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Beware of These 5 Prepper Scams

prepper scamsThe other day I received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS, warning me that the IRS was about to file a lawsuit against me for back taxes, and of course, they wanted money.  Two things immediately clicked in my head. First, I knew that the IRS would not contact anyone in this manner. They always contact by mail or they show up at your door. Second, I knew that my taxes were paid. So I laughed at the caller, hung up, and reported their phone number to the authorities. This got me to thinking about various scams that I see being spread around the internet aimed at preppers.…

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The Berkey Official Response to the Toledo Ohio Algae Bloom.

I don’t normally put up information from other sources, but here is Berkey Response to the Toledo Ohio Algae Bloom.  It sounds like their filter would have worked under the circumstances, but read the article and make up your own mind.

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by Jeff on August 6, 2014 in Berkey® Water Purifier

Below is some information that might be helpful, with respect to the recent Algae Bloom and resulting contamination of the water supply to Toledo, Ohio:
“…Cyanobacterial cells range in size from 0.5-1 μm to 40 μm in diameter…”
In other words, it’s a long skinny bacteria.…

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A Review of the Berkey Water Filters

The other day one of my sons bought a Imperial Berkey and liked it so much he sent me the following review.

On 4/3/13, I went to Disaster Stuff in Rocklin California, to buy the Big Berkey.  I should note that the guys at Disaster Stuff are knowledgeable, helpful and credible.

I decided to buy the Imperial Berkey.  The Imperial is the second largest Berkey.  It holds 2.5 gallons in the lower container.   The Imperial Berkey has room for up to 6 filters, and at 3000 gallons per filter, it can provide plenty of water.  I bought 6 filters.  You can order your Berkey with 2, 4, or 6 black Berkey filters.  …

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