 7
Views: 1184
Canada

Re: Tiger vehicles

Tankentruck looks like it's a week away from the Tow'ntruck. One good corner is all it'll take to put that mess on its side.
by Gallowshumour
Sat May 26, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Security and Defense
Topic: IED Explodes in Restaurant in Mississauga...In Canada....
Replies: 28
Views: 6565
Canada

Re: IED Explodes in Restaurant in Mississauga...In Canada....

Last I heard, the police said there was no indication it was terrorism or a hate crime, so I guess that leaves extortion or pure psychotic act.
by Gallowshumour
Thu May 24, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: General Preparedness
Topic: Sweden kicks it up big time
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Canada

Re: Sweden kicks it up big time

Here's a link to the story without all the, well you will see the difference. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/sweden-war-brochure-1.4673655 Well yeah, much different than here. Here all they think you need is an autographed selfie of the PM to keep you warm. A cash reserve is always a good idea, too. ...
by Gallowshumour
Thu May 24, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: General Preparedness
Topic: Tiger vehicles
Replies: 7
Views: 1184
Canada

Re: Tiger vehicles

scrounger wrote:Saw one of these on the road this past weekend. It was based on the GM 3500 platform. Real attention getter.

http://www.tigervehicles.com/tiger-models/bengal/
You REALLY want to get attention? Get an Earthroamer: https://earthroamer.com/

And don't be shy, be really obscene and get the XV-HD.
by Gallowshumour
Thu May 24, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Communication & Tech
Topic: Question about CB Radios
Replies: 6
Views: 2697
Canada

Re: Question about CB Radios

If you buy a CB radio, it might be a good idea to get one that also receives the NOAA and Environment Canada weather channels. It's handy for receiving timely weather updates. Years back I bought two Cobra CB walkie-talkies, one f them (model 38WXST) had the weather channels on it. I always keep tha...
by Gallowshumour
Wed May 23, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: General Preparedness
Topic: Sweden kicks it up big time
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Canada

Re: Sweden kicks it up big time

"Last year, Sweden was saying forget three days, you need to be prepared for a week."

That advice coming from an individual is one thing, but coming from a government it could also mean, "We've spent all the tax money, you're on your own for a week now."

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