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Re: Article on hunting, gathering and population.

Oh yeah, I could have gotten at least 2 bears recently if I had actually been in survival mode. One grizzly was within 10 feet and one black bear only a couple of feet farther away. Hitting the panic button on a keychain certainly does panic a bear. I didn't feel like butchering out a bear and the g...
by Alaska Rose
Sun Jul 13, 2014 2:42 am
 
Forum: Wilderness Survival
Topic: Article on hunting, gathering and population.
Replies: 24
Views: 570

Re: Article on hunting, gathering and population.

Excellent advice, everyone. People that don't know how to garden ahead of time will probably starve and people that don't know how to hunt and care for what they kill if they have the good luck to actually kill something will probably starve or die of food poisoning. If not food poisoning, they may ...
by Alaska Rose
Sun Jul 13, 2014 2:40 am
 
Forum: Wilderness Survival
Topic: Article on hunting, gathering and population.
Replies: 24
Views: 570

Re: Bugging out to Oregon for practice run, Arrest?

Yes, theoutback, there have been ag check points entering California ever since I was a kid at least and I am as old as dirt. They are afraid of fruit diseases and bugs getting in to their fruit growing areas
by Alaska Rose
Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:58 am
 
Forum: BOB's & BOV's
Topic: Bugging out to Oregon for practice run, Arrest?
Replies: 17
Views: 441

Re: shotgun as a hand out gun

I'm in favor of the revolver also, but shotguns are certainly more scary to the person facing it IMO. So yes, the shotgun would be a great handout gun. Very nice of you to train and supply some people and it should increase the safety of your area. Best wishes.
by Alaska Rose
Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:56 am
 
Forum: Guns
Topic: shotgun as a hand out gun
Replies: 16
Views: 611

Re: Meeting With A Builder & Questions

Ah well, maybe he was referring to me as I have not read that particular book and do not follow some rules although I do live in a very nice large home I constructed without knowing I was an idiot. Since it has been standing now for almost 14 years and still is doing great, easily heated in winter w...
by Alaska Rose
Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:11 am
 
Forum: Construction Cornerstone
Topic: Meeting With A Builder & Questions
Replies: 46
Views: 1301

Re: Would you do this? Would it work?

Good discussion, Independantlurker, thanks for starting it.
by Alaska Rose
Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:58 am
 
Forum: Economic Disasters
Topic: Would you do this? Would it work?
Replies: 36
Views: 1097

Re: What happens when a Man has too much time on his hands?

That is the very best thought out and then carried out item I have seen. You did an amazing job and you have really designed it well on the inside, also. Now lets see, if you add the symbol and a container with a bit of dry ice under it as you travel down the road, you will get everyone out of your ...
by Alaska Rose
Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:32 am
 
Forum: General Preparedness Discussion
Topic: What happens when a Man has too much time on his hands?
Replies: 46
Views: 1192

Re: Are we too old?

Lady, if he is only humoring you, he will thank you so much later. I only have my social security and I still manage a little bit extra each month.
by Alaska Rose
Thu May 15, 2014 11:49 pm
 
Forum: General Wisconsin Discussions
Topic: Are we too old?
Replies: 37
Views: 786

Re: Firearms in the home

From my earliest memories, there were always guns around our home. Of course we lived in the woods and there were never people in the house that didn't also know how to use a gun. Us kids knew we would get our behinds warmed to the extreme if we so much as touched one. I raised my kids the same way....
by Alaska Rose
Mon May 12, 2014 2:17 am
 
Forum: Personal Safety and Home Security
Topic: Firearms in the home
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Re: Why Your Gluten Free Diet Isn’t As Healthy As You Think

I'm with Aunt Bee on this one. All the gluten intolerance seemed to show up about the same time the GMOs were.
by Alaska Rose
Sun May 11, 2014 1:35 am
 
Forum: General Louisiana Discussions
Topic: Why Your Gluten Free Diet Isn’t As Healthy As You Think
Replies: 12
Views: 293

Re: How to open can w/broken tab

I keep one in my hunting license packet in my pocket. But one under the lids on the #10 cans of freeze dried stuff is handy, too. The new ones don't hold up as well as my antique one from old C rations.
by Alaska Rose
Fri May 09, 2014 2:22 am
 
Forum: General Food Topics
Topic: How to open can w/broken tab
Replies: 21
Views: 529

Re: CRANBERRY'S

Depending on the size and firmness of the berries, you can place a flat cookie sheet or board over a single layer and pass a sharp knife across, under it and cut. Same with small tomatoes.
by Alaska Rose
Fri May 09, 2014 2:18 am
 
Forum: Drying, Dehydrating, & Smoking
Topic: CRANBERRY'S
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Are we too old?

See? You are already doing better than over 50% of the people in this country. I am 71 and grew up doing all this stuff and still doing it and more that I have learned along the way. I seem to add a new career to the ones I continue doing every decade or so. You have gotten a lot of excellent advice...
by Alaska Rose
Fri May 09, 2014 2:02 am
 
Forum: General Wisconsin Discussions
Topic: Are we too old?
Replies: 37
Views: 786

Re: How to open can w/broken tab

Needlenose pliers, if there isn't any of the lid open yet, tap one point into the can with a hammer, grasp shut and twist the lid around the plier as you turn it.
by Alaska Rose
Fri May 02, 2014 2:02 am
 
Forum: General Food Topics
Topic: How to open can w/broken tab
Replies: 21
Views: 529

Re: CRANBERRY'S

We only have wild blueberries and wild cranberries (lingonberries) and I dry them all the time, have never cut or pierced any of them and they do well. Maybe they do take a little longer if left whole, but it is not a problem as I dry them on a wire screen over my wood heater.
by Alaska Rose
Thu May 01, 2014 3:01 am
 
Forum: Drying, Dehydrating, & Smoking
Topic: CRANBERRY'S
Replies: 8
Views: 189
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