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Prepper Report Card Categories and Points


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Food
1. Food – 2,200 calories per person/day/year = 10 points
2. Food Resupply – Garden/Livestock = 5 points
3. Food resupply Preserve – Canning/Dehydrating = 5 points



Water
1. Potable Water - 1 Gallon per person/day/year = 10 points
2. Water Resupply – Swimming Pool/Ponds/Lakes – 5 points
3. Method to Purify – Boil/Ceramic filter/Bleach - 5 points


Shelter
1. Shelter Location – Safe location = 4 points
2. Shelter – 3 points
3. Power Generator – Solar Power/Generator Fuel = 4 points
4. Heating & cooling – Wood/Fan = 3 points
5. Cooking – Wood Stove/Rocket Stove/Campfire = 3 points
6. Bug-Out Location – Need one like a farm/lake/stream = 3points



Security
1. Military Training – Army/Police/Boyscout = 5 points
2. Fire Arms – Ammo Stock Pile/Quality Weapons = 5 points
3. Security Enhancement – NBC/NVG/Alarm System “Dogs” = 5 points
4. Network - Force/Survival Group = 5 points



X-Factor
1. Medical - Training/Supply/EMT/DR. – 4 points
2. Communication – CB/Emergency Radio/Walky Talky = 4 points
3. Bug-Out vehicle – 4WD Durango = 4 points
4. Barter Items – Toilet Paper/Alcohol/Shampoo/Gold & Silver/ Food = 4 points
5. X-Factor – Skill Set/Combat Tours = 4 points


Last Edited by Juggalo on 03/02/2013 10:20 AM
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******* This is "Not" a Religious debate Thread *******

Prepper ideas is what this thread is about. I will state, that "No Religion/No Spiritual Entity/Deity" saved any of the 100,000's of Soldiers Killed during my 6 Combat Tours.

Let's just keep this Thread for Prepping only, Thanks


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Prepper Report Card Categories and Points


Prepper Report Card


Food
1. Food – 2,200 calories per person/day/year = 10 points
2. Food Resupply – Garden/Livestock = 5 points
3. Food resupply Preserve – Canning/Dehydrating = 5 points


Water
1. Potable Water - 1 Gallon per person/day/year = 10 points
2. Water Resupply – Swimming Pool/Ponds/Lakes – 5 points
3. Method to Purify – Boil/Ceramic filter/Bleach - 5 points


Shelter
1. Shelter Location – Safe location = 4 points
2. Shelter – 3 points
3. Power Generator – Solar Power/Generator Fuel = 4 points
4. Heating & cooling – Wood/Fan = 3 points
5. Cooking – Wood Stove/Rocket Stove/Campfire = 3 points
6. Bug-Out Location – Need one like a farm/lake/stream = 3points


Security
1. Military Training – Army/Police/Boyscout = 5 points
2. Fire Arms – Ammo Stock Pile/Quality Weapons = 5 points
3. Security Enhancement – NBC/NVG/Alarm System “Dogs” = 5 points
4. Network - Force/Survival Group = 5 points


X-Factor
1. Medical - Training/Supply/EMT/DR. – 4 points
2. Communication – CB/Emergency Radio/Walky Talky =
3. Bug-Out vehicle – 4WD Durango = 4 points
4. Barter Items – Toilet Paper/Alcohol/Shampoo/Gold & Silver/ Food = 4 points
5. X-Factor – Skill Set/Combat Tours = 4 points
 Quoting: biscuits and gravy


I end up with 37 points....I've got a good start, but have a long ways to go.
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Good stuff B&G!

I have a lot of work to do!
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Prepper Report Card Categories and Points


Prepper Report Card


Food
1. Food – 2,200 calories per person/day/year = 10 points
2. Food Resupply – Garden/Livestock = 5 points
3. Food resupply Preserve – Canning/Dehydrating = 5 points


Water
1. Potable Water - 1 Gallon per person/day/year = 10 points
2. Water Resupply – Swimming Pool/Ponds/Lakes – 5 points
3. Method to Purify – Boil/Ceramic filter/Bleach - 5 points


Shelter
1. Shelter Location – Safe location = 4 points
2. Shelter – 3 points
3. Power Generator – Solar Power/Generator Fuel = 4 points
4. Heating & cooling – Wood/Fan = 3 points
5. Cooking – Wood Stove/Rocket Stove/Campfire = 3 points
6. Bug-Out Location – Need one like a farm/lake/stream = 3points


Security
1. Military Training – Army/Police/Boyscout = 5 points
2. Fire Arms – Ammo Stock Pile/Quality Weapons = 5 points
3. Security Enhancement – NBC/NVG/Alarm System “Dogs” = 5 points
4. Network - Force/Survival Group = 5 points


X-Factor
1. Medical - Training/Supply/EMT/DR. – 4 points
2. Communication – CB/Emergency Radio/Walky Talky =
3. Bug-Out vehicle – 4WD Durango = 4 points
4. Barter Items – Toilet Paper/Alcohol/Shampoo/Gold & Silver/ Food = 4 points
5. X-Factor – Skill Set/Combat Tours = 4 points
 Quoting: biscuits and gravy


I end up with 37 points....I've got a good start, but have a long ways to go.
 Quoting: Carol B.


Great, you just identified some short comings in your prepping.

Take one thing and work it, then mark it off your list

Kudos!
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Good stuff B&G!

I have a lot of work to do!
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Good stuff B&G!

I have a lot of work to do!
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We all do...lol
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I think I score a C. I have food, but not a year's worth. I have a plan to produce food, but today I'm not fully equipped to do so.

As of today I could keep my family fed for about 4 months. I have two farm implements (a disc and a breaking plow), but no tractor yet. I have land that is suitable for farming....several ideal creek bottom acres.

I have canning equipment, but only a few dozen jars.

My plan is to link up with my extended family on a 65 acre family land trust. If it gets really bad we can live on that land. There is already a good house and two barns on it, as well as 3 water wells. We're all country people, many with military experience. I feel like we'd do pretty good.

As for stockpiling food I have refined a method that works well for my limited budget. I have a core supply of beans, rice, and wheat that is packed for long term storage. It isn't a lot, just 15 gallons worth. I also keep a dozen cans each of cheese and butter. I supplement this with rotating stock of canned and dry goods that I use regularly. I try to keep 10-15 pounds each of corn meal and flour, 30+ cans of meat, 50 or so cans of veggies, 5+ pounds of pasta, 5+ pounds of powdered milk, 5+ pounds of powdered potatoes, and 10 pounds of oatmeal. I know it isn't a lot, but it's the best I can do. My hope is that the supply would last until crops could be harvested, and also that maybe there would still be some food available to buy even if only sporadically or at elevated prices.
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I have been prepping for 9 years and I have graded my prep's around 83.

Here are some of my point factors

1. Swimming pools, 6 ponds, stored potable water

2. Garden - Veggies/Fruit/Rabbit food

3. I raise Rabbits and grow their food

4. Canning, I learned canning years ago and have a lot of canning experience, supplies and actual canned items

5. I make excellent flat bread from our prep supplies on our outdoor stove and fireplace stove

6. I am a weapons expert, I have 5 Model 60 .22 LR, 5 iver johnson .22 LR pistols & 6 - 12 gauge shotguns semi/pump/break action. **** With this set up I have "Repair Parts via cannibilization of broken guns***** I have XXX,xxx's rounds stored in Military ammo cans ranging from hollow point/ball/slug/buck/bird for all weapons

7. I have 6 combat tours, great training for shtf scenario

8. Rocket stove's, Zeer Pots for cooling

9. Medical equipment and serious med's

I have many skill sets, a natural leader with real world experience, I can run base camps, I have Medical training up to "Flight Surgeon Level",I can make things.

My short comings are

1. Prepper networking

2. Communication, I have emergency radios and walky talkies but need a short wave and cb

3. We can grow 24/7/365 here in Florida, but need to continue adding to stored food, I have about 2 years for 5 people, but I think a few more will be joining us.

4. ***** I need to work on my mentality **** I will kill first, when I feel My family may be threatened. This stem's from surviving 6 Combat tours with close combat fighting.

I need to realize civilians are not always "Bad guy". I will develope my R.O.E. (Rules Of Engagement).

There will only be one level of engagement "Death", so this is why I need to step back a 1/2 step on my actions, but Florida is a "Castle Doctrine" State, so as long as I feel threatened and they are physically on my property, I am good to go under the law to pursue deadly force.


What are some of your factoring point?

Last Edited by Juggalo on 03/02/2013 10:19 AM
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I think I score a C. I have food, but not a year's worth. I have a plan to produce food, but today I'm not fully equipped to do so.

As of today I could keep my family fed for about 4 months. I have two farm implements (a disc and a breaking plow), but no tractor yet. I have land that is suitable for farming....several ideal creek bottom acres.

I have canning equipment, but only a few dozen jars.

My plan is to link up with my extended family on a 65 acre family land trust. If it gets really bad we can live on that land. There is already a good house and two barns on it, as well as 3 water wells. We're all country people, many with military experience. I feel like we'd do pretty good.

As for stockpiling food I have refined a method that works well for my limited budget. I have a core supply of beans, rice, and wheat that is packed for long term storage. It isn't a lot, just 15 gallons worth. I also keep a dozen cans each of cheese and butter. I supplement this with rotating stock of canned and dry goods that I use regularly. I try to keep 10-15 pounds each of corn meal and flour, 30+ cans of meat, 50 or so cans of veggies, 5+ pounds of pasta, 5+ pounds of powdered milk, 5+ pounds of powdered potatoes, and 10 pounds of oatmeal. I know it isn't a lot, but it's the best I can do. My hope is that the supply would last until crops could be harvested, and also that maybe there would still be some food available to buy even if only sporadically or at elevated prices.
 Quoting: Unixlike


You have an excellent start, this should get you threw the first few months "Standing Tall".....great job!
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49 points here.

Don't want to get too specific about my preps, but I will say that I don't have a whole lot in any one category, but a very wide variety.

I think skills and mindset are the most important things.
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Maybe a 10 for me, food, water plus extra propane. :|
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i'll be specific because i'm armed to the teeth and don't care i'd love if you tried to take it obama.


~210 pounds of rice. at 2000 calories a day it's ~150 days of food, which i consider a reserve in event i can't find anything else, not a primary nutritional source.


~150 litres of water. again a reserve assuming i can't find anything else to drink. i'm in florida, and fresh water bubbles from the ground across the state, so that's not an issue imo.


tons of ammo and guns.

i can make salt, the bay is only a few hours hike from here. what? i'll get jumped on the way by goons? that's what this body armor, ar15, 60 round magazines, and night vision equipment are for!
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49 points here.

Don't want to get too specific about my preps, but I will say that I don't have a whole lot in any one category, but a very wide variety.

I think skills and mindset are the most important things.
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Yep, Skill and Mindeset will carry you a long ways Kudos!
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I'm ONLY short about 4 points from perfect score, BUT .... I started back in the 1980s and haven't stopped since.

Have eight to care for now that the two grandchildren are here. Still laughing about my son saying, during the week long NO electricity event 2 years ago, " Dad, I realize now what you mean by preparing." And, then left with 5 gallons of gas, battery and battery operated pump for the flooded basement, etc.

P.S. Think a survey meter/Geiger Counter would look well on the 'list' !

Eagle
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I have been prepping for 9 years and I have graded my prep's around 83.

Here are some of my point factors

1. Swimming pools, 6 ponds, stored potable water

2. Garden - Veggies/Fruit/Rabbit food

3. I raise Rabbits and grow their food

4. Canning, I learned canning years ago and have a lot of canning experience, supplies and actual canned items

5. I make excellent flat bread from our prep supplies on our outdoor stove and fireplace stove

6. I am a weapons expert, I have 5 Model 60 .22 LR, 5 iver johnson .22 LR pistols & 6 - 12 gauge shotguns semi/pump/break action. **** With this set up I have "Repair Parts via cannibilization of broken guns***** I have XXX,xxx's rounds stored in Military ammo cans ranging from hollow point/ball/slug/buck/bird for all weapons

7. I have 6 combat tours, great training for shtf scenario

8. Rocket stove's, Zeer Pots for cooling

9. Medical equipment and serious med's

I have many skill sets, a natural leader with real world experience, I can run base camps, I have Medical training up to "Flight Surgeon Level",I can make things.

My short comings are

1. Prepper networking

2. Communication, I have emergency radios and walky talkies but need a short wave and cb

3. We can grow 24/7/365 here in Florida, but need to continue adding to stored food, I have about 2 years for 5 people, but I think a few more will be joining us.

4. ***** I need to work on my mentality **** I will kill first, when I feel My family may be threatened. This stem's from surviving 6 Combat tours with close combat fighting.

I need to realize civilians are not always "Bad guy". I will develope my R.O.E. (Rules Of Engagement).

There will only be one level of engagement "Death", so this is why I need to step back a 1/2 step on my actions, but Florida is a "Castle Doctrine" State, so as long as I feel threatened and they are physically on my property, I am good to go under the law to pursue deadly force.


What are some of your factoring point?
 Quoting: biscuits and gravy


I'm sorry, but your close combat training/experience should be thrown out the window on this scenario, an event like this would pale all others. Third world countries are already used to dealing without, not that thats a good thing, but they have coping skills far better than most Americans.

This is why i believe that if TSHTF here in the US, people will do things unimaginable, things you didn't see in combat . If you can think of it, prep for it.

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I'm ONLY short about 4 points from perfect score, BUT .... I started back in the 1980s and haven't stopped since.

Have eight to care for now that the two grandchildren are here. Still laughing about my son saying, during the week long NO electricity event 2 years ago, " Dad, I realize now what you mean by preparing." And, then left with 5 gallons of gas, battery and battery operated pump for the flooded basement, etc.

P.S. Think a survey meter/Geiger Counter would look well on the 'list' !

Eagle
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Eagle 1,

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Great thread B&G! It's almost an addiction for me, that every time I cross a store, I have to get a prep! Drives my wife crazy!!! LOL

I feel per your test, that I am on the right track. Definitely need better medical supplies. My mother tells me about antibiotics at the pet store, especially for fish, that are basically the same as we humans use? I will look into that more. For all who need to add something to their preps....rolled natural whole oats. If stored properly can last quite a long time and are very very nutritious and filling. I have many pounds and use vacuum bags for many grains and such, for storage.

Nutrition and Digestive Health

Old-fashioned oatmeal provides many nutrients, including carbohydrate, protein and a small amount of natural fat. Because it contains the oat germ, it is rich in minerals, such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. The germ also provides many vitamins, including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate and vitamin E. Old-fashioned oatmeal also contains oat bran, a rich source of soluble fiber. Soluble fiber becomes a gel when mixed with fluid in your stomach. This gel slows passage of food through your digestive tract, allowing your cells to derive maximum benefit from its nutrients. Soluble fiber also helps make stool soft, keeping you regular and preventing constipation.
Cardiovascular Health

The soluble fiber in oatmeal helps lower levels of total blood cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, which is the bad cholesterol. When blood LDL is too high, cholesterol tends to build up in arteries, where it contributes to formation of deposits called plaque. As plaque accumulates on artery walls, it narrows the vessels and stiffens them, tending to raise blood pressure and increasing your risk for coronary artery disease and stroke. According to experts at the Mayo Clinic, consuming between 5 and 10 grams of soluble fiber daily decreases both total cholesterol and LDL. A single, 1 1/2-cup serving of cooked oatmeal provides about 6 grams of fiber.
Other Benefits

Consuming whole-grain foods such as old-fashioned oatmeal also reduces your risk of other diseases, including Type 2 diabetes, according to the Harvard School of Public Health, which also reports that women who consume two to three servings of whole grains daily have a 30 percent reduction in their risk of developing diabetes. Harvard experts also indicate that eating whole grains may lower your risk for colorectal cancer. In addition, in a 17-year study of over 25,000 women, published in the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" in 2007, researchers found that those who consumed two or more daily servings of whole-grain foods were 30 percent less likely to die from conditions related to inflammation.

[link to healthyeating.sfgate.com]
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I'm ONLY short about 4 points from perfect score, BUT .... I started back in the 1980s and haven't stopped since.

Have eight to care for now that the two grandchildren are here. Still laughing about my son saying, during the week long NO electricity event 2 years ago, " Dad, I realize now what you mean by preparing." And, then left with 5 gallons of gas, battery and battery operated pump for the flooded basement, etc.

P.S. Think a survey meter/Geiger Counter would look well on the 'list' !

Eagle
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I've got one...a Russian Krappel!
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Great thread B&G! It's almost an addiction for me, that every time I cross a store, I have to get a prep! Drives my wife crazy!!! LOL

I feel per your test, that I am on the right track. Definitely need better medical supplies. My mother tells me about antibiotics at the pet store, especially for fish, that are basically the same as we humans use? I will look into that more. For all who need to add something to their preps....rolled natural whole oats. If stored properly can last quite a long time and are very very nutritious and filling. I have many pounds and use vacuum bags for many grains and such, for storage.

Nutrition and Digestive Health

Old-fashioned oatmeal provides many nutrients, including carbohydrate, protein and a small amount of natural fat. Because it contains the oat germ, it is rich in minerals, such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. The germ also provides many vitamins, including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate and vitamin E. Old-fashioned oatmeal also contains oat bran, a rich source of soluble fiber. Soluble fiber becomes a gel when mixed with fluid in your stomach. This gel slows passage of food through your digestive tract, allowing your cells to derive maximum benefit from its nutrients. Soluble fiber also helps make stool soft, keeping you regular and preventing constipation.
Cardiovascular Health

The soluble fiber in oatmeal helps lower levels of total blood cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, which is the bad cholesterol. When blood LDL is too high, cholesterol tends to build up in arteries, where it contributes to formation of deposits called plaque. As plaque accumulates on artery walls, it narrows the vessels and stiffens them, tending to raise blood pressure and increasing your risk for coronary artery disease and stroke. According to experts at the Mayo Clinic, consuming between 5 and 10 grams of soluble fiber daily decreases both total cholesterol and LDL. A single, 1 1/2-cup serving of cooked oatmeal provides about 6 grams of fiber.
Other Benefits

Consuming whole-grain foods such as old-fashioned oatmeal also reduces your risk of other diseases, including Type 2 diabetes, according to the Harvard School of Public Health, which also reports that women who consume two to three servings of whole grains daily have a 30 percent reduction in their risk of developing diabetes. Harvard experts also indicate that eating whole grains may lower your risk for colorectal cancer. In addition, in a 17-year study of over 25,000 women, published in the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" in 2007, researchers found that those who consumed two or more daily servings of whole-grain foods were 30 percent less likely to die from conditions related to inflammation.

[link to healthyeating.sfgate.com]
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Great to hear. I always tell my Wife every month, be prepared I am gonna nickle and dime you all month for preps....lol


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I'm ONLY short about 4 points from perfect score, BUT .... I started back in the 1980s and haven't stopped since.

Have eight to care for now that the two grandchildren are here. Still laughing about my son saying, during the week long NO electricity event 2 years ago, " Dad, I realize now what you mean by preparing." And, then left with 5 gallons of gas, battery and battery operated pump for the flooded basement, etc.

P.S. Think a survey meter/Geiger Counter would look well on the 'list' !

Eagle
 Quoting: Eagle # 1 35142516


I've got one...a Russian Krappel!
 Quoting: Carol B.


Nice, I have considered one because I am in florida and we have Nuke plants all around
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I've noticed that different people prepare for different things. Some look for a total societal collapse complete with no power and no fuel. Others add epic natural disaster to this as the cause.

I am anticipating a very bad economic collapse, but not total. I think there'll still be some people working. Power and fuel will be available at least sometimes. I see crime getting bad, with looting and riots in some places. I see food shortages. There may be rationing. I figure this is by far the most likely "event" in our future.

Also, always likely is the possibility for local short to middling term disasters like flooding, quakes, power outages due to weather, etc. Anybody that has done any prepping should be in good shape for such events.

With economic collapse my expected event I'm most concerned with the ability to cultivate land. I'm hoping there will be the ability to get a little gas every now and then so I can run a tractor. Otherwise, things will get pretty tough.
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I've noticed that different people prepare for different things. Some look for a total societal collapse complete with no power and no fuel. Others add epic natural disaster to this as the cause.

I am anticipating a very bad economic collapse, but not total. I think there'll still be some people working. Power and fuel will be available at least sometimes. I see crime getting bad, with looting and riots in some places. I see food shortages. There may be rationing. I figure this is by far the most likely "event" in our future.

Also, always likely is the possibility for local short to middling term disasters like flooding, quakes, power outages due to weather, etc. Anybody that has done any prepping should be in good shape for such events.

With economic collapse my expected event I'm most concerned with the ability to cultivate land. I'm hoping there will be the ability to get a little gas every now and then so I can run a tractor. Otherwise, things will get pretty tough.
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Yep, although we are not sure of what is going to happen, rest assuredly full or partial financial collapse is almost a guarantee, just look at the debt clock
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I have been prepping for approximately 7 years, and scored an honest 81.

There are several areas that I have neglected; such as barter items, (all I have in this area is a few bottles of wine and a box of chocolate bars); communications (just have a simple solor/dynamo radio/light/charging system) and perhaps the most important, food resupply. (no livestock or garden per se)

Gardening is not feasible in my current location, as is raising livestock, but I do have some heirloom seeds on hand in case relocation to a more remote and secure area is required.

All-in-all, I am quite please with my years of work and squirreling items away.

I also might add that, as we speak, the purchase of a solar recharging system is in the works for my BOV.
It won't necessarily be the strongest who survive, nor the most intelligent.
It will be the one most capable of adapting to the rapidly changing environment.
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I have been prepping for approximately 7 years, and scored an honest 81.

There are several areas that I have neglected; such as barter items, (all I have in this area is a few bottles of wine and a box of chocolate bars); communications (just have a simple solor/dynamo radio/light/charging system) and perhaps the most important, food resupply. (no livestock or garden per se)

Gardening is not feasible in my current location, as is raising livestock, but I do have some heirloom seeds on hand in case relocation to a more remote and secure area is required.

All-in-all, I am quite please with my years of work and squirreling items away.

I also might add that, as we speak, the purchase of a solar recharging system is in the works for my BOV.
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Sounds like your pretty good to go. Funny thing, I just got finished actually connecting the entire solar bank and equipment and test running about 30 minutes ago myself.... ;-)
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I also have 3,000 gallons of Chlorella.

I bought the starter from [link to www.carolina.com]


Living & Perishable Items

DELIVERY DATEITEM #PRODUCTQTYYOUR PRICEITEM TOTAL
02/13/2013
Second Day Air 152070

Chlorella pyrenoidosa, Bacteria-Free, Living $10.75

Additional Instructions:


Item Total$10.75
Freight & Handling$19.95
Tax$1.85
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Total $32.55


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i got a 92 missing cb and a generator
I want to get something that can reach 30 miles and ive been looking at ham radios but only go for 5 miles is there anything out there where i can reach my kids that can go 30 miles or more
also im interested in solar panels my home is 2800 square feet what do you think that would cost if anyone has done it please share
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walmart has auguson brand 30 day emergency food not in stores yet but can order online

[link to www.walmart.com]

its cheeper than mountainhouse
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go to small local hardware stores to get your food buckets we got them with lids 2 bucks each get dry ice and store up your rice
news said yesterday that Texas is cutting water due to drought and rice fields will not get water for crops this could happen in alot of places food costs are going up so people need to start now

Bill Gates and Warren buffett are buying farmland and farm equipment they know what is up they know the cost in food will rise soon
watch what these 2 men are doing and be prepared
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walmart has auguson brand 30 day emergency food not in stores yet but can order online

[link to www.walmart.com]

its cheeper than mountainhouse
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good deal.

Although having lived off MRE's & T-Rats for 7 plus years while deployed and an additional 3 years of training, I am sticking with real food, canned, garden, raising fish and rabbits ....lol

But definitely those products are great for people without certain resources.
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