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Old 01-02-2008, 07:06 PM   #21
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Check your snow chains. I bought some for my expedition in 1999. When I sold it last year, I checked the unopened sack of chains to find only one chain in it.

At least the guns, gold and freeze dried food made a come-back...and wow also in 1999!
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Old 01-02-2008, 07:14 PM   #22
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Check your snow chains.
Snow chains? I knew you could shovel it, plow it and ski on it, but I had no idea you could make chains out of it...
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Old 01-02-2008, 07:34 PM   #23
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never more than 20 -30 on me at any one time. Up to 200 in the house max (when I run out I withdraw 200 from an atm to minimize the number of withdrawals).

Last week in December 1999 I got $500 cash just in case there were Y2K issues with ATM's even though I was pretty confident there wouldn't be any issues.
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:23 PM   #24
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At least $20K. Never know which the **** might hit the fan.
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:32 PM   #25
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The routine around my house when hurricanes are approaching is to fill up all vehicles with fuel days in advance, go to bank and withdraw cash ~300 and then get canned food, candles, matches etc. We lived out of my freezer during Katrina. We had shrimp, fish, pizza, figs, etc for seven days cooked over a propane stove. Didn't evacuate but took in SIL and DD's.
(found out they love shrimp!)
P.S.....If I was evacuating I would get more cash.
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