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Concertina wire where to buy?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by goatguns, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. goatguns

    goatguns Dallas OR Member

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    Does anyone know where to get c wire at a reasonable price. I am wanting to get some. Any info would be helpful. thank in advance.
     
  2. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    do a search on0line
     
  3. cascade_matt

    cascade_matt Bend, OR New Member

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    Gunner69 Hillsboro Member

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    cetme oregon city Member

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    seems to me any decent fencing outfit should have some.
     
  6. fyrediver

    fyrediver Seattle Active Member

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    Make sure you get the steel handling gloves too or you'll be the one stuck. That stuff can get rather grippy while deploying it.
     
  7. goatguns

    goatguns Dallas OR Member

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    that is a great idea...thank you. I will look around at local fence companies....thank you:thumbup:
     
  8. slingshot1943

    slingshot1943 salem or Well-Known Member

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    There is concertina wire on craigslist. Salem, I forget which clasification but it's new on there today.
     
  9. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    "And today on This Old Crack House we will be barring windows and barricading doors"
     
  11. Iansstud

    Iansstud SW WA / PDX Member

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    AKA rust.....
     
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    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    What do you expect as it is government issue:laugh: They only use the best and charge the h e l l out of us taxpayers:(
     
  13. TANSTAAFL

    TANSTAAFL Downtown Seattle Member

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    Why do people own that? Or want to?
     
  14. goatguns

    goatguns Dallas OR Member

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    so when the shtf we can keep the Washingtonians out of oregon.....:laugh:
     
  15. cyborg

    cyborg Oregon City Active Member

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    Have read that this stuff is invaluable as a barrier. Keeps people and animals at bay due to the sharpness of it and the strength of the wire is such that if properly secured as a roadblock for example it is possible it can rip the rearend from a regular truck. I was thinking it would be great to keep on hand and when needed secure it along the top of my perimeter fence with another coil secured along the base of the fence.

    I can see making something to cover windows with as well.

    Anyone with additional thoughts or experience with this stuff like to add their two bits?
     
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    rooster690 Salem, OR New Member

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    Besides the gloves mentioned above, I suggest using clothes that you don't mind getting ripped. I used this stuff in the military and even if you're carefull, it's easy to snag and shread a shirt sleeve.
     
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    SheepDog223 Salem Well-Known Member

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    I know a guy at work who wants a couple feet of razor wire to stick in a gopher hole. I guess that's one way to get rid of them. If anybody has a couple feet they could spare I'm sure he'd pay shipping.
     
  18. cyborg

    cyborg Oregon City Active Member

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    SO I have been pondering this whole concertina thing. I can see it being great as part of a roadblock and such. Seems it might be a bit much for putting around your home perimeter and around windows etc. Though it would slow trespassers down it seems it might attract too much attention. Might make people wonder what you have that requires such security measures. Makes me wonder if it is worth the attention it might attract. HMMmm?
     
  19. hyejinlove

    hyejinlove Tacoma Member

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    Like they say in the theaters "Silence is golden"

    To much of a good thing wont do no good.

    I commend your idea, however, it will draw to much attention when SHTF.

    I would keep it near priority entrances and concealed.

    Remember your 6 P's!!!
     
  20. Karma

    Karma the woods in Oregon Active Member

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    There was a bunch on the salem craigslist a week or two ago.