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Episode-426- Developing Survival Knowledge While Camping

My view on survival planning is that running out into the forest to hide if the shit hits the fan is generally a very bad move, well in most situations.  Today though we are going to look at camping in another light.  When you camp you deal with out a lot of the conveniences we tend to take for granted, families communicate better (sometimes by force) and opportunities for leaning and contingency plan development present themselves.

Join Me Today as we Discuss…

  • New MSB Supporting Vendor CampingSurvival.com (MSB get 5% off all orders)
  • Camping to learn about survival vs. survival camping
  • Don’t go spend a lot of money right away
  • The basics
    • Good tents
    • Padding, air mattresses or cots
    • Lighting
    • Food – including some “healthy junk foods”
    • Insect repellent
    • A way to cook
    • First aid kit
    • Storage bins
  • Start out close to home with full amenities
  • Focus on self reliance with shelter, food, water
  • Get away from the crowds even in crowded areas
  • Move on to more remote camping once you have a system in place
  • Purchase animal, insect, plant, bird, etc field guides and use them
  • Make fishing part of your camping experiences
  • Require children to deal with discomfort within reason
  • Take time to work on skill development (crafts, navigation, etc)
  • Use the time for bonding, it may be part of family survival some day
  • The golden rule, have fun and learn

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Episode-255- Mixed Bag Wednesday for The Survival Podcast

I decided to cover a varitey of subjects today and shake things up a bit.  We will talk today about local currency, the Discovery Channel’s show “The Colony”, a simple man who is a hero, more on home defense long arms and an “attack fox” (no I am not kidding about the fox).

Tune in today to hear…

  • The assclown of the day are the economists that say the recession is over
  • Francisco Reyes – Our Hero of the day, a simple man who saved two lives
  • What can we learn about local currencies or “scripts” like the “Pittsboro Plenty
  • What does it mean that any group can decide that any paper is worth something when backed by nothing say about fiat currency?
  • What would happen if a local currency were backed by gold or silver?
  • A review of the colony and some things we can learn such as protecting food, how to barter, using time and resources wisely and thinking practically
  • More on shotguns and my recant of my previous views on “bird shot” I was wrong
  • Will the 223 / 5.6mm fragment on a wall?  The answer is not a yes or no.
  • Your best defense against over penetration is knowledge of your environment and solid training
  • What is a “non dangerous, dangerous animal”?
  • What do we need to know about underestimated wild animals like foxes, coons and coyotes when we live in or travel to rural areas?  Or more and more in many urban areas as well?

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