Bugging Out

Friday Gear Report: 4/20/2012

April 20, 2012
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If Neil Strauss’ Gyrocopter from Emergency got you considering one for your own bug out plans, we’ve got just the thing for you today. Meet the Pal V: A one seat three-wheeled gyroplane that drives like a sports car on the ground. In minutes it transforms and can take to the air to fly up […]

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Episode 56: What is a Bug Out Bag

February 20, 2012
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Host Aaron and Jonathan discuss the question of, “what is a bug out bag” and “what goes in a bug out bag”. BOBs (Bug Out Bags) are a favorite topic of preppers both new and old. But what is a Bug Out Bag really, pitfalls should be avoided, and what really goes in a BOB? […]

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Episode 52: Riots

January 23, 2012
Episode 52: Surviving Riots

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan set your city on fire in a white hot rage with total disregard to point out vulnerabilities. But then roast marshmallows and plan an escape. Riots in America have long been on the top ten list of concerns for urban survivalists. They’re big and scary, they’re a threat, but what really […]

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Maxpedition Vulture-II Review

September 21, 2011

Like so many others, putting together my first BOB became an obsession. I chewed through forum threads, books and articles, consuming people’s load-out lists. What I found was that they range from down and dirty to Armageddon ready. One of the items I ended up focusing on the most was the bag itself. I agonized […]

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BOB on a Budget

August 11, 2011

It’s hard to say whether preppers spend more time and energy fussing over their BOB or their AR-15, but one thing is for sure; people LOVE to spend too much money on both. I for one have certainly been bitten by both bugs. Someone recently asked me if it was possible to do a BOB […]

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Episode 25: Product Reviews & To Bug Out Or Not to But Out

July 11, 2011
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Hosts Aaron and Jonathan give reviews on several products, announce a listener contest, and discuss making the discussion to bug out or not to bug out. Bug Out Bags are great, but there are a few questions one should ask themselves. Otherwise, it’s just a bag with no plan. Where will I – or we […]

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Coleman PerfectFlow 2-Burner Stove Review

June 15, 2011

After five plus years of use, my Coleman PerfectFlow 2-Burner Stove has held together through numerous camping trips, car trips, and Project Appleseed shoots – but it’s not without its short-comings. The fuel is relatively cheap. At roughly $6 a can, and lasting 3 days per can cooking three meals a day, I have found […]

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Episode 21: Preparing For Hurricanes

June 13, 2011
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Hosts Aaron and Jonathan discuss preparing for Hurricanes. Listeners not affected by Hurricanes will find the episode useful when preparing for sever weather. Topics: Simple technologies for staying on top of bad weather. Blackout Kits Attic Kits Storing water. Storing food. Tips for preparing your home for hurricane season. Considerations for your vehicles in hurricane season. […]

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Maxpedition Last Resort Tactical Attache Review

June 8, 2011

The Maxpedition Last Resort Tactical Attache is a great EDC bag for folks who are not terribly concerned with being “grey”. Even though my “gear” has been paired way back, and I would prefer to be more subdued in my appearance, I still really like the Last Resort Tactical Attache and carry it daily. Several […]

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I’m Buggin’ Out, Man!

March 22, 2011
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The Bug Out Bag (BOB) is the bag you grab when you’re leaving home in a hurry. More specifically, it’s the bag you grab when you’re leaving home and you don’t know where you’re going – you just know you’re getting the hell out of dodge. This is what separates the BOB from a Go […]

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