Will a gun safe protect against EMP?

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  1. 686 AR15 G17Fan

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    You stuck your microwave in your safe and called it ? And it didn't ring ? Who woulda guessed
     
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    Glockworks Thank God for Prez Trump and VP Pence!

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    That would be wise. My safe is mechanical EXACTLY for that reason.
     
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    I’m feeling good about my old-timey mechanical safe lock after reading this discussion, though maybe it wouldn’t matter.
     
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    I don't think anyone is wanting to check sports scores on their laptop after an EMP hits. But, if you can still use it (at least in the short term, maybe also safely store a solar way to charge it), then you can access documents that you'd otherwise have to keep in hard copy (survival-related). You can keep a trailer-load of documents on a laptop that you can keep in a backpack.
     
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    I have never needed a digital representation of a document in my entire life. I don't think I am going to suddenly need it if an EMP hits and we are in a national crisis. I don't even have a scan of any document whatsoever, not one. The only thing I have saved on my computer are photos. I will admit that I sometimes forget that there are people who cannot function without their tech. I am proud to say that I am not one of them. I have ID, I have a passport, I have deeds and titles to the property I own, I have a birth certificate. What in the world do I need with a laptop during a crisis? Its not like I am going to be applying for a loan or social security benefits if the country is under attack.
     
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    If an EMP goes off your laptop and data will be the LAST thing you need to worry about.
     
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    Given the amount of technical publications you could store on a computer, it might not be a bad idea.
     
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    How TF am I going to chat with you all fine people if an EMP hits?? :alex:
     
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  9. Duke45Big

    Duke45Big All anti-gunner stink worse than filled diapers.

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    Like the old saying goes put your head between your legs and kiss it good bye.
     
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    Glockworks Thank God for Prez Trump and VP Pence!

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    Now, THAT, is a question for the ages!:dunno:
     
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    You can always call me on me cell :D
     
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    I’m feeling good about my old-timey Jeep.


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    That won’t work. Better learn smoke signals.