Tom

  • Tom replied to the topic CT Preppers needed in the forum Meetups & Events 10 years, 1 month ago

    About the flint and steel. Try your local Boy Scout outfitters. They used to sell flint and steel kits. Some of the Boy Scout literature used to describe how to use a bow drill to start a fire. Camping and Cooking merit badge guides also have (had) a lot of information. Another excellent source, if you can find it, is a book called Camping and…[Read more]

  • Tom replied to the topic Survival Guns in the forum Guns 10 years, 1 month ago

    I have to agree with just about everything posted above.

    I’ve recently acquired a .22 semi-auto survival rifle, as well as a Ruger Mini-14 in .223. Those, coupled with an assortment of revolvers and semi-automatics (primarily 1911’s; love em’. Takes me back to my Navy days) puts me in a pretty good position. My wife can shoot the .22, as well as…[Read more]

  • Tom replied to the topic CT Preppers needed in the forum Meetups & Events 10 years, 1 month ago

    Never thought about farm stores. I’ll have to give it a try.

    Picked up a 22 survival rifle month before last. Breaks down and every thing (action, clip and barrel) fits into the stock. One of my 1911’s has a conversion kit for .22, so I’ve stocked up on that caliber. Picked up a Ruger Mini-14 Ranch in .223 last month. That’ll take down a deer,…[Read more]

  • Tom replied to the topic CT Preppers needed in the forum Meetups & Events 10 years, 1 month ago

    cityhomesteader,

    been watching a lot of Beck, listening and paying attention to him and others. I believe we are in for some serious, serious conditions in the next 12-18 months. I’m gathering materials and equipment to take care of my family in case the balloon goes up, so they say.

    For example, the govt controls the airwaves. Like in WWII, a…[Read more]

  • Tom replied to the topic CT Preppers needed in the forum Meetups & Events 10 years, 1 month ago

    New to this forum. Living in SE CONN, and preparing like crazy!

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