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One of those days….

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Sadly, Dr. Jerry Pournelle has passed on.

Anyone that’s into self reliance probably has read something, or everything, written by Dr. Pournelle. He passed on Sept. 8, 2017. Dr. Pournelle’s site, Chaos Manor,  is here Chaos Manor, if you’d like to leave a message go to the “Well … Continue reading

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For those of you on the West Coast…Unimog meet coming up at Calico, CA, October 13-15

All sorts of eurotrash vehicles show up to this meet/trail run. From the usual Unimogs, to Pinzgauers, Haflingers, MAN, Tatra and so forth. One never knows what, exactly, will show up. Usually we’ll have some domestic vehicles show up also, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma on the way, and U.S. Virgin Islands set to start confiscations…..

Got an ex-military vehicle? How about a high profile vehicle? A nice boat? How about an RV? Generator? Weapons? Well, guess what….   NATL-GUARD virgin islands governors order

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Yet another thing to think about…Law Enforcement encounters during evac

There are good cops….and bad ones. Some of them seem to have lost the concept of “protect and serve”. Such as this guy, from the Orange County, Texas Sheriff’s Department. He’s a detective that seems to have a slight bit … Continue reading

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Hope you’re paying attention…

It sucks to be in a situation like the Harvey storm event. Unfortunately, it sucks even more when you’re not prepared. Hopefully there will be no more tragic deaths, and this storm will dissipate, and things can get back to … Continue reading

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Top 5 this, Top 10 that…

It always amuses me when I see lists that start this way. I can pretty much guarantee that these lists have been generated by someone that hasn’t used many, if any, of the items in the list. Case in point … Continue reading

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Got skills?

If not, I encourage you to develop them. Even if nothing happens, you’ll have a skillset that is a possible money earner, plus having the knowledge that, yes, you actually are fairly self reliant. The link below is to a … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Remember…..

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Looking for a Bosch Dynastarter repair manual…

Anyone out there have a copy of one, or a .pdf? I’ll gladly pay for it. Looks like the Haflinger Dynastart needs repair, if I have the manual, I can do it myself. Otherwise, it’ll have to be shipped off … Continue reading

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