Start Buying Emergency Food NOW!!!

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  1. walkinguf61

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    The mountain house Stuff is expensive. I think just getting food grade buckets of rice, lentils and occasional mountain house can might be a better way for me.
     
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  2. PeterG

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    Stock what you eat so you’ll eat what you stock.


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    I think Caldwell has a shooting rest that takes 25lb bags.
     
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    what about drying some of that meat?
     
  5. Deputydave

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    Yeah that was a funny one. That was Bob aka Aceman here on GT. Reminded me of Zombieland :)
     
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    They used to have sales, where you could get up to like 40% off selected foods. That's when I bought the granola, some #10 cans of powdered milk, and a few other things. They are still good after 10 years, so I opened a few during the recent quarantine so I wouldn't have to go shopping as often.
     
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  7. sudo

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    Maybe we all should stock up 500 cans of Spam.

    It has a very long shelf life.

    It will taste just as bad 20 years out as it does now,
     
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    Ouch. Not a liker of Spam, apparently. Well, you have just made a few enemies here, sir! Do a search for threads praising that Heaven-sent Meat, along with some great recipes that incorporate it as a main ingredient. :)

    P.S. When the world becomes like in the Walking Dead movies, you will be begging for any Spam that anyone is willing to share with you!
     
  9. CBennett

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    Get a little canned food and you will be fine
     
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    Does OP run or have a connection to the "emergency food" business lol
     
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    lol ;) gotta love it..and there is nothing wrong with having something on hand especially if you live in say a area that gets natural disasters/// but for me I live near the outskirts of a small city of like 25K.....in north central PA...and i was trying to figure out..what exactly would I need emergency food for over just a little rice,canned stuff that would last a couple weeks...?? cant think of anything REALISTIC....
     
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  12. agtman

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    Low-sodium canned tuna tastes better, is healthier, and if stored properly, lasts almost as long as the freeze dried 'emergency' crapola.

    Best deals on such tuna are found at Walmart.

    Just avoid the jam-up in Aisle 6. :whistling:

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  13. rlewpolar

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    If we’ve learned anything about this pandemic, it’s that the food supply and distribution systems in this country will hold up.

    Now, if the OP is talking about a new pandemic, like an influenza pandemic with a 60% fatality rate, ok. But we are not there yet, fingers crossed.

    On another note, I’m surprised the folks on this forum are not upping their protection given the runaway rate of infection from this virus currently. If you are thinking of getting a real mask (CBRN) as opposed to a home made mask, now is the time. A much better investment than hundreds of dollars worth of TP.

    Just got an email from Mira Safety. Already have one of their masks and just bought another as a back up.

    They are running a 20% off sale of their 7M mask and 15% off of their 6M mask ending tomorrow. Really good stuff and no, I am not affiliated with them. This has been a public service announcement.

    Discount codes:
    redwhiteflu7m
    redwhiteflu6m


    https://www.mirasafety.com/collections/frontpage


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    Rice and beans/lentils are very resource intensive to prepare.Heat/water ect,and the time to cook them.'08.
     
  15. nrajeff

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    That is some nice gear.
     
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    Spam is tasty if you canoe for a day or two, mix it with dehydrated eggs, add some hot sauce. Excellent over a fire.
     
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    Ill never understand the spam thing. If thats what you like, more power to you. I will leave em on the shelves for you.
     
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    Yes, very good stuff. Very comfortable and well built. At this point I have one of their masks and just ordered another. Also have one of their Hazmat suits and a number of their filters. All excellent quality. The wait times are atrocious though for some of the items but it looks like they are catching up.


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  19. slym2none

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    It's overly-salted and highly processed Shoulder of Pork and hAM.

    What's not to love?

    :D
     
  20. Deltic

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    Well it takes more effort than tearing the wrapper off of a granola bar but it is not that hard. For rice it can be as easy as putting the right amount of water and rice in a pan, bringing it to a boil and then wrapping the pan with towels to keep the heat in. A bigger pan with more food stays hot longer. A wide mouth thermos works well for small amounts. Soak beans to shorten cooking time. Beans may have to be reheated a couple of times to cook. Lentils cook faster than beans and could be a better choice if fuel and time are a problem. You can eat rice and beans for days for the same price as one MRE.
     
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