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The Get Home Bag for the Girlfriend and Her Impending Education

by suburban February 12, 2013 Bug Out

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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The Modular Survival Kit, Cache Valley Prepper

by Mr-Jones August 1, 2012 Bug In

The Modular Survival Kit is a fairly simple concept.  And one that I know that the military is familiar with, but not one that I’ve heard get much attention in the prepping community.  Once I had built up my kit, as any aspiring survivalist would do, I did a few practice bug-outs in the form […]

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Add One of These Budget Knives To Your Kit(s)

by suburban January 26, 2012 bug out bag

In a short sighted ambitious attempt to think about learning more skills, I wanted, and continue to want to learn how to make a knife out aof a blank piece of steel.  It is something that I have wanted to do for a long time, as does a buddy of mine.  While watching City Survivalist’s […]

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The Interesting Road to Actually Bugging Out, Thoughts During a Mandatory Evacuation

by suburban September 3, 2011 Bug Out

Yesterday, I received an email, and text message from the local emergency system I was signed up for.  The mayor of my town, and the county, I believe, instituted a mandatory evacuation of homes due to flooding from the Passaic River.  As I got the text and email, I thought about it for a while. […]

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Bug Out Trigger Criteria

by Mr-Jones July 29, 2011 Bug Out

This is a guest post by a new contributing Author Mr-Jones.  Mr-Jones and I know each other primarily from Facebook, and some of the same forums, and have become fast friends, online.  I have asked him to contribute when he can, and I greatly appreciate it.  Please welcome him…  What exactly would it take to […]

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10 Things You Can Do Right Now To Become a Better Prepper or Get Started

by suburban May 26, 2011 Bug In

Traveling again this week and short on time, but wanted to put something together for you… I was going over ways in my head to help me re-align some goals and thought I would share a few of them with you…  These are in no particular oder Plant a garden, any garden. Go get some […]

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EDC Bag Reconfiguration

by Prepperjim May 11, 2011 bug out bag

When I first began prepping, I put a tactical messenger bag on my Amazon Christmas list so that I could carry “stuff” around to be a “survivalist” if the “SHTF”. I am putting those words in quotation, because I had no idea at the time what stuff I needed to face a crisis situation. With […]

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Urban Blender

by Prepperjim April 27, 2011 bug out bag

In any environment, blending in can be an important survival tactic. It is no different in urban or suburban situations where fitting in keeps you under the radar and safe. Everything you do is either useful camouflage or dangerous attraction, from the cloths you wear, the car you drive and how you gather and store […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban April 16, 2011 bug out bag

Jewish Preppers Long Term Food Storage Part I httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nse1BQ9touU&feature Jewish Preppers Long Term Storage Part II httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq6ZdRAqhSA Jewish Preppers Part III httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmuclPG2IJE Jewish Prepper – Prepping Part IV httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iw3ODS1gSjE Kids Bug Out Bag httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDPtB1R4vEM $20.00 Dollar Store Bug Out Bag Challenge (Version 1) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZPDrBgfbgU $20.00 Dollar Store Bug Out Bag Challenge (Version 2) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUVb0mGK9ek

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Thinking About More Preps, Goals, Milestones, and Disaster

by suburban April 15, 2011 Bug In

It’s a fantastic evening here in NJ, with the exception of my allergies kicking up, which reminds me. Time to stock up a few seasons worth of Zyrtec or some other anti-hystimine.  As long as they as stored correctly, they should last for several years without worrying they go bad.  I think it is going […]

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