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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #840 on: September 05, 2009, 10:12:27 PM »
Welcome Chris!  You are going to love the forum!  It is great to have you here and congrates on the 3K it is great to see new members.

We look forward to hearing from you

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #841 on: September 05, 2009, 11:09:07 PM »
Ironhead, what the heck took you so long to introduce yourself!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #842 on: September 05, 2009, 11:23:40 PM »
Howdy All!

New member from Dirttime 09. I met a lot of great people from the pod cast there so I thought I would drop in and say hello.  I dont know most of your screen names so feel free to PM me. It might take me a while to put the name w/ the face. I was the one with the Ridgeback.

I live in Norcal and have a small tree care business. My interest generally fall under the catagories of freedom and adventure.  I like fishing, building, fishing, gardening, fishing, hunting, shooting, camping, fishing, hiking, kayaking, freediving, foraging. I like learning new things, seeing new places and meeting new people.

Nice to meet you all

Matt


Welcome Matt, I am glad you decided to join us.

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #843 on: September 06, 2009, 12:23:25 AM »
well I have posted her a couple of time but don't think I have ever posted in the intro section so figured it was about time.

I live in North West AR (home of Wal-mart, JB hunt and tyson) I have been living here for about 3 years, grew up on the east coast (NC/VA and a little time in Atlanta). I have be competitively shooting for about 5 years, do my own reloading and I am General Class Ham radio operator. I actually got started in Ham radio when I was in college and working at a Boy Scout camp in the summer. Actually there was a few time where my radio was the only link into town (when a big storm came by) But then college .... girls....beer and the radio was put the side for a while. but I am back active for the last few years.

I think I have always been a preparer. I remember watching "The Day After" as a little Kid and then it did not help that I though the legend of Boggy creek was real ( made camping a bit more interesting). I can actually remember a little about the gas shortage in the 70's though I was quite young. I think these events  helped shape me into my way of thinking. Growing up I was active in Scouts, which was one of the best experiences in my life. I was lucky that I belonged to a troop that liked to camp. Each summer we would go for at least a week if not two on a long excursion.

I have really enjoyed this forum (read more than post) and listening to the Podcast. It surprised me how interested in gardening  I got this summer, even though I started out slow this year I have learned a lot.

just glad to find a place with like minded folk in an environment where we are all wanting to learn more and more

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #844 on: September 06, 2009, 07:59:47 AM »
Mako here.  Some a ya' know me.  Good to be here.

Mako

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #845 on: September 06, 2009, 09:27:11 AM »
Looking forward to being part of an active forum, retired Law enforcemnet form south florida. Now headed to southern Ky where I recently purchased 10 acres adjacent to the Daniel Boone Nat Forest. The property has a natural spring and I am starting with 32 foot solar powered travel trailer. Hopefully a small farming operation. I am enjoying the information I am gleaming from the pocast. i hope to add to and learn more everyday.



thanks

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #846 on: September 06, 2009, 11:41:47 AM »
Just wanted to drop in and say Hi to all, I have been reading and listening for sometime but hardly ever post, just enjoying all the info, thanks to everyone.

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #847 on: September 06, 2009, 11:42:22 AM »
Mako here.  Some a ya' know me.  Good to be here.

Mako

Mako from DT09?  Welcome!!!!!!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #848 on: September 06, 2009, 11:43:28 AM »
BIG welcome to pacman and outdoorman and ALL of the rest of you newbs!  :)  Thanks for taking the jump and starting to contribute to the board!!!  ;D

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #849 on: September 06, 2009, 01:41:18 PM »
Mako from DT09?  Welcome!!!!!!

Aye, one and the same.  I recognize your face and name, but I don't think we were ever introduced.  You heard about it via TSP I'm assuming?

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« Reply #850 on: September 06, 2009, 02:18:33 PM »
Hi...I'm from south Alabama...just heard about his site on another forum...I look forward to learning a lot and getting to know some of you!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #851 on: September 06, 2009, 02:44:09 PM »
Aye, one and the same.  I recognize your face and name, but I don't think we were ever introduced.  You heard about it via TSP I'm assuming?

Mako

No, I heard about it on the Hoodlums forum from Alan and Dude.  I am their web-mistress.  :D

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #852 on: September 06, 2009, 06:52:56 PM »
Howdy!
I registered a while back, but after Dirttime  and meeting Jack, TW & Sisterwolf (and probably a few more of you) I figured I'd introduce myself. I live in western Wyoming, am into weapons of all types, (any Riddle Of Steel attendees out there?) handloading, general survival, although I'm somewhat weak on primative skills. I've been prepping in an unsophisticated way for a long time but am getting more organized.
I'm looking forward to learning a lot here.

Hi Mako and any other Hoodlums here!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #853 on: September 06, 2009, 06:56:52 PM »
Welcome, Recycler!  It's awesome to see such a big crossover lately!  Coyote Spirit is here, MuddyBoots is here, 918victor is here, Mako is here, Dude and Alan, Cpt. Caveman, and Master Guns are here.  LOTS of hoodlums! :)  It's Awesome! ;D
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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #854 on: September 06, 2009, 07:17:11 PM »
Good to know so much info is being shared and that there is such a crossover of talented people. I heard about TSP on Hoodlums.
I just wish I had more time to read all the threads on both forums!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #855 on: September 07, 2009, 12:29:23 AM »
  Found the podcast from a post on AR15.com. Been listening to Jack for most of the year and learned allot about prepping. Even started a square foot garden that I'm eating from now.
Have always been a prepper, but Jack has really help me with a more rounded approach, thanks.

   My name is Dave and 56yrs young. I have a mechanic repair business and live and work at home by myself. Have worked for myself for over 11years by doing fair and honest work. My advertising is word of mouth only. Can fix almost anything. Hobbies are shooting(3gun,600yd HP,IPSC, tactical, practical and sniper matches) started and ran the local 3gun and varmint matches, fishing, hunting, 4 wheeling, camping in remote areas, white water rafting and dirt bike riding. Do all of my own gun work and reloading. NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and have a CHL. My health is slowing me down some, but I'm still having fun.

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #856 on: September 07, 2009, 01:06:05 AM »
Welcome to all of the new members!

it is good to see the forum growing like it is.

TW


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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #857 on: September 07, 2009, 08:15:51 AM »
welcome everyone! glad to see more people

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #858 on: September 07, 2009, 12:41:06 PM »
New member from south Louisiana here.

Have been downloading the podcast for a while now and am just now making an effort to listen to them all.  Thought I'd give the forum a whirl hoping for something different than what is found on most other S&P boards.

Cheers!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #859 on: September 07, 2009, 01:11:13 PM »
If you want somethin' different, you definitely got it.  :)

Hey Lou - lookit!  Another new lou member!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #860 on: September 07, 2009, 01:51:46 PM »
Hi, I'm Cat.  I've been listening to the podcast for a while, maybe about just under a year.  My husband (Eddie) and I came to survivalism and preparedness kind of in a round about way.  I had a Massage Therapy/health & wellness practice, and through my studies became very concerned over the chemicals in our food and personal care products.  This ramped up quite a bit when pregnant with my first child, and my research began to expand to the politics behind the agriculture, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries.  Of course, that led to looking at other areas of corruption in our various systems, and so on and so forth.  At the same time, our state (MA) has become frighteningly regulated, so sad for the birthplace of the American Revolution.  Eddie and I ultimately got to the point where we said, there has to be a better way.  Eventually, through networking on the internet (mostly Yahoo groups), I began reading and talking with others about self-reliance, survivalism, preparedness, etc.  We've secured 23 acres in Maine, and are making headway building a cabin on the property (couple more trips should do it). 

Looking forward to meeting like minded folks here.

Cat

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #861 on: September 07, 2009, 02:07:08 PM »
Wow, Cat, you're kicking some serious bum up there in the North East.  Good for you, and welcome to the forum! :)

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #862 on: September 07, 2009, 02:36:21 PM »
Wow, Cat, you're kicking some serious bum up there in the North East.  Good for you, and welcome to the forum! :)

Thanks, I forgot to mention that Eddie is a beekeeper.  If anyone is thinking about keeping bees- do it.  It's a great way to make part-time or full-time income (honey & wax sales, polination services, etc.), and honey has so many practical uses beyond sweetening tea.  You can use it to treat wounds, acne, preserve food, bake, and more.  Plus, you can make candles, lip balm, and lotions from the wax.  Of course, your garden will produce more food than you thought possible from having the extra polinators around.

Cat

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #863 on: September 07, 2009, 02:45:01 PM »
We have a couple of beekepers on the board.  One is Archer, he is an admin here, and he's the king bee.  :D  My husband (The Wilderness here on the board) and I have a friend who keeps bees just a couple of miles from us, and we are looking forward to keeping bees reasonably soon too (not here, probably, but within the next 5 years).  You guys are going to offer us a PLETHORA of information here, and we all look forward to it!  :)

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #864 on: September 07, 2009, 04:08:24 PM »
hey folks. my name is michael. im in abilene, tx. only a few short hours from where jack is. im 18 and have been listening in for a few months now. im at junior college for this year and next then ill go somewhere else for god knows what kind of degree. im an apprentice level blacksmith and bladesmith. making knives being my #1 hobby and hopefully one day profession. if anyone happens to be near me shoot me an email at measley010@sbcglobal.net.  thanks for being so inviting everyone.

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #865 on: September 07, 2009, 04:27:36 PM »
Hey Michael!  Welcome to the forum!!!!!!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #866 on: September 07, 2009, 04:45:17 PM »
savage, you should head over to the blade forum here and post some pics of your work.  we would all love to see it.

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #867 on: September 07, 2009, 05:23:40 PM »
Howdy!
I registered a while back, but after Dirttime  and meeting Jack, TW & Sisterwolf (and probably a few more of you) I figured I'd introduce myself. I live in western Wyoming, am into weapons of all types, (any Riddle Of Steel attendees out there?) handloading, general survival, although I'm somewhat weak on primitive skills. I've been prepping in an unsophisticated way for a long time but am getting more organized.
I'm looking forward to learning a lot here.

Hi Mako and any other Hoodlums here!

Hey Recycler - Noticed you're from Wyoming!  Sweet!  There's only a few of us here.  Be sure to check out the Region 7 forums, which has a Wyoming thread - they'd love to hear from you there!


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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #868 on: September 07, 2009, 07:05:12 PM »
Welcome to all the new comers!! I'm interested in hearing your husbands and your experiences with bees Cat.
Sounds like you are learning a very great skill Savageknives!

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Re: Intro Thread
« Reply #869 on: September 07, 2009, 07:07:10 PM »
Hi,
I've been lurking for several months so figured it was time for an introduction. My name is Steve. I'm a Field Technician for a telephone company. I'm 45, and have been married for 19 years. My kids are 18 and 15, boy and girl. I've been prepping for about three years but had an interest for awhile.

I served in the US Army for 8 years as a 54B Chemical Operations Specialist. Stationed in Hawaii for 4 years with 25th ID, 2 years in New York with 10th Mountain and 2 with 101st Airborne here in Ky where I currently reside. Have an interest in outdoors, hunting and shooting. Recently joined GSSF, NRA member and scheduled to attend Glock Armorers School in October 2009 and Sig Armorers School in Feb 2010. That's pretty much it in a nutshell.  I am going to take the time to check out the podcasts, forums and go from there. Thanks for having me!

Steve