Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Bits & Pieces

A storm system has moved into our area overnight. Forecasters said we'd get awful amounts of rain. Sprinkled some.

My catalog from Major Surplus arrived yesterday. Along with the standard offerings, which to me at least, are just filler for the pages I notice they still have their listing for Czech small rucksacks. They list for $14.95 per 4 pack.
This is a good deal. Over this last year I've ordered two sets, back when they came in a five pack. They make great get home bags for your vehicles. One became the carry bag for my Critter Getter (a Kel-Tec Sub2000 folding weapon system) and several spare loaded magazines. Grab a few while they're still offered.

If you need an Alice Pack they have them cheap, too. Noticed survival bracelets are cheaper than dirt now. Everybody and their uncle make them; kinda of a fad I guess. Anyhow, they're selling for less than thirteen bucks per three. Snap models.

I've read Rawles new novel, Survivors. Not as good as Patriots, but worth the time. Skip the chapter on the love affair in South America....very little relevance to the story line. Just my humble opinion.

Yesterday, as usual, I took Little Bit to school. After dropping her off I headed towards home and along the way thought to fill my gas tank. I paid $3.35 per gallon. A few hours later I was asked if I'd be willing to pick her up after school. Duh.
A seven hour lapse in time....driving home passed same fuel dump. Prices had increased ten cents per gallon and today have risen further. Good reason to keep your tank full. Dollar cost average.

Hey, gotta run. Customers have arrived and I need to jerk a cup of coffee and eat. Skipped breakfast and lunch. Not good.



  1. I agree with the new book Survivors. It was not as well thought out as the last book. I thought it might cover the war in the south but alas it did not. The people seemed very cardboard cutout without much detail behind them.

  2. Survivors was definitely over-hyped....however I still bought it, read it, and thought I might just ride a horse across Mexico because of it. Stay dry out there...

  3. mmasse, then you and I agree, as usual. Thanks.

    Warlock Sundance, thanks and it's nice to have you. I think I'll just ride a horse too, when my truck quits. Hang around, nice people gather here.

  4. Thanks for the link. It is booked marked now and I will check it out when I have the time.

  5. MDR, you are welcome. Thanks. Now, get back to work, I want a shower...