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My New Boots

by suburban December 28, 2010 Clothing
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This may be a mundane post by comparison to others, but I had to tell you about my new boots.  Personally, I hate winter boots.  I think most of them actually suck at the job they are supposed to do.  I know how to dress for the cold, I layer, I wear my wool or […]

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DIY – Making Makeshift Shoes Out of Tires Post SHTF

by suburban September 30, 2010 Clothing
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NOTE:  I found this post here, and thought it interesting enough as a DIY project you can file in the back of your head or put on your USB drive to carry around with you: This seems sort of odd…but in a post disaster world that may not get back to producing things like shoes […]

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A Friend Has Lost Everything, Checked Into a Men’s Shelter…

by suburban September 9, 2010 Clothing
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This post is very close to my heart…  It pains me to write it, as it affects a friend of mine directly, that refuses help, as I will illustrate. I have a friend I got a call from this week.  He has lost his job, his apartment, much of his clothing,  his parents (family) lives […]

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DIY – Hand Clothes Washer and Video

by suburban June 29, 2010 Clothing
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On the heels of my post regarding the SHTF DIY washing machine, I found this tool this morning on EmergencyEssentials.com. Check it, and the video out here. Mobile Washer (Hand Operated Washing Machine)

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DIY – Post SHTF or Off Grid Laundry Machine

by suburban June 17, 2010 Clothing
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This is very cool.  At least I think it is, as I do quite a bit of camping, and sometimes bring large quantities of water with me. Having clean clothes is not only sanitary, but also good for moral.  In a post SHTF world we may be set back to primitive methods of living for […]

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