Precision Rifles for the New Gun Owner

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 13, 2015 Gear
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This is the final installment in a series of articles designed to introduce a new or novice firearm owner to the weapons they should have and be comfortable using for a SHTF scenario.  The other installments covered carbine, shotgun, handgun, and plinker platforms…and now with precision rifle, we finish out the five guns that should […]

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The California drought and what it means for you

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 10, 2015 Food
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California is facing one of the worst droughts the state has ever seen…. it is not the first drought, but based on the water levels (and projected water levels) the state is in dire need of water and water conservation. Governor Brown and the California legislature recently enacted water rationing measures trying to prolong the […]

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Getting Started in Ham Radio

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 6, 2015 Communications
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Here is a long overdue write-up on ham radio… I have quite a few friends that need help getting started and without a direction or some background knowledge, its daunting.  Keep in mind, this isn’t comprehensive, but it’s a good start.  I may expand this write-up in the future….any changes or additions I make will […]

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Maintenance of Everyday Items

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 3, 2015 EDC
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One of the constants of the universe is Murphys Law… if something can go wrong, it will.  And along those lines, if something isn’t maintained properly it will fail at the worst time.  Everyone remembers maintenance on their cars, on their house, and other big ticket items….and we all maintain/charge the batteries in our phones, flashlights, […]

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My gun show observations

by Cameron Green of GAPP April 2, 2015 Guns / Weapons
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Over the years, I’ve been to a number of gun shows so I have a rather educated opinion on what to expect for sale and who will be in attendance.  Oddly enough, regardless of location throughout the nation, shows like this are almost always predictable and indicative of the times.  As an example, in the […]

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Plinker Choices for the New Gun Owner

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 30, 2015 Gear
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A necessary addition to any suburban survival arsenal is a plinking rifle.  You may be asking yourself, what is a plinking rifle?  Think of the rifle you would use to shoot tin cans off of a fence post in your backyard…. that is a plinking rifle.  The benefits of a plinker are 1) little or […]

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A potential security issue with Iphones

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 28, 2015 Preparedness
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I found out something recently completely by accident… but realized immediately the implications it has for peoples security is quite disturbing.  I was looking at older pics in my Iphone, while on the albums page I pressed the “photos” button in the lower left hand corner of the screen and then the “collections” button in […]

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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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Hurricane Sandy… Two Years Later

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 23, 2015 Bug In
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The events of October 2012  in the NY/NJ area are well known to the nation.  Hurricane sandy made landfall and wreaked havoc on many towns.  Being one of the most densely populated areas on the planet, the damage was in the billions.  Major parts of the NY and NJ infrastructure were damaged including railways, roads, […]

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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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