Episode-2301- Expert Council Q&A for 9-28-18
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Today its Friday so it’s time for expert council show. To ask a question for a show like this, just send an email to me at jack at thesurvivalpodcast.com with “TSPC Expert” in the subject line.
Today on The Survival Podcast, the expert council answers questions on mead, overseas travel, veterinary first aid, crypto currency, battery chargers, winter gardening, homestead design and more.
In the body of your email first tell me the council member your question is for. Second ask your question concisely in one to two sentences maximum. Third any and all details after that. This is the formula to give you the best chance of getting on the air.
I do what I can to get as many of your questions as possible on the air but can’t always get to all of them. Our council is made of a wide variety of experts in everything from the tactical to the practical and everything in between.
To get more information on our Expert Council visit our “Meet the Expert Council Page” to learn more about them and their specific areas of expertise.
Join Me Today As Our Experts Discuss…
- Making a Christmas Mead – Michael Jordan
- Staying healthy when overseas – Gary Collins
- Putting together a veterinary first aid kit for the homestead – Dr. Kelly
- Why is Ethereum doing worse than BTC and other crypto right now – Ben Fitts
- Why you are better off with a 3 stage charger then a trickle charger – Shawn Mills
- Extending fall and winter gardening – Geoff Lawton
- Planing a home and outbuildings on a new homestead – Jack
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- On this Day in 1941 Ted Williams is the Last Major League Player to Hit 400
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- Stock Market Article John Pugliano Commented On
- Nicole’s Coffee Grinder Options
- Shed to House on Facebook
- Ben Fitts Blog Post on Raven Coin and other Speculative Coins
- Thornless Honey Locust – Cold Stream Farm
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- Bullhead Fishing Information
- Biltong for Breakfast
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- SkinGuard Cleanse Ear Flush
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- Leupold VX-2 2-7x33mm Riflescope
- Vortex Optics Strike Eagle Scope in 1×8
- Keep Pushing On – REO Speedwagon
Websites of the Expert Council Members
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- Living Free in Tennessee
- Harvest Eating
- Old Grouch Military Surplus
- Permaculture Classroom
- A Bee Friendly Company
- Investable Wealth
- NW Edible
- Primal Power
- Whole Systems Design
- Doom and Bloom
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Man… I was hoping for You Can Tune a Piano but you can’t Tuna Fish…
Will the Fall Workshop go on sale Central Standard Time or Central Daylight Time?
I was visiting a coworker in downtown Santa Rosa in his inherited older home and it had a courtyard. It really struck me as wonderful I felt like I had been there before or had seen it on tv or something. So I think a suntrap courtyard would (could) do that same need fulfillment thing that the arboretum provides. In his region it could totally support a citrus tree or something private and quiet you don’t want out by the street.
Christmas-Holiday Mead… Last year I made a 1 gallon experimental batch:
Cranberry Blossom Honey, Cranberries, and pure Cranberry juice (think Cyser blueprint).
Primary on 9.10.17, Racked to secondary 10.15.17, Bottled for the holidays shortly after and gifted with much joy.
Have a Holly Jolly one!
Thank you much for such an info-packed response! Also, I laughed a bit at your Ripple rant… my feelings on that are similarly skeptical, which makes its sharp rise along with ETH’s decline all the more frustrating.
My short response is that my mining is mostly with accumulation and long-term wealth-building in mind, with the minority being exchanged/sold to pay operational expenses and pay myself a very modest salary (though the past several months I have held off on selling any, and am forgoing my salary and paying the electrical bill from our other income until ETH prices recover to a less oversold level). So ultimately most of what I want to mine are cryptos with the best long-term balance between and potential for 1) mainstream adoption & real-world usability, and 2) price appreciation. To me Ethereum still seems to have good long-term prospects for the first, but between the imminent payout changes and the other mining opportunities (some of which you’ve mentioned) I am thinking less (if any) of my rigs will be mining ETH a couple months from now unless something really changes things up.
It’s all an interesting (and challenging) blend of business and currency speculation. I’m just trying hard to make sure whatever mistakes I make going forward will be relatively minor and quick to recover from 😉
FYI – here is the episode if anyone needs it
“Banks are not going to use Ripple.”
It will be interesting to review this statement a year from now.
Banks, settlement companies and procurement systems are already using or are gearing up to use Ripplenet and XRP. Though it empowers banks, and rubs anarcho-Crypto believers the wrong way, it is a blockchain solution for a massive real world problem.
I think Ben Fitts is repeating what he has heard from other crypto people and not done his own research on XRP/Ripple. I get it, why would someone invest several hours researching something they fundamentally disagree with? Unfortunately, I believe he’s mistaken where XRP is concerned.
I firmly believe digital money will be weaponized at some point and used to choke off “undesirable” members of society. KYC/AML rules are all good when the undesirable group is criminals…but when if you find yourself in an undesirable group some day? Gun owners? Preppers? Non-Socialists?
In the mean time, I’m buying crypto (including XRP) to capitalize on this evolving technology.