Survivalpunk Episode 100 Celebration

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Episode 100

Today we have our episode 100 celebration podcast. In this episode we bring back every segment we have had on the show over the years. We have special guests in the pod cave this week. We are joined by Producer Mikes Wife and Serenity Moonbeam.

We talk about survival uses for a broken fridge. Mike talks about his Survival Show pick of the week. We play The worst case scenario game and a round of Conflicted.

The permaculture minute is on Bamboo.

We take the time to thank all of the guest we’ve had on the show. We give a special thanks to Jeff Radtke from the Lost Skills Podcast for being most interviewed and the only guest host ever.

We talk about how  I will be killed off in an upcoming novel.

We have a great time celebrating the first 100 episodes and hope you all did too. Here’s to the next 100!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Building a Home Gym Episode 99

Building A Home Gym

Building A Home Gym

 

 

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Building a Home Gym

This week Mike and I talk about the building of out out doors home gym. The episode mostly revolves around fitness and nutrition. We talk about pricing options and places to find used equipment. We also talk about some DIY options. Like filling 5 gallon buckets with concrete.

I talk about how I bought my Olympic Bar off Ebay for a decent price. Later I found Play it again sports had an Olympic Bar and 300#s of weight for $157. I would have prefered to get that.

Craigslist is another great resource. I’ve been watching craigslist for a few weeks and see several great deals pop up. You have to have the cash and act pretty fast though. The good deals don’t last long.

I think we mention me going to a scrap yard. Weights are sold for scrap metal sometimes so you can find them for really cheap. The only ones I found recently were 1 inch standard weights of all low weights. Checking regularly might get you some decent weights.

 

With episode 100 coming up get your voice mails in to me soon. If you want to be heard on the show call (615) 657-9104 and tell me what you’ve been doing with Survival, prepping and fitness. All calls will get on the show. Don’t put off we only have a few more weeks. Thanks for all the support and sticking with us through the first 100 episodes.

 

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Survival On Vacation Episode 98

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Survival On Vacation

 

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This week Couch Potato Mike finally joins us. He recounts his recent vacation and the relevant survival info. I discuss a few ideas for staying safe while on vacation.

If you plan to carry your handgun while on vacation knowing the reciprocity laws is very important. Many states honor each others carry permits. Some don’t play nice. If you are vacationing in Chicago or New Jersey best leave the firearms at home.

If your state CCW isn’t honored in many other states there is a solution. I know some states refuse to honor Vermont’s lack of a CCW needed. Florida though offers non resident licenses. I think that  Carry Academy offers the Florida course online.

Swapping your wallet to the front pocket is another great tip.

 

With episode 100 coming up get your voice mails in to me soon. If you want to be heard on the show call (615) 657-9104 and tell me what you’ve been doing with Survival, prepping and fitness. All calls will get on the show. Don’t put off we only have a few more weeks. Thanks for all the support and sticking with us through the first 100 episodes.

 

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Bug Out Timeline Episode 97

Bug Out Timeline

Bug Out Timeline

Bug Out Timeline

 

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This week I cover my basic Bug out timeline. The shit has hit the fan. Now what? During this critical time you need to act fast. Like most other aspects of prepping prior planning is key. Having a bug out plan that includes a checklist will help.

I go through all the things I could think of doing to have a successful bugout. The list will get altered based on several factors. The time you have to leave, the severity of the disaster and season are the big ones. The less time you have the less you can do.

The severity of the disaster and time till occurrence are the first things to consider. If riots are happening getting out quick is important. They shouldn’t last more than a few weeks though and then you can return home. If a meteor is coming to destroy the earth in an hour thats completely different.

Whether you think you will ever return is also something to think about. If you wont ever come back there’s less you have to worry about. It also makes you more prone to take more with you.

The more things you have in place to go before hand the faster you can go. Having to search around for important items could cost you your life.

 

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Camping Basics Part 2 Episode 96

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Camping Basics Part 2

 

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This week James continues our  camping basics series. The main topics covered are

Food, water and energy.

I talk about the different kinds of food to bring with you on a camping trip. How I will always bring fresh food for the first day. I usually bring steak or hamburgers frozen for the first day. After that I switch to either freeze dried meals or diy dehydrated ones.

Often I will bring salami and summer sausages. I like to get smaller ones that can be eaten in a single sitting. I not too worried about them going bad in a day or two but they taste best fresh.

I cover a few ways to purify water when camping. I talk about what works and what I don’t like. Boiling is my prefered method to make water safe to drink. Followed by tincture of iodine 2%. To be the filters are too expensive and have higher chances of breaking. Same thing goes for the steripen. Too many parts to get broken.

On energy I like to bring backup batteries with me. They make many decent rechargeable phone energy packs. I also covered the Solio solar charger and the power pot. Both work to keep your cell phone up and running to take pictures.

If I left out anything leave a comment down below. I’m excited to get outside and get camping soon!

 

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