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Character Matters

by suburban August 26, 2015 Preparedness
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In considering to form a survival group or just simply who you would allow to shelter with you in an SHTF/WROL emergency there are many articles, videos, books etc that discuss the type of people to seek for inclusion in such a group: A mechanic, a doctor/nurse/EMT, a farmer, a carpenter, a tactical person etc […]

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Jade Helm: Another Perspective

by suburban August 19, 2015 Preparedness
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By now if you’re a prepper (and even if not) you pretty much have to been living in a cave or under a rock not to have at least heard of Jade Helm. But for the benefit of anyone reading this who hasn’t very briefly Jade Helm is a very large scale military exercise happening […]

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Travel EDC, Podcast Number 3

by suburban May 11, 2015 EDC
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This week Cam and I talk about Travel EDC.  It’s a concept that is close to me because I do a lot of traveling for work.  For instance, while I’m not a fan of traveling for work, I’m traveling for three weeks out of four in the month of April.  It makes for long days […]

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The Gray Man Concept, Podcast Episode 2

by suburban April 16, 2015 Gear
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Welcome to episode two of the Suburban Survival Blog Podcast.  Today we chat about the Gray Man concept, and why it’s important to the preparedness mindset. Also please welcome Titan Concealment as our newest sponsor.  Titan Concealment is a holster and sheath maker located in New Jersey where they make excellent quality holsters and sheaths […]

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Our First Podcast – Basic Food Storage

by suburban March 26, 2015 Podcast
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Welcome to one of the newest additions and changes to the Suburban Survival Blog.  We’ve started adding a Podcast as we continue to ramp up new content, as well as bring you new reviews, and more going forward.  While to many this may be a basic podcast, we’ve made our first attempt.  I don’t think […]

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Mike Maloney’s “Hidden Secrets of Money,” Series that You Need to Know About.

by suburban March 21, 2015 Economy
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Yesterday I tweeted Mike Maloney’s Part four in a series I thought I would share.  It is a year+ old, but if you have not seen it, it is completely worth your time to do so.  There are five videos in the series, and here they are for you if you have not already seen […]

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Precious Metals As Currency, My Thoughts

by suburban February 1, 2015 Barter
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I have a somewhat skewed view of precious metals. I believe that in a post SHTF situation people will not just turn to precious metals as currency.  The average person will raid their change jar and use whatever cash they have on hand to pay for goods until they run out of that fiat currency. […]

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Sensible Mountain Preparedness Seminar III – “EMP Keynote: Dr. William R. Forstchen”

by suburban December 22, 2014 Electro Magnetic Pulse
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This seminar happened about a year ago, but this keynote was just brought to my attention.  I thought I would share it.  William Forstchen is the author of “One Second After.” Part 1 Part 2  

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NYC, MRAPs, Humvees, Protests, Hooray!

by suburban December 8, 2014 General
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I had a friend in town this weekend from Florida. Ms. Prepper and I went into NYC last night to go to dinner. While in the cab downtown on the lower east side, as we were driving around the 20th street area, wasn’t I surprised to see an MRAP (https://www.leidos.com/sites/default/files/u14/mrap1.jpg) parked on the uptown side of the street, […]

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Simple Preparedness Lesson – Gun Maintenance

by suburban November 9, 2014 Guns / Weapons
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Just a quick note here.  Learned a valuable lesson about spare parts, guns, shooting, etc.  I was out with my firearms instructor from GAPP a couple weeks ago doing some basic pistol training.  When I started using my CCW firearm, which is a Kel-Tec PF9.  I probably have about 500 rounds through it at various ranges. […]

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