So what did you put away this week?

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by melbo, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. Tully Mars

    Tully Mars Metal weldin' monkey

    Sliced up a 10 lb smoked ham and a 10lb smoked turkey for sammitch meat. Beats the heck out of paying 7 bux a pound at the deli counter. Wrap in wax paper then vac seal and freeze.
  2. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    I didn't put anything away but I found a source for clean restaurant buckets.I also put no flat wheels on my generator. Best investment IMO. They are lighter then the original wheels on the generator and after multiple flats, these things are great. And they roll nicely.
  3. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    Those tires are the cat's meow! Did the same thing with our genny last more digging out the air hose.

    Finally found some subsonic .22 CB shorts...hens' teeth are more common ;)
    Also acquired a stovetop oven for the wood stove.
  4. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Parts, parts, and more parts ... asst tools, spring kits and buffers and parts that may have significant wear or might break... found a local (well kinda local) gunsmith's widow closing down and selling off items from her late husbands business... Wish I was there sooner I missed some nice stuff and project guns...
  5. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    200 rounds of .45 silvertips... $20.00 from a yard sale....
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  6. Thumper40

    Thumper40 Monkey

    Nothing. We havent put anything away for the last couple months. But we rarely do this time of year. Just been focusing on financials and trying to get this new component working right. Once its done We hope to start building the house on our land.

    I did manage to procure another 10 gal cask and put some wheated bourbon in it.
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  7. DarkLight

    DarkLight Live Long and Prosper - On Hiatus Site Supporter

    Didn't put anything away yet other than over buying at the store like we do every week, but I did clean up the threads on the frame so that we can put a hitch on the SUV. $12 for the right size thread tap and the weld nuts are good as new. Took 20 minutes and saved me I don't know how much over having the shop do it.

    Won't be putting the hitch on yet as the wife was rear ended on Friday and they'll need to fix the bumper for us, and I figure one less thing for them to have to work around. But I'll be putting it on instead of the u-haul dealer and save ANOTHER $135. :)
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  8. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    I inked a new job deal this week..... picked up a nice increase in pay, cut my commute in half and opened some doors for future growth. I have to give my notice pretty quick....dreading that, yet looking forward to new challenges!!
  9. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Be happy you had a new one landed before the door shut behind you on the old one. Hope it works. Remember to tell your boss you want his job and will make him look so good that the brass will promote him and get him out of your way to his chair.
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  10. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    Those solid tires are also great for wheel barrows.
  11. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    F5DCF44F-7B1B-4079-AED7-91962E83B9AB. Gen3 Pmags, the sand colored units were on a close oust sale for $9.99 each.
  12. RouteClearance

    RouteClearance Monkey+++ Site Supporter

    The ph+ is for making laundry detergent
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  13. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    Raw material for forge and stove projects. :) KIMG2517.
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  14. Gunny Highway

    Gunny Highway Hard Work and Sacrifice blessed by God's Grace

    Bleach, N 95 masks,
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  15. STANGF150

    STANGF150 Knowledge Seeker

    Back in March, I bought sumthing to NOT put away, but to fix up as an EMP proof vehicle to enjoy. 1972 Ford F-100, still has points. FordBumpSide1. FordBumpside. FordGrill1.
  16. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

  17. Zimmy

    Zimmy Wait, I'm not ready! Site Supporter++

    I picked up a big warmer/roaster at a garage sale for $10. It works great!
  18. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Looks like I"ll be garage sale cruising tomorrow, supposed to go over 100 (dry bulb) and I don't have a/c in the house, but do in the p/u. Hopefully, I'll come home with something to put away this week.
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  19. Zimmy

    Zimmy Wait, I'm not ready! Site Supporter++

    I've been wanting to try cheese making and I hope the roaster will maintain temperature well enough for those long waits at elevated temperatures.
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  20. Gray Wolf

    Gray Wolf Monkey+++

    2 Tilley Endurable hats and a years worth of TP and paper towels.
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