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Hygiene In the Field, or Bug Out Hygiene

by suburban September 6, 2012 Bug Out
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I’ve done a lot of camping this summer, and with the drought, you can imagine it was pretty hot out there.  I can attest that it was.  At our camp site we cut a lot of wood, and we used much of it for the camp fire.  Those were hot days swinging an axe, and […]

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It’s the Small Stuff

by Prepperjim June 22, 2011 Health
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When thrust into a survival situation, it is often the small things that make the difference between success (survival) and failure (death). Often, having a sense of comfort makes all the difference in your mental attitude. With so many prepper words devoted to guns, knives and bags, I started to think of some small things […]

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Disposing of Human Waste in the Suburbs During a SHTF

by suburban June 3, 2011 General
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It’s summer here in the Northeast, and it is getting hot quickly.  Honestly, I love it.   It’s June, and in the mid 80′s and as I was watching a movie this evening on TV, it hit me.  What happens if the power goes out.  And, what if it stays off for a day or […]

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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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Saturday Videos

by suburban October 23, 2010 General
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Before I drop in the videos for you this morning, don’t forget to visit CampingSurvival.com and use the 5% discount code “suburban” when you order your gear from them! Note: if the videos are not playing or do not come up, it seems youtube.com has been having issues this morning… How to Start a Fire […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban October 16, 2010 General
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Gerber Prodigy Survival Knife Review Economic Collapse Preparation: Training Sons for Suburban / Urban Hunting Tarp Tent Video Moment Personal Hygiene Kits Winter Vehicle Prep 1 &

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A Friend Has Lost Everything, Checked Into a Men’s Shelter…

by suburban September 9, 2010 Clothing
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This post is very close to my heart…  It pains me to write it, as it affects a friend of mine directly, that refuses help, as I will illustrate. I have a friend I got a call from this week.  He has lost his job, his apartment, much of his clothing,  his parents (family) lives […]

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Favorite New Additions to My Bug Out Bag

by suburban September 5, 2010 Bug In
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I have been eying up no rinse shampoo and no rinse body bath for some time on Amazon.com.  This week I bought them and they came in… I have to tell you, I think they are going to be outstanding additions to my Bug Out Bag and for Camping. If you follow this blog, then […]

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DIY – Hand Clothes Washer and Video

by suburban June 29, 2010 Clothing
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On the heels of my post regarding the SHTF DIY washing machine, I found this tool this morning on EmergencyEssentials.com. Check it, and the video out here. Mobile Washer (Hand Operated Washing Machine)

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Car Preparedness, Part 5, Hygiene, Navigation, and Fire

by suburban May 23, 2010 Fire
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First, It has probably been a week since my last post.  So much for a post a day.  I was traveling this past week on business, and it was a busy week. Today we are going to talk about hygiene, navigation, and fire making products to keep in your car in your preparedness kit.  Here […]

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