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Review of the Timber Wolf “Blazin” Bowie Knife

by suburban May 21, 2012 Knives
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Last fall I wrote a post about three budget knives you might want in your pack because they were inexpensive.  Last weekend, I had the chance to bring one of them camping as we openend up the campsite for the season.  Prior to going I gave the Timber Wolf Blazin Bowie a quick sharpening and […]

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The Bug Out Trailer or The Camping Trailer

by suburban June 27, 2011 Bug Out
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Recently, I read a post over at Scott William’s, Bug-Out Survival blog called 4×4 Tent Trailers for Hauling Your Stuff Off Road.  Without going into great detail, I have looked at these before with great interest, primarily because I drive an SUV.  There are a couple different manufacturers of “survival trailers.” that would allow you to […]

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Replace Your Batteries

by suburban May 13, 2011 Personal
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I started this last night, but was so tired, I just couldn’t finish it… Batteries: This is a simple one, right?  Everyone thinks so.  Heck, I think so.  I sort of pride myself on keeping on top of things even if I let them slip.  Well, I let them slip.  It was my first weekend […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban January 1, 2011 Guns / Weapons
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Winter Camping Making Fire in the Snow A Large Cache Made from a Large Oil Drum Nutnfancy: 1911 Philosophy of Use Video Nutnfancy: S&W 1911 Series PD Scandium Frame Review

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The Mobile Washer

by suburban November 23, 2010 hygiene
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So, I just got my Mobile Washer.  Primarily I purchased it for camping trips next year so that I could wash the smoke and body odors out of my clothes while camping for a few days, and decrease the number of clothing items I bring.  It looks like a nifty little item that allows you […]

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The New Free Suburban Survival Blog Classifieds Online!

by suburban August 31, 2010 General
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Well, everyone, in an attempt to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for, The Suburban Survival Blog has launched our own Survival Classifieds section where you can post what it is you are looking to sell, and where those of you (us) are looking to buy can browse and do […]

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Fortify Your Winter Camp if You Bug Out

by suburban August 18, 2010 Bug Out
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So, I thought this was pretty cool, and some good advise.  In the event you have to bug out in the winter whether you start out on foot, or start out in a vehicle and then end up on foot in the winter with an ample level of snow on the ground, you may end […]

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Saturday Night Camping New Gear Test

by suburban August 3, 2010 Gear
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So, I should put out there, that sometimes when we go camping it is pseudo camping, in that a friend has a 5th wheel trailer on some property they own, have a well, electricity pumped in, and a couple of sheds with equipment and tools (axes, saws, etc.).  They own about 200 acres, and it […]

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Hitting the Camping Trail for Saturday Evening

by suburban July 31, 2010 Personal
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Weather looks good for Saturday evening.  Think I’m going to hit the camping trail, try out my new chinook Thermopalm 50 degree sleeping bag, It compresses down to something just larger than a football, and a new bivy tent I picked up not too long ago at Sportsman’s Guide.   I can no longer find […]

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Survival Cooking With Aluminum Foil

by suburban July 16, 2010 Cooking
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I always carry aluminum foil.  In fact, in my Altoids kit there are two square feet of aluminum foil.  I carry it because if I need a makeshift bowl or need to cook something I have what I need to do the job, and can possibly reuse it if I had to.  I only carry […]

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