June 2011

Prepper Envy

by Prepperjim June 29, 2011 Personal
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As a each of us go through our preparations for the SHTF or TEOTWAWKI, you may come across people who have achieved a level of preparedness most of only dream of. That is, they have a fully stocked bomb shelter in a rural location with 20 years of food, water, fuel, gear, guns, ammo and […]

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Extensive Traveling and Bug Out Location Hunting

by suburban June 29, 2011 Bug Out Location
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Hey everyone, just an FYI, as I write this from a hotel room in way upstate NY state this evening. I am going to be traveling extensively over the next three weeks for personal reasons over the  and for work, and I may not have the time to write as much as I would like […]

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Learn To Read A Map!!

by ST June 28, 2011 General
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This is as much an article as a rant. I can’t believe how many people cannot follow simple travel directions or read a basic road map! I’m not talking about a topography or geo survey map. Not even a marine chart. Just a basic road map. Nor am I referring to cryptic instructions or vague […]

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The Bug Out Trailer or The Camping Trailer

by suburban June 27, 2011 Bug Out
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Recently, I read a post over at Scott William’s, Bug-Out Survival blog called 4×4 Tent Trailers for Hauling Your Stuff Off Road.  Without going into great detail, I have looked at these before with great interest, primarily because I drive an SUV.  There are a couple different manufacturers of “survival trailers.” that would allow you to […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban June 25, 2011 General
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The Day the Dollar Died Individual First Aid Kit – A Must Have in a SHTF The ABC’s of Communications Going to the Field, Hygiene, Part II Going to the Field, Hygiene, Part III, Bargain Books

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The Food I Buy Is Changing, a Lot.

by suburban June 23, 2011 Economy
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It is evident.  My last few trips to the grocery store have yielded what I believe what others have been talking about now for some time.  But to me it is visually noticeable.  I know this because I am a creature of habit.  Being a single guy, I generally purchase the same things over and […]

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It’s the Small Stuff

by Prepperjim June 22, 2011 Health
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When thrust into a survival situation, it is often the small things that make the difference between success (survival) and failure (death). Often, having a sense of comfort makes all the difference in your mental attitude. With so many prepper words devoted to guns, knives and bags, I started to think of some small things […]

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Would YOU be a shelter? (Remembering Anne Frank)

by ST June 21, 2011 Crime
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Everyone loves a scapegoat. Throughout history whenever something terrible happens either for reasons too complex for the common person to grasp or just the culmination of many other events people as a whole try to seek out someone, some group of people, to blame for the problem. Rarely do they see themselves as a cause […]

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Weekend Camping Trip, and a Few New Pieces of Gear

by suburban June 20, 2011 EDC
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This weekend was my first real weekend camping trip of the season.  It’s primarily my go-to place for camping in the summer. It also may/could function as a secondary Bug Out location.  But more on that another time, and to my point, there was a LOT of work to do when we got there.  The […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban June 18, 2011 Personal
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Who Is Hoping for a SHTF/WROL (sent to me by a friend) The 5 C’s of Survivability, A Quick Rundown, Dave Canturbury Going to the Field – Gear Review and Testing Ron Hood Interview with Equip2Endure Butchering Chickens Desert Drifter 2011 (Cody Lundin)  

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