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  1. Keith

    Uk Supermarket Chain To Sell Stock After 'best Before' Dates To Cut Food Waste

    Here is your best chance to stock up on foods that will store well, don't miss this opportunity. https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/38151603/uk-supermarket-to-sell-food-past-best-before-date-reducing-waste/
  2. Keith

    Trekking/hiking Trolleys. What Do You Think?

    Could a hiking trolley be the answer to carrying more essential supplies?
  3. Keith

    Learning From History. Supplies & Equipment.

    I thought some of you may find this of interest. Keith. Following is a list of supplies issued to a French and Indian raiding party in the winter of 1747, which was led by Commander Boucher de Niverville. This list has been, in part, re-translated by the author. Supplies for the six militia...
  4. Keith

    Frontier Art 4

    Militia in camp By Pamela Patrick White. This list is from the Bourlamaque Papers, National Archives of Canada (1757). EQUIPMENT FOR THE MILITIAMAN DURING SUMMER: 1 blanket; 1 capot or bougrine (capot or a loose blouse or cape?); 2 cotton shirts; 1 breech cloth; 1 pair of leggings ; 2 skeins...
  5. Keith

    All About Flintlocks. Part Eleven. Carrying Gunpowder.

    The traditional method of carrying gunpowder is to use a powder horn, & in my opinion this is still the best method. The base plug in a powder horn should NEVER be glued to secure it in the horn. This base plug is a safety release should the horn explode. The base plug blows out & releases the...
  6. Keith

    When Is It Too Late?

    It is too late to acquire sufficient supplies, provisions & equipment as soon as shtf news reaches the public. Some people have the idea that when it all goes down, this is the best time for looting. WRONG! Everyone will be grabbing what they can, supermarket shelves will empty in minutes, not...
  7. Keith

    Food & Water For Home & Bugging Out.

    There are many important items that you need for home & for going abroad, but food & water must be considered a priority. If you can forage, or you grow your own food, good, but you must back this up with a good supply of dried foods. You do not need to spend money on freeze dried foods or RAT...
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