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2012: What have you done this week to prepare?

Discussion in 'Survival/Preparedness Forum' started by G29Reload, Dec 30, 2011.

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  1. lawman800

    lawman800 Juris Glocktor

    I paid $60 each for the PASGT on Ebay and bought a leather headband which clips to the inside webbing which makes it very stable on your head, coupled with the chin strap.

    I have 2 pairs of Bolle goggles and they work just fine with the PASGT.

    Now if I can only tell my coworkers to stop looking at me weird when I wear my helmet and business suit.
  2. emt1581

    emt1581 Curious Member

    Oct 17, 2002
    Penn's Woods
    $80 shipped lnib plus and free nib pad set for mine :)


  3. RWBlue


    Jan 24, 2004
  4. added more to the long term food storage. more cash to the safe.

    started a remodel of my bathroom to keep the wife happy, very important to long term safety. :)
  5. UneasyRider

    UneasyRider C.D.B.

    Dec 1, 2005
    Bought 4 Gen 4 G19's and am selling off my mix of .40 and 9mm Glocks so that I have 100% magazine capacity. Glocks, ARs, Keltecs, 10/22s, all share common mags so no mistakes and a short learning curve under stress.

    A plus here is that I sold about $600 worth of .40 Ammo on the classifieds last night... might not have asked enough I guess.
  6. coastal4974


    Nov 2, 2009
    I started the Couch to 5k (C25k) program this week. I’ve been walking 5.5 miles a day at a 4.5 mph pace for a few months and decided to see if I could actually run. So far so good.

    I had a meeting with our local CERT administrator with the fire department to come up with a plan to increase the members of our neighborhood team.

    Started studying for the HAM test.

    Bought some FAK supplies, a wrist watch for the bob and of course more ammo.
  7. sebecman


    Jun 13, 2008
    Sportsmansguide has the Federal 525 round Hollow Point bulk packs for $18.49 right now. There are free shipping coupons available on several couponing sites as well.

    Cheapest price around I know of
  8. reeser


    Aug 23, 2008
    Haha my local sporting goods store carries fed bulk pack for $15 all day everyday!!!
  9. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    May 1, 2008
    Cycle more gas and used my new juggle siphon. Worked well.

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  10. UneasyRider

    UneasyRider C.D.B.

    Dec 1, 2005
    US Armoment

    Has Federal XM9001 Hollow Points for $299 per 1,000 and that is the same round as the Classic in a white box.
  11. UneasyRider

    UneasyRider C.D.B.

    Dec 1, 2005
    Good for you!
  12. Jake514


    Feb 3, 2007
    Thanks for the tip. I assume they can be used for gasoline and there is nothing special about them being labeled for diesel?
  13. TangoFoxtrot

    TangoFoxtrot OIF 04-05

    Sep 10, 2008
    Nowhereville, USA
    Purchased 100 rounds of quality 5.56mm, 500 rounds of 9mm and 500 rounds .45 ACP.
  14. bdcochran


    Sep 23, 2005
    Los Angeles
    I monitor the ebay websites that resell used, TSA confiscated items like leathermen, corkscrews, scissors. The prices have been jumping in the last couple of months. I give leathermen as gifts to relatives and friends rather than fruit cakes, neckties, dress belts and other boring stuff.
  15. G29Reload

    G29Reload Tread Lightly

    Sep 28, 2009
    Pulled about a half a cord of firewood out of roadside swails on my country lane.

    Power company leavings. Most of it cherry! some crap mixed in, and a little oak.

    heck, 100 bucks I don't have to spend to buy it. Free burns too!

    A good portion already the right size, only about half of it needed splitting. Ready for next season once its sat in the sun for a summer.
  16. jdavionic

    jdavionic NRA Member

    May 1, 2008
    Is there a gov't website that sells this stuff too?
  17. reeser


    Aug 23, 2008
    Over the last 2 weeks I have sold/traded my ruger lcp and tokarev pistols in favor of an lc9 and g17! I got rid of 2 obscure calibers and replaced them with 9mm that I have plenty of! Plus trading the Tok for the g17 gives me a way better pistol!!!
  18. G23c


    Jan 23, 2009
    houston, texas
    updated our car BOB's. rotated out bars, MRE's etc.
  19. LongGun1

    LongGun1 StraightShooter

    Ordered 4 boxes of Prvi Partizan PPU 9mm 147grn JHP ..

    ..& 4 boxes of Remington Golden Saber 9mm 147grn JHP for suppressed 9mm testing & use.

    Form 3s for my Silencerco 40 Osprey & 5.7 SS Sparrow have arrived at the transferring dealer! :banana:

    Renewed & received my US Passport.

    Assisted friends & family with their firearms & NVD preps.

    Expecting my new Zebralight H51 (XP-G LED 200 Lumens AA Headlamp) in next week.

    Bought 2 more 5 gallon gas cans & filled them for storage.

    Tried to stay off forums until my previously mentioned project is ready for testing..

    Prototype #1 is FINALLY finished.. :upeyes:

    .. & performance testing is planned for tomorrow! :popcorn:
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2012
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