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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The winter that just wont go away

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 20, 2015 Fishing
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As I sit here looking at the forecast for yet another winter storm, I find myself longing for spring and all that comes with it. Its been a long, cold winter and, as much as I like the cold and all it brings, Im tired of it and welcome a change in seasons.  I had […]

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Handgun Choices for the New Gun Owner

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 17, 2015 Guns / Weapons
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This is the third installment in a series of papers to educate the new prepper about what weapons they should have on hand.  I’m approaching this from a SHTF scenario and an everyday carry, personal protection perspective.  While I’m not advocating using any firearm in an offensive manner, I stress that being able to use […]

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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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