June 2010

The Best Commuting Backpack I Have Owned.

by suburban June 30, 2010 Bug Out
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Living in the suburbs, and commuting into NYC, you would think is easy.  It is, but it can also be a cumbersome task when you are schlepping a notebook, laptop, file folders, and EDC every day.  I also travel nationally quite a bit on business.  With all the “stuff” I was carrying, it got to be a […]

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Liked This Short Video on Survival-Spot Blog

by suburban June 29, 2010 Preparedness
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Check this one out: http://www.survival-spot.com/survival-blog/stocking-up-to-prepare-for-the-worst

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DIY – Hand Clothes Washer and Video

by suburban June 29, 2010 Clothing
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On the heels of my post regarding the SHTF DIY washing machine, I found this tool this morning on EmergencyEssentials.com. Check it, and the video out here. Mobile Washer (Hand Operated Washing Machine)

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DIY – Making Bio-diesel In Your Kitchen

by suburban June 29, 2010 DIY
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So here is a post from a blog about making your own Bio-diesel.  I do not use diesel fuel, and I am not an advocate of making flammables at home, but my understanding is that bio-diesel is pretty stable.  Check out the post here:  http://goo.gl/2h3b

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Interesting Post regarding “If The Collapse Never Comes” on TheSurvivalistBlog.net, by M.D. Creekmore

by suburban June 28, 2010 Bug In
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M.D. Creekmore had an interesting post today on What If The Collapse Never Comes on his blog.  I found it particularly interesting as it is a question I have only asked myself once or twice since I have started prepping.  Please pay particular attention to the comments, as they are full of added value for […]

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Bugging In? Think About Comfort Foods Too.

by suburban June 28, 2010 Barter
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I met a prepper about a month or so ago, and we were discussing our preps, what we thought we would need based on family, situation, etc.  He mentioned to me that he purchases comfort foods that he would normally pick up at the grocery store.  Comfort Foods?  Like candy, soda, beer, etc.?  Yup, that […]

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My Thoughts on the Rule of Threes in the Suburbs and a SHTF Situation

by suburban June 25, 2010 Bug In
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Today, I wanted to discuss the Rule of 3′s, but not the standard Rule of 3′s.  These are my additions to the Rule of 3′s that I see as making a difference in deciding to preserve yourself in a SHTF in the suburbs or an urban setting… Any survivalist, military personnel, or someone schooled in […]

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My Business Travel Preparedness Kit

by suburban June 25, 2010 EDC
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This is a modified business travel kit.  I have posted about my travel carry before, and it routinely changes.  Today, I put in the luggage that I check at the airline, what you see in the picture to the left. I just feel better when traveling for business with a small preparedness kit with me. […]

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Dave Canterbury of Dual Survivor Interviews on TheSurvivalPodcast.com

by suburban June 24, 2010 Dave Canterbury
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Here are two guys I really respect.  Dave Canterbury of the Pathfinder School and Jack Spirko of TheSurvivalPodcast.com.  Can’t wait to listen to this Podcast: Check it out here:  http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com/dave-canterbury-from-dual-survivor

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Urban Survival Articles by OffGridSurvival.com.

by suburban June 24, 2010 Urban Survival
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OffGridSurvival.com has some good posts on Urban Survival.  Check them out.

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