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Alternative plan?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by Just Jim, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    So lets just say you get your main set of armament taken from you. Doesn't matter how but you either come home from work and it's gone ore you lose it in a fire etc. Got a backup plan when the stores are closed?

    jim
     
  2. dario541

    dario541 medford, or 97504 Member

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    I plan to make a few scattered caches around the hills. I need to do this soon. If I scatter them, someone may find one, but I don't think that they would find all of them. That will protect what I have from thieves, governmental or others.
     
  3. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    Got a gun for a cache in the works right now...bury it in a sealed container with ammo and you're set.

    You always need a plan and a back-up plan.
     
  4. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Watch the bond market tomorrow, and pay attention guys.

    jj
     
  5. timbernet

    timbernet Boring, Oregon Member

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    What have you heard?
     
  6. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    "If the 2 yr goes to ZERO we're F****D! 13wk is already there!"

    That's what I heard.

    jj
     
  7. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    I don't have a back-up cashe.

    That is a failure on my part.

    I think everyone should have 3-4 back-up plans.

    A good idea is to buy a few of those cheap gun safes and install one at 3 buddies houses. Have a rifle, pistol, clothes, food, ammo, etc in each one.

    Cheap SKS, cheap handgun, 200 rounds of ammo, case of MREs.
    You could outfit each one for about $500ea.
     
  8. Randini

    Randini Salem Member

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    I keep some at main BOL, or I will go to the nearest FEMA camp they will take care of me. :)
     
  9. eldbillbo

    eldbillbo clackamas New world samurai and a redneck none the less Bronze Supporter

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    I don't need a back-up cashe

    just a good metal detector .


    btw found a sks with 1000rds of ammo and a case of mres up in the Mt hood national forest last weekend hope it was'nt one of yours

    :laugh: just kidding of corse
     
  10. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Why is that bad? I'm lost here. I would think that the rate going up would be the bad sign?? That's what I'm watching for anyway.

    If our bonds won't sell due to lack of trust in the dollar, wouldn't we have to pay a higher return to sell them?

    The treasury bonds are sold at auction - investor bidding the interest rate. Just to me, zero percent means people are willing to buy and sell them with no return, which means they are using them as a safe harbor.

    If the interest rate bid is high, doesn't that mean that investors want a return for risk including a collapse or just inflation?

    Rates have been near zero for a long time now. If the rate starts to creep up, the Federal Reserve has been "secretly" buying them or printing cash.

    I know we're screwed, but I just don't see the immediate significance of zero interest rate other than what I mentioned???

    What am I missing here?