February 2013

Hedging Economic Bets, Why I Buy Junk Silver and Silver Rounds

by suburban February 27, 2013 Economy
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As I can afford to do it, I have been buying silver.  Mostly silver rounds. I have a small stash of silver rounds primarily in hopes of hedging my bets against economic downturn or to hopefully capitalize on rising prices at some juncture, assuming they go above the current spot rate.  I also have to preface this […]

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Review of the Peak 1,200W Mobile Power Outlet/Inverter for My Bug Out Vehicle

by suburban February 25, 2013 Energy
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I recently purchased a Bug Out Vehicle.  Admittedly it is a 1990 Jeep YJ/Wrangler.  It was clearly the base model.  However, it has a lift kit, bigger tires, and a few amenities you might want in a bug out vehicle.  But one thing it lacked was the proverbial cigarette lighter to power my low voltage devices… So, […]

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What Data Retention Means to the Preparedness Minded Today.

by suburban February 23, 2013 Personal
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Living in a digital age, privacy is minimal if someone wants to find you and if you are socially active online.  I thought this video might be important to share.  I will be asking my mobile access company what information they are storing about me…

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2012 Urban Garden in Review, by an Anonymous Contibutor

by suburban February 22, 2013 Gardening
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It was a great year! By comparison to last year and before our urban garden did very well. I credit a lot of our success to trial&error over the last several years, learning as we go, reading and researching why this or that happened etc. Before going into details some background is needed: We live […]

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Review of “Without Rule of Law, Advanced Skills to Help You Survive: Hide, Evade, Scavenge, and Infiltrate”

by suburban February 20, 2013 Civil Unrest
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This review is probably months overdue. I’ve had “Without Rule of Law: Advanced Skills to Help You Survive” for months. It also took me a couple months to get through because I picked it up just every now and then to read it when I had a spare moment. To be sure I did not […]

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The Get Home Bag for the Girlfriend and Her Impending Education

by suburban February 12, 2013 Bug Out
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As I mentioned in a previous post, I was concerned about making sure my girlfriend was prepared for an emergency, primarily to get to my domicile in the event of an impending or happening disastrous situation.  I hope to make sure she is safe as well as her dog, whom I have become very fond of, despite […]

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