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Self Reliance Expo Sept 12 & 13th Houston, Texas at Reliance Center

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Self Reliance Expo

TPG will be at Self Reliance Expo 

Sep 12-13, 2014 NRG Center (formally the Reliant Center), Houston TX
Join us at the largest event of its kind in the country! Enjoy two days of exhibitors, presentations, and hands on classes!

Friday Sep 12, 10am-7pm
Saturday Sep 13, 9am- 7pm.
Tickets are $10 one day $15 two day. Can be bought at the door.

TPG members will receive discount coupons for tickets!

http://www.selfrelianceexpo.com/events/sep-12-13-2014-nrg-center-formally-the-reliant-center-houston-tx/

What Is TEXAS PREPAREDNESS GROUP?

Texas Preparedness Group is a resource and introduction to like minded people  for survivalists and those with a preparedness mindset to find others of like mind and form into Survival Groups or Mutual Assistance Groups (MAGs) and:

• A place to find and SHARE information to PREPARE for a life Emergency

* A place for active individuals to find a Mutual Assistance Group to join.
• A place for existing Groups to find other Groups for Mutual Group Support.
• A place for existing Groups to find and recruit new members.
• A place for individuals and families to establish their own Groups and seek members of like mind.
• A place for existing Groups and individuals to find training within Groups.
• A place for existing Groups and individuals to provide training for other Groups.

Texas Preparedness Group is NOT:

• A militia, Support for Militia ideas and/or support for Revolutionary actions
• A political group or forum for Political discussions
• A religious group or Forum for Religous discussions
• An entity
• Racist, sexist, or discriminatory

READ ALL THE RULES HERE!

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Weekly Threat Journal for week ending Aug 30, 2014 2 Replies

Started by Old Sailor D-16 in GENERAL. Last reply by PER (Dist-7) 2 hours ago.

Off to amazon I go for a Yaesu radio and android phone/tablet.. 1 Reply

Started by diluted D13 in Communications. Last reply by Red Stag 5 hours ago.

Is this coming to United States? Very Graphic Content 10 Replies

Started by PrepperTPG- Texas in THE Collapse. Last reply by Chief (D-3) 7 hours ago.

Expo (at the reliant center ) in houston tx the 12 and 13 of sept 6 Replies

Started by A Morris in GENERAL. Last reply by TxKnight-14 12 hours ago.

NRG Expo questions 6 Replies

Started by Freeman1776 D-15 in GENERAL. Last reply by Freeman1776 D-15 14 hours ago.

It’s Time for a Prepper Reality Check 9 Replies

Started by rekoj (D13 ) in Beginner Preparedness. Last reply by Sound yesterday.

Skills- Do you have them or need them? 8/28/2014 8:00 pm 5 Replies

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Inexpensive Communal Retreat using Shipping Containers with Drawings 95 Replies

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Ebola, Disasters and Group Protocol, August 21 8:00 pm Chat room 8 Replies

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How to join a group and keep a group ACTIVE August 7th 8:00 pm 2 Replies

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ISIS Terrorists to invade Mexican border, 2 Replies

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hydrogen generator 1 Reply

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Where have all the TPG members gone? 434 Replies

Started by PrepperTPG- Texas in GENERAL. Last reply by tony moore yesterday.

Obama turns 'prepper,' warns of coming 'crisis' 2 Replies

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Why should TPG continue? 9 Replies

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waiting to garden 8 Replies

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    Starter Preparations List

    How Prepared are you- Review the checklist

    http://texaspreparednessgroup.ning.com/forum/topics/how-prepared-are-you

    This is a short list of basic items every survivalist should have. This list is by far not all encompassing, but will get you started and well ahead of 95% of the population and should be considered BASIC MINIMUMS. You should eventually have more:

     LDS Food Calculator here: http://lds.about.com/library/bl/faq/blcalculator.htm

    Food: 1-year's worth for each member of the family.

    Per Person amounts:

    275 lbs Hard Red Winter Wheat 

    125 lbs Rice

    75 lbs Beans

    65 lbs Sugar

    60 lbs Powdered Milk

    30 lbs Salt

    2 cans Eggs

    4 gallons Cooking oil

    2 cases of MRE or Freeze Dried Foods

     

    Water: 1-year's worth for each member of the family.

    Per person amounts:

    700 gallons stored

    Portable Water filter

     

     

    Shelter: 

    Clothing

    Boots

    Tents

    Structures

    Quality hand tools for construction of shelter

     

    Weapons/Security:

    Per Person:

    Battle Rifle

    30 full capacity rifle magazines

    5000 rounds of ammunition per rifle

    Side arm

    15 full capacity pistol magazines

    1000 rounds of ammunition per sidearm

    Holster

    12 Guage Shotgun

    250 rounds of shotgun ammunition

    .22LR rifle

    10,000 rounds of .22LR ammunition

    Scopes

    Magazine carrying equipment

    Multi-caliber Cleaning kit

    Fixed Blade Knife w/locking sheath

     

    Medical/Dental

    Per Person:

    Mob

    N-95 masks

    gloves

    disposable 'hazmat' coveralls/hoods

    face shields/masks

    quick clot

    oral electrolyte solution

    ile Medical Kit

    Chest Seal

    IV equipment

    Medications

    Dental Hygienist tools

    This list needs further medical personnel input

     

    Communications

    Per family:

    HAM/SSB transceiver

    Portable antenna

    MURs radios (or CB/VHF)

    Rechargable batteries

    Charger

    120W solar panel(s)

    Charge controller

    100Ah deep cycle battery

    Wiring

    Sine Wave Inverter

     

    BOB/GHB:

    Per Adult Person:

    Unfortunately, this is somewhat personal in nature, but there are some needed basic items

    Tarp or Rain Poncho (shelter)

    Knife

    MREs and/or Freeze dried pouches

    Water bladder/pouches

    Portable water filter

    Flashlight

    IFAK

    Compass

    Maps

    Lighter/Firestarters

    Bug Spray

    Spare Socks

     

    Miscellaneous:

    Night Vision (Gen 2 or better)

    Heirloom Seeds

    Grain Grinder

    Vitamin/Mineral Supplements

    Common size rechargeable batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9V, CR123a)

    Solar battery charger

     

    Reference Books:

    Where There is No Doctor

    Where There is No Dentist

    Making the Best of Basics

    Encyclopedia of Country Living

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