In The Rabbit Hole Urban Survival

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Now displaying: September, 2015
Sep 27, 2015

~ Trenton Kaminski's Segment Topics

* Why Trenton built such an extensive rainwater system
* How much research it took to build this system/li>
* How quick you could pull together one of these systems
* Surprising life lessons in building a business and being an entrepreneur
* Things to consider when starting to build a rainwater system
* Total cost of project $150 - $800 - $1,600
* How many people it takes to build a rainwater collection system like Trenton's
* How to choose the right IBC Totes for a rainwater collection system
* How to tell if IBC totes have been used to transport chemicals
* How to get water tested and the truth about the water you’re already consuming
* How to cover the IBC tanks and keep algae from growing
* What’s the best type of IBC connector to look for
* What’s the right size of IBC and connection to go with
* How much filtration do you really need in a rainwater collection system
* How to properly use a UV sterilization system
* How to build redundancy into your purification system
* What is the first flush and how do you build one
* How big should a first flush be
* Solar Powered Pumping system

~ Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen Ph.D. Segment Topics

* Mechanical vs Chemical water purification, sanitation, and treatment.
* Different ways to purify water
* What activated charcoal actually is
* How to build an emergency charcoal water-filter

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Sep 20, 2015

In this episode we sit down with Glen Tate for an in-depth conversation about how to choose a bug out location. This episode is full of great information, things to consider, and laughs.

Bug out locations (aka BOLs) are something most preppers and  survivalists dream of owning. But the topic isn't simple: There are done of things to considered. And there are tons of things that can turn a BOL into a nightmare to know.

So join us as we discuss how Glen Tate, author of the 299 Days book series, himself went about choosing the best bug out location.

* How close the BOL in 299 is to Glen’s real BOL story
* Rural and semi-rural bug out location
* Travel time and distance considerations
* Practical non milllion dollar solutions to owning a BOL
* Isolated cabin in the mountains vs a cabin in a small community
* The value of people in a SHTF senario
* The danger of people in a SHTF senario
* Thinking through stratigies and tactics of defense relative to a BOL
* Resource considerations in your BOL area that are not nessesarilly on your land.
* Acceptable levels of flaws in your plans and location
* Understand and dealing with trade offs
* How to tell if you may be in a community of preppers and self suffciant types
* Water considerations
* Vacation homes vs permanent resident community
* Thinking through what you’re going to do, realistically, before things go south
* Strategies for convincing loved one’s a BOL is a good idea
* How to get to know your neighbors when you’re not there all the time.
* The things that make us want a BOL and when that happened for Glen.
* Balancing morality and practicality during a collapse
* More on the economy
* Teaming up with another family or families to split the cost of rural land
* What Glen Tate what’s in current events for telltale signs of economic distress

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Sep 13, 2015

In this episode we're joined by James Price. We sit down to discuss the three things every prepper should know, but probably hasn't even thought of.

You see there's a lesson James taught us a while back: If the situation turns to violence you've lost.

So who do you keep a situation from turning to violence and flip adversaries to your side?

And if a situation spirals out of our control into violence, how do we protect our kids and loved ones like pro executive protection contractor?

Listen and find out.

Topics discussed:

* What every good spy knows and how you can learn it for next to nothing
* What is spy trade craft.
* The reality of a hostile situations
* Improvisational comedy for the zombie apocalypse and road blocks
* Picking up zombie strippers
* How learning these skills improved all aspects of James life and saved it too
* Human hacking
* Dealing with without rule of law situations
* Get yourself out of bad situations and turn them into good situations
* How to talk someone dumb
* Deciet detection and learn when you're being lied to (it may save your life)
* Verbal Agressiveness
* Verbal Judo
* James takes us to his parents' house
* Where onehanded pistol shooting comes into play
* Why James loves failure
* The importance of physical maps in kits
* Protecting kids during an active shooter situation
* Executive protection

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Sep 6, 2015

In this episode we're joined by Lauren Wilson to discuss goat farming.

Lauren is the author of The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide. And she's quickly becoming a regular guest of the show and friend.

Recently we had a question: What happens when you mix the sweet, zany, and effervescent Lauren with a herd of goats, wild turkey, and a donkey?

One word: Shenanigans!

We'll learn all about live work programs on a farm and a whole lot more.

Goat farming live work program topics such as:

* The life of a goat herder
* Live, Work, Learn
* Goats for fire control on land
* Goat nirvana
* Creating a near closed loop farming system
* Making goat cheese
* OCD goats and their routines
* How much work goat herding and farming really takes
* Different chicken personalities
* How to survive a while turkey attack
* Donkeys, the bouncer of the farm
* What is a “Donkey Love Tank”

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