What did you do today to prep?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by coctailer, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. erwin643

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    Was one of the motivating reasons the ridiculously-growing population density in the Portland/Vancouver area, with the number of mentally disturbed, drug addicts and too many idiots with firearms mixed-in? Don't get me wrong, I'm totally 2nd Amend.
     
  2. erwin643

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    Bought two more spray cans of touch-up paint for my End-of-The-World Dodge Diesel, in coyote w/flattener added. At the Maaco Automotive I had them made at, the price went up from $15.00 to $25.00 per can! Because of having to wait on some old idiot who had to have his cheap late model sports car detailed (he must have been a real whale, the way they were kissing his bubblegum), I was able to get $10.00 off. Currently looking for another paint shop that can make these spray cans for a cheaper price.

    In case anyone is interested: The paint is Sherwin Williams #47087 with flattener.
     
  3. notazombie

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    Wesco autobody supply
     
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  4. erwin643

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    Thanks! Where are they located? There are a couple of shops like that in Vancouver that I have yet to call.
     
  5. notazombie

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    Wesco is a major automotive paint supplier. I don't 100% know for a fact that all of their outlets mix aerosol cans but Quality Paint near me does. Quality is one of Wesco's branches. Shows one in your hood...
    9518 NE Covington
    Vancouver, Wa 98662
     
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  6. MrMillspecer

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    On sale at bimart for $249 Ruger takedown tactical. If it's called tacticool, I'm in. :D
    Ya I'm a 50 year old kid.

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    Hope you get feeling better. Sucks to be sick.
     
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  8. erwin643

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    Just found out they don't carry Sherwin Williams, and my entire truck (all chrome, etc.) is in a beautiful dark coyote.
     
  9. erwin643

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    Very nice. Love the AR/M16-style flash hider (is it the real deal, threaded on?). I'd lose the Ruger-logo'd bag however, and get something more gray man/tactical (if you need it) in either OD green or coyote.
     
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    I do believe the flash hider is threaded on. It's listed separately in the parts breakdown.
    Ya the logo is going black or getting a patch. Hazardous materials or a depends patch might work. :)
     
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    Nice score.

    First rifle I purchased as an adult. We now have 2 10/22 takedowns.

    One's scoped with a cheap simmons & one isn't. They're a hoot to shoot, and easy enough for all.

    Keep an eye out for the double 25rd magazines on special, good value & handy to keep charged up for plinking.
     
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    Bought an ammo safe so now I have more room in the first so.....
     
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    Odds and ends ...

    • Worked on clearing "Blackberry-Zilla". There is a massive blackberry patch right in the road of gardening projects. With the help of a Stihl brush cutter, I got about half of it removed. We're likely going to put a large greenhouse in that spot.
    • Stacked even more firewood. One upshot of "the winter from hell" was many of the fallen trees were bucked up, split, and stored. I'm almost done with the last batch.
    • Cleaned a pistol (suppressed Walther P22) that really need it.
    • Continued clearing the hillside above the garden.
    • Worked on a coyote rifle. I don't have the time to hunt said now, but I'm building a dedicated rifle for when I can get back to doing so.
    • Ordered a complete AR-15 shorty upper (upper, BCG, charging handle, et al.) from Midway for an SBR project. Our federal friends finally approved the Form 1.
     
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    Ordered some sheaths for hatchets and an axe.

    Ordered some silicone socks for rifles.

    Ordered some can organizers for the pantry.
     
  16. Oathkeeper1775

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    Replaced the u joints on the money Pit's (Chevy truck) front drive line and changed the oil...:confused:

    Stacked some oak
     
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    Balloon-work at the range; off-hand AR, 25, 50, & 100 yards. Hounded some brass.

    Met a fellow ham operator at the range; exchanged info for future simplex opns.
     
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    Work was crazy, so not as much as I'd like, but ...

    • I received a couple* emergency comm books from ARRL and started reading one today.
    • Bought some more canned goods.
    • Picked up another kiddo DVD. We've found that during the winter outages, we have power due to our preps, but the Intratubes are often down. So entertainment for the Potato-headed individuals has to be equally offline. ;)
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    Traded some Long Colt brass for some trauma bandages, a blood coagulator injection kit, and a clean steel barrel with a lid and clamp.
     
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    Ordered an integrated silencer M&P 15-22. Then bought a Ruger 10-22 to practice with until the first arrives.
     

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