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chopkick 04-19-2009 11:38 PM

A Must Read!
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Folks I just finished listening to a book that I bought and downloaded from ITunes. It's called "One Second After". The story is set in a small town in the mountains of North Carolina not far from Asheville. It takes you through the horrors of what will predictably happen if our enemies were to attack us using an EMP (Electro Magnetic Pulse) weapon.
Gotta tell you that it opened my eyes and put me into a whole different mindset of preparedness.
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Dillinger 04-19-2009 11:42 PM

Interesting. I have a trip coming up Chop, I might have to download to the Kindle for the plane voyage.....

Thanks for the heads up!


dog2000tj 04-20-2009 01:34 AM

Pretty scary if you think about everything that we use on a daily basis that would be affected by an EMP. :eek:

Thanks for the tip, I may have to pick that up. :)

Benning Boy 04-20-2009 04:08 AM

The AK is immune to EMP.:D

Mark F 04-20-2009 12:02 PM


Originally Posted by Benning Boy (Post 96735)
The AK is immune to EMP.:D

This is true... HOWEVER one EMP can wipeout virtually every electronic and electric device in a city, state, or country depending on how big the EMP is. That laser you have sitting on your AK will be a boat anchor...

Benning Boy 04-21-2009 02:38 PM

If the Professor on Gilligan's Island can make electronics out of coconuts, I think we'll be okay.

And I hate my freakin cell phone, anyhow.:D

Dillinger 04-21-2009 02:50 PM

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Originally Posted by Benning Boy (Post 97358)

And I hate my freakin cell phone, anyhow.:D

Amen to that. I long for the day I no longer have to carry one.

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