September 2010

A Fine From the TSA… I Should Have Expected It…

by suburban September 30, 2010 Personal
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Remember that little post I wrote a month or so ago about my morning at Newark Airport?  Well about 30 days ago, I get a letter in the mail from the TSA.  What did it say you might ask?  Well, they imposed a $250.00 civil penalty against me.  I am assuming this paid for the […]

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DIY – Making Makeshift Shoes Out of Tires Post SHTF

by suburban September 30, 2010 Clothing
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NOTE:  I found this post here, and thought it interesting enough as a DIY project you can file in the back of your head or put on your USB drive to carry around with you: This seems sort of odd…but in a post disaster world that may not get back to producing things like shoes […]

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Survival Gear Bargains on Craigslist

by suburban September 29, 2010 Gear
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There is no doubt that buying gear can get expensive.  I personally have purchased and wasted a ton of money on gear that I have purchased and have replaced because after buying it learning that it may not have been the best solution.  I have also learned not to purchase a single piece of equipment […]

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Life.

by suburban September 28, 2010 Personal
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Well, this may have nothing to do with suburban survival, or survivalism as we define it in general. But, I found out tonight, my neighbor in NJ died from cancer.  She was older, yes.  But a very, very , very nice person.  She lived with her son and his wife next door to me.  I […]

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Do You Like Us?

by suburban September 28, 2010 General
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Hey there, just a quick note from me, letting you know that I put up a Facebook fan page yesterday, and hoping that you “Like” us.  If you do, please click here or go to the right of this page and click the like button on Facebook.  I’ll be using that to announce promotions, etc. […]

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Mike Rowe On on Lamb Castration, PETA, and American Labor

by suburban September 28, 2010 Economy
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I particularly like this video, especially because Mike expresses his thoughts on American Labor.  They parallel mine.  This video is sort of humorous, but bear with it until you get to the American Labor portion.

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Storing Your Bug Out Gear in the City

by suburban September 27, 2010 Bug Out
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When I worked in NYC (post 9/11), I was always wondering how I was going to store any type of gear to get me across two rivers into NJ to my apartment, so I could bug in or bug out if the SHTF and the bridges and tunnels were shut down.  I decided on, but […]

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Bugging In and Bugging Out Podcasts at Chip Monk

by suburban September 26, 2010 Bug In
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Last week the Chip Monk Family Survival Podcast had two podcasts on bugging in and bugging out.  Thought I would share them here: Bugging Out:  http://chipmonk.podbean.com/2010/09/20/episode-62-buggin-out/ Some interesting concepts in his thoughts on this podcast… Bugging In:  http://chipmonk.podbean.com/2010/09/21/episode-63-and-buggin-in/

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Saturday Videos

by suburban September 25, 2010 General
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Kel-Tec SU-22: “4 Pounds of Tactical” by Nutnfancy Dave Canterbury, Pathfinder School Advanced Scout Class Documentary Hand Axe Test, by Equip 2 Endure Gerald Celente on RTAmerica September 17, 2010 The Mora Clipper – A Good Knife for Backpacking

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Yikes, Inflation, Deflation, Bankers, and the Future

by suburban September 24, 2010 Economy
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I saw this on TheSurvivalistBlog.net yesterday, but only Part One was listed on the site.  I watched it, and this made so much sense to me I found parts one and two and wanted to share with you.  Mike Maloney discusses inflation, deflation, and more and quite probably pisses everyone in the conference room off, […]

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