Costco Tactical Flashlight Review

May 17, 2010

A couple of notes… This flashlight is on sale for $15 as of 30-March. One problem that another user and I have both had is that the switch is very sensitive and turns on in our pants pocket. Solution: This flashlight may not be the one to carry in your pants pocket. It still has […]

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A Call to Arms!

May 17, 2010

A Call to Arms! If you are anything like me, you’re just as fed up with all our politicians and the games they play as I am. I’ve had enough. It’s time that we get off our butts and do something about this mess in Washington. Thomas Campbell said, “The patriot’s blood is the seed […]

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An Open Letter to Our Elected Representatives

May 17, 2010

An Open Letter to My Senators, Congressmen and The President of the United States of America. The 1st Amendment to the United States Constitution provides for the people to “petition the government for a redress of grievances”. That is the purpose of this letter. In short, I’M FED UP!!! The Constitution of the United States […]

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The Warrior Way

May 17, 2010

The Warrior Way By Dr. Leonard M. Breure, PhD Every society has its warrior class. America in the 21st century is no exception. Whether it’s the soldier defending their country, the police officer guarding their community or the private citizen protecting their home, all are warriors in the battle between good and evil. The starting […]

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We Want America Back!

May 17, 2010

We Want AMERICA Back! By Dr. Leonard M. Breure, PhD Somehow we have allowed this great nation of ours to become derailed. Spend 5 minutes watching the news and it becomes obvious that we are no longer on the tracks that the Founding Fathers set us upon when they created this Republic that we call […]

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BOB’s; or, Surviving Somewhere Else – #6

May 17, 2010

BOB’s; or, Surviving Somewhere Else – #6 Can it really happen? Can your whole world go into the potty in moments? You better believe it. One of my hobbies is Volunteering for the American Red Cross. The more glamorous occasions sent me to Louisiana and Mississippi to assist folks flooded out of their homes. But […]

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#7 – Making a Will

May 17, 2010

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS- #7 A WILL Disaster Prep can run the gamut of preparing for holing up at home to a mad dash to run away. Food Storage protects during financial crisis, quarantine from disease, or simply unexpectedly running out of “eggs.” The “Grab and Go” kit is for sudden disasters that run you out of […]

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What ifs……..will get you killed

May 17, 2010

When I was in law enforcement and working as a Field Sergeant I had the opportunity to work with some fine men and women; all with a different focus to the job. One such individual was a fellow I’ll call Officer Joe Smith. He liked his “universe” in good order and very much enjoyed organizing […]

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#5 – Gold

May 17, 2010

#5 – Gold – 22 March 2010 A big question going around right now is, “Should I save up in gold?” The answer is a big MAYBE! Gold as a storage medium has an extremely limited use; it is a great way to move about great amounts of wealth more easily. (That’s why we invented […]

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Survival Clothing

May 17, 2010

Heya Preppers, One thing people sometimes forget about is the need for proper clothing for survival situations. Further complicating the issue is the convenience of heated vehicles and homes, rendering clothing capable of sustaining our temperatures for more than the trip from the toasty house to the toasty car unnecessary. People tend to think as […]

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Tools I recommend that aren’t normally in folks tool boxes – #8

May 17, 2010

by Henre’ Neville 10 May 2010 TOOLS I RECOMMEND THAT AREN’T NORMALLY IN FOLKS TOOL BOXES I admit it, I’m a tool fanatic. My business, hobby, and inclination is to fix things wherever I go. If they need it I will tighten posts on rope dividers in banks while waiting in line. Broken hand dryers […]

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Using Long Term Food Storage Every Day

May 17, 2010

Welcome to this week’s Urban Survival Newsletter, sponsored by SurviveInPlace.com and UrbanSurvivalGuide.com. This week, we’re going to talk about simple ways to start using your bulk survival provisions on a regular basis, some quick thoughts on self-defense, a video showing the impact of the proposed federal budget cuts, and survival clothing. Let’s start off on […]

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When the SHTF, Cities Will Burn…Not!

May 17, 2010

~Contact.FirstName~ Welcome to this week’s SurviveInPlace.com Urban Survival Newsletter. This week we’re going to talk about why the cities won’t burn to the ground after a major disaster and breakdown in civil order. Many say that when the SHTF, EVERYONE left in the city will be killed…and killed again! The only cars will be burned […]

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Top 10 Lies About Urban Survival [Part 1 of 2]

May 17, 2010

Last week, I touched on some of the ways that cities and towns are actually better than rural locations for survival situations, and today & tomorrow, I’m going to give you a more in-depth list of the top 10 lies and half-truths about urban survival. It’s ironic to note that survival is the very reason […]

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Top 10 Lies About Urban Survival [Part 1 of 2]

May 17, 2010

Last week, I touched on some of the ways that cities and towns are actually better than rural locations for survival situations, and today & tomorrow, I’m going to give you a more in-depth list of the top 10 lies and half-truths about urban survival. It’s ironic to note that survival is the very reason […]

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Top 10 Lies About Urban Survival [Part 1 of 2]

May 17, 2010

Last week, I touched on some of the ways that cities and towns are actually better than rural locations for survival situations, and today & tomorrow, I’m going to give you a more in-depth list of the top 10 lies and half-truths about urban survival. It’s ironic to note that survival is the very reason […]

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Suvival Clothing

May 17, 2010

One thing people sometimes forget about is the need for proper clothing for survival situations. Further complicating the issue is the convenience of heated vehicles and homes, rendering clothing capable of sustaining our temperatures for more than the trip from the toasty house to the toasty car unnecessary. People tend to think as they always […]

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Dow Head & Shoulders. A Few Reasons Why Cities Are Better Survival Locations Than Rural Areas

May 17, 2010

This week is a quickie…I’m doing a detox/clense this week to help boost the performance of my liver and intestines, but the lack of calories is making everything take longer to do. I’m going to touch on some of the bizzare news stories that came out this week, the instability in the stock market, and […]

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Domestic terrorists, Twitter & OPSEC, Volcanoes & air quality

May 17, 2010

Welcome to this week’s SurviveInPlace.com Urban Survival Newsletter. We’re going to briefly touch on the FBI’s stance on domestic terrorism and a few of the groups that they’re identifying as domestic terrorists. I’ll also give you a quick update on OPSEC and Twitter, take a look at a lesson on air quality that we can […]

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#5 – Gold

May 17, 2010

#5 – Gold – 22 March 2010 A big question going around right now is, “Should I save up in gold?” The answer is a big MAYBE! Gold as a storage medium has an extremely limited use; it is a great way to move about great amounts of wealth more easily. (That’s why we invented […]

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Is Economic Collapse Inevitable?

May 17, 2010

Welcome to this week’s SurviveInPlace.com’s Urban Survival Newsletter. This week we’re going to touch on the potential for economic collapse in the US and what you can do about it TODAY, new protocols that are replacing 72-hour kits, collapsible airsoft targets, & Bug-Out-Bags. It seems like I hear reports that either the economy is turning […]

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Book launch and training with airsoft

May 17, 2010

Today is Good Friday…one of my favorite days of the year, and one of the days that is most important to me : ) This week, I’m going to talk about using airsoft trainer pistols as a training aid. But first, if you haven’t claimed your copies of my new book, “Urban Survival Guide”, I […]

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More on poppies, budget tactical flashlights, and AR vs. AK

May 17, 2010

In today’s edition of the Urban Survival Newsletter, I’m going to talk briefly about some unintended consequences of the healthcare bill that were announced today, cover a little more on poppies, tell you about a tactical flashlight you can buy for under $8! and point you to a great AR vs. AK resource. I’ve had […]

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AR vs AK?

May 17, 2010

Heya Preppers, Well I finally found an AR that had the features I wanted or required for a price I considered affordable, so I took the plunge. The weapon I purchased is a Delton kit built AR, with removable carry handle, and if the shipper can be believed a Wilson barrel. I paid $700.00 for […]

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Healthcare…Time to get your plans in order!

May 17, 2010

Welcome to this week’s Urban Survival Newsletter! This week was kind of a kick in the gut for me….and many Americans. Between the increasing number of foreign threats that want to destroy us and the domestic threats to our liberty, the last few days should serve as a wake-up call to make sure you are […]

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Using Your Furnace During A Power Outage

May 17, 2010

David Morris here with this weeks Urban Survival Newsletter. One of the big problems that houses in colder climates have is that they don’t have wood fireplaces and their heating systems require electricity to work. Gas furnaces require electricity to run the blower and thermostat, and even most pellet stoves require electricity to run the […]

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Preparedness Lessons From Helicopter Pilots

May 17, 2010

This week we’re going to talk briefly about the difference between preppers who get paralized by fear and preppers who live rich lives. I’m also going to unveil the new forum & blog, and tell you how you can now buy individual lessons from the SurviveInPlace.com Urban Survival Course. My father and brother are helicopter […]

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The Truth About The UN Small Arms Treaty

April 12, 2010

I get emails ALMOST every day about Obama and Hillary signing on to the UN Small Arms Treaty. They usually say that it happened “last Wednesday” and try to combine it with some current event. In short, these emails are lies/hoaxes/cons sent out to make gun owners look stupid.  Don’t fall for it.  If you’re […]

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Gold vs. Food–Which to buy first

February 18, 2010

A very common question for people who are getting started with preparedness and changing to a more self-reliant lifestyle goes something like this…I’ve only got $X. I know that I need to stock up on food, and I should probably have some gold & silver on hand, but what should I get first?

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Preparedness 101, or One Survivalist’s Manifesto

February 5, 2010

Preparedness 101, or one survivalist’s manifesto After I’d been serious about preparedness and self reliance for a year or two, I realized that my buying, training, and planning had been based on whatever was the most exciting or urgent to me at the time.  I’d go through a gun phase, then a food phase, then […]

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Dry-fire training technique, finding other local preppers, and prescriptions after disasters

January 22, 2010

In this weeks Urban Survival Report, I’m going to share an incredibly effective, yet
almost unheard of dry fire technique, give you a resource to find other preppers in
your area, share some strategies on what to do about prescription meds.

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Deploying to Haiti & Preparedness While Traveling

January 18, 2010

To begin with, I want to thank everyone who is or will be deploying down to Haiti to help with the recovery and stabilization efforts. I will be praying for you. If you or anyone you know is among those deploying to Haiti, please get in contact with me ASAP. I am getting in touch […]

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Practical Survival Gear For Daily Carry

January 8, 2010

I get emails fairly often asking me what survival gear people should carry on a daily basis. I can’t tell you what will work best for you, but I will tell you what I carry everyday. As a gear-junkie-minimalist, my tendency is to carry any and every cool toy that I have access to, but […]

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UV Water Purification and Weapon Safety Around Kids

December 18, 2009

Two questions that I get asked often are about water purification and weapons safety around kids. Will UV Water Purification Work In An Urban Survival Situation? In short, it CAN work.  UV purification is very effective at killing viruses, bacteria, and protozoa and is used by municipalities, restaurants, and many households to purify not only […]

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Scary Zombies & Surviving Breakdowns in Civil Order

October 30, 2009

You see, “zombie” is code for the masses of
unprepared people who wander about in a daze
after natural and man-made disasters.

They loot, steal, and do whatever they have to
to survive.

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Question About the 72 Hour Bag

October 19, 2009

Hi David.  I realize that that the best situation is that there be a bag in the car and house and maybe per room.  My question is, Should each person have a bag?  If so, should each bag contain the exact same material? Thanks [Davids response: “I would have a hard time justifying one bag […]

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Sun exposure to fight the flu

October 8, 2009

“let me thank you for your work. The depth of research and articulate presentation is very sincerely appreciated. I’ve been a “growing survivalist” for about 4 years now. I started your course with many preparations already in place (GO bags, vehicle and office kits, shelter-in-place home kit, food/water storage, multiple cooking/fire methods, etc.). Even so, […]

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Book Suggestions

October 8, 2009

:Lesson two begins to hint that we are going to get into the “meat” of the topic soon. I look forward to heavier/weighter/meater lessons. So far, I have enjoyed both lessons, but am looking to really getting into the “weeds” so to speak, and not another overview from 5-miles up. (Don’t get me wrong, or […]

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Only Prepper in my area

October 8, 2009

I hope I’m wrong, but seemingly all my neighbors are the most “situation white” oblivious folks you could find.  I’ve always fantasized/hoped about finding aware alert neighbors who were interested in forming “sleeper cells” for our local security.  This is why I’m really digging the Survive In Place training.  I feel that there must be sheepdogs in […]

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Mobility questions

October 7, 2009

Great info.   Trying to keep it all moving forward. I’ve been working on kit for a while now.   One for the car, house and most of my items in my motorhome.   I have never used a GPS.   I will rely on my own sense of direction.   Don’t they have a locator.   I personally am more […]

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