August 2010

The New Free Suburban Survival Blog Classifieds Online!

by suburban August 31, 2010 General
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Well, everyone, in an attempt to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for, The Suburban Survival Blog has launched our own Survival Classifieds section where you can post what it is you are looking to sell, and where those of you (us) are looking to buy can browse and do […]

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Les Stroud – Living Off the Grid Video

by suburban August 31, 2010 Bug Out Location
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Many of you have no doubt seen this video in the past.  It is the one hour documentary that Les Stroud recorded about buying a piece of property and living off the grid potentially simplifying life.  That, however is not the reason I am posting this video.  My friend Doug actually gave me the idea […]

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Testing Your Bug Out Route(s), I Am Beginning To Do This

by suburban August 30, 2010 Bug Out
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A couple weekends ago I tested a bug out route (via vehicle) to a point that intersects with a spot where I can branch off into two or three other routes to get to my BOL. We’ll call this intersection point “Point B.” I wanted to test the following: Viability of the route Normal traffic […]

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PDF on Obtaining, Storing, and Keeping Water Clean

by suburban August 29, 2010 Water
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Green-Trust.org has a post today on obtaining, storing, and keeping water clean, and there is a free PDF for download.  I wanted to share with my readers.  Check out the post here: http://www.green-trust.org/wordpress/2010/08/29/water-for-life/ It is 52 pages in length and offers up some good information, even if you live in the suburbs or the city. […]

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New Features Added to The Suburban Survival Blog

by suburban August 27, 2010 General
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Well, I’ve added some new features today that make this blog much like a social network.  I’ve done so, so that many of you can register if you like and partake in the conversation more deeply if you choose.  You will notice, at the top of the page, a registration link that says “Sign Up.”  Please feel […]

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“What’s the Best Survival Weapon?” Over At FieldandStream.com

by suburban August 27, 2010 Guns / Weapons
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So, this is an article I ran across this week, from Field & Stream Magazine Online.  They had one of their guys upload the article about a few survival weapons that he did some independent tests on.  The Henry AR-7, just happened to be one of them.  

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National Preparedness Month is September

by suburban August 26, 2010 Preparedness
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Check it.  So I don’t know how relevant this is to the readers of this blog, but maybe the information can be used to spread the word to family, friends, and neighbors.  National Preparedness Month is September.  Ready.gov says that National Preparedness Month is “designed to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for […]

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Protecting Your Preps by Caching Some Along Your Bug Out Routes

by suburban August 26, 2010 Bug Out
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Protecting your preps (Security) is one of the basic five basic survival priorities, and is usually one of the last things we think about when it comes to preparations.  One way I have been looking at protecting some of my preps, is to begin caching them along my Bug Out routes… The reason for this […]

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EMP, One of My Favorite Disruptive Disaster Subjects in the Blogsphere Again

by suburban August 25, 2010 Electro Magnetic Pulse
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So if you haven’t been paying attention over the past few days, EMP is getting some blogspehere attention again.  As I have mentioned in previous posts, in the suburbs I see it as being a viable disruption for the group that would like to make it happen.  With that in mind, here are a few […]

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States of Awareness, Jeff Cooper’s “Cooper Codes”

by suburban August 25, 2010 Preparedness
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This was originally published on 05/2004 by someone else, somewhere else, and I copied and pasted it to a word document for my own personal reference.  It goes into the states of awareness that I think all suburbanites should be aware of when making through their day in the suburbs or the city.  It is […]

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