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    SELCO: the brutal truth about violence when the SHTF

    Interesting and informative article from a man that lived thru the Balkan War in Bosnia.

    SELCO: The Brutal Truth About Violence When the SHTF
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garden House Queen View Post
    Interesting and informative article from a man that lived thru the Balkan War in Bosnia.

    SELCO: The Brutal Truth About Violence When the SHTF
    I've been watching a you tube series called J.A. Townsends and son, they are all about how people prepared and stored food in the 1700's, everything they make looks like good eats minus gas and electricity, I especially liked the earthen oven episode, he used bricks and a wooden frame but I am sure out in the woods some flat stones would work just as well for a base to build it on, otherwise it's all about getting muddy for a little bit forming it but then having a way of cooking things. An overhang or roof of some sort is needed to keep the rain from washing it away long term.

    Edit: I forgot to add I think knowing these types of techniques will help people when SHTF.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankenvoter View Post
    I've been watching a you tube series called J.A. Townsends and son, they are all about how people prepared and stored food in the 1700's, everything they make looks like good eats minus gas and electricity, I especially liked the earthen oven episode, he used bricks and a wooden frame but I am sure out in the woods some flat stones would work just as well for a base to build it on, otherwise it's all about getting muddy for a little bit forming it but then having a way of cooking things. An overhang or roof of some sort is needed to keep the rain from washing it away long term.

    Edit: I forgot to add I think knowing these types of techniques will help people when SHTF.



    Fascinating.....I love this kind of stuff!!! I guess that's why I like cooking on my old kitchen cook wood stove out in the shed!

    Will definitely check out that you tube series!!!
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    Self-reliance is good but I'm thinking a better guide for the future might be Zombies.

    PS Primitive Technology on you tube is so basic it makes Townsend look like Sacs 5th ave.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern Rivers View Post
    We have a NICE bug-out place in our forest. 1/4 acre nobody will find...nice stream...oigles flying overhead...snoiks, too!
    I rather have a property with a well far from the streams. Streams can be dammed, poisoned, diverted or used up. Streams also bring people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dummy View Post
    I rather have a property with a well far from the streams. Streams can be dammed, poisoned, diverted or used up. Streams also bring people.
    Do you mean a hand dug well? Piped wells won't work without electricity. We have a windmill but I'm sure that would bring people too.
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