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Rural Land for Bug Out Location: A Response to Suburban

by ST September 20, 2011 Bug Out
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This article is a response to Suburban’s May 31st article “Thinking About Buying Rural Land for Your Bug Out Location”. A good article certainly. I too have been looking into the possibility of buying some undeveloped (“raw” as Suburban puts it) land, both as a BOL and simply a second get-a-way home for the family. […]

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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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Different Story, Different Result

by Prepperjim May 15, 2011 Self Reliance
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I noted previously that a lady survived 49 days in the wilderness of Nevada. Today, I read a story of a man who was trapped in Oregon and died after approximately 60 days. McDonald, 68, liked to camp. While he didn’t have a lot of food, he had gallon jugs of water, a jack for […]

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Do You Have Bug In Plans For The Workplace?

by suburban October 21, 2010 Bug In
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Have any of you thought about having to bug in at your workplace.  Most of the time I think about bugging out with my Get Home Bag and don’t really think too much about what might happen if I have to stay in an office for a few days, or longer.  A few days ago, […]

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Ultra Light Weight Shelter for Your Bug Out Bag

by suburban October 8, 2010 Bug Out
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As I start to prepare my gear for my Bug Out Weekend, and I re-evaluate what is in my Bug Out Bag, I may be looking to replace or eliminate some gear if I think it is redundant.  This is the first time I am really taking a “harder” look at my Bug Out Bag. […]

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Apartment Prepping for Fall and Winter

by suburban September 1, 2010 Bug In
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Well, the end of August is coming, and the weather is starting to change a bit; evenings are getting cooler, and days are starting to get a bit shorter.  This to me is a clear sign of a few things.  One, some of my Bug Out Bag contents need to be rotated out soon with […]

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Protecting Your Preps by Caching Some Along Your Bug Out Routes

by suburban August 26, 2010 Bug Out
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Protecting your preps (Security) is one of the basic five basic survival priorities, and is usually one of the last things we think about when it comes to preparations.  One way I have been looking at protecting some of my preps, is to begin caching them along my Bug Out routes… The reason for this […]

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Build a Portable Yurt for a Shelter at Your Bug Out Location

by suburban July 9, 2010 Bug Out
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Here is a 34 page document on how to build yourself a Yurt as a semi portable shelter for camping or at your Bug Out Location.  If you don’t know what a Yurt is, click on the name Yurt and see a definition.  Don’t laugh when you see the pictures.  You can build this rather […]

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My Survival and Outdoor iPhone Apps

by suburban June 20, 2010 Books
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When I bought my iPhone last year, I quickly realized it had the potential to be a survival tool  My search for iPhone apps under “camping, hiking, and survival” quickly returned many options for me.  I have tried a bunch of them, and am using the ‘best ones for me’ at the moment.  They may […]

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Holes In My Preps

by suburban June 17, 2010 Bug In
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I have been taking inventory lately of my preps lately.  Everything from ammunition, water, food, medical supplies, etc.  I am finding I have some issues in each area that need to be remedied.  However, if you have read through my blog recently, you will also know, I am not a huge fan of “bugging in,” […]

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