April 2010

The homeless as survivalists

by suburban April 27, 2010 General
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I was in NYC yesterday, as I often am. As I was walking to the hotel to visit a friend that was in town, I saw several homeless people as I usually do near Port Authority. Today, however, I took particular attention to them, noted what they were wearing, how they were carrying their gear, […]

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My Philosophies on Bugging In vs. Bugging Out

by suburban April 25, 2010 Bug In
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I have a couple philosophies as I am an apartment dweller outside NYC with little space for storage, as well as a Bug Out location 100 miles from my apartment. So here are several philosophies of mine that I think might resonate with you: Bugging Out. There is NO predetermined formula or time to Bug […]

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Physical fitness and the survivalist; a repost from a forum that I am on

by suburban April 24, 2010 General
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Physical fitness. Well, I have been working at getting in better physical condition over the past months. Today, I went for my first 5+ mile hike. Nine mile hike, in fact. Boy will I be in pain tomorrow. I digress. So, today, I went hiking the Appalachian trail in northwestern NJ. An area, should I […]

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What’s in your survival library?

by suburban April 23, 2010 Books
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What is in your library of books pertaining to preparedness and survival?  I am not talking the stuff we download as we find it online, but the ones that you went out and purchased to read and put on the shelf to reference every once in a while to keep up on skills or to […]

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Bugging in or being prepared to go nowhere fast.

by suburban April 23, 2010 Energy
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So along the way over the past couple of months of creating preparations for tragedy and bugging out to a fallback point, I realized that I am unprepared if I am here, and there is a weather or other issue.  What am I going to do if something as simple as the power goes out […]

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My EDC

by suburban April 18, 2010 Bushcraft
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So as a matter of explanation, I am going to list what I use for my EDC.  Keep in mind my EDC is banging around Northern New Jersey most of the time, and in PA and NY states on weekends some of the time…    I designed my EDC basically around what I think I would […]

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Bear Grylls – Urban Survival

by suburban April 9, 2010 Uncategorized
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I do not always agree with how Bear Grylls try to survive, and some of his actions are VERY dangerous to the lay person or the novice survivalist.  But I thought this was a good watch.

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The History Channel's "After Armageddon"

by suburban April 6, 2010 Uncategorized
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Here are nine parts to the show After Armageddon… 

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