Today's Survival Show http://www.todayssurvival.com Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:00:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.12 Common sense preparedness and survival discussion Bob Mayne 2016 Today's Survival Show Common Sense Survival Today's Survival Show http://a2.twimg.com/profile_images/1533922793/TSS_Logo_v1_SML.jpg http://www.todayssurvival.com San Antonio, Texas Weekly Episode 293 – Farewell http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-293-farewell/ Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:00:30 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2287 This is my farewell episode. The end of Today’s Survival Show. In this very short episode, I explain why. God Bless all of you and remember to “Do What You Can, With What You Have, Wherever You Are.” ALL OF THE OLDER EPISODES will still be available on... This is my farewell episode. The end of Today’s Survival Show. In this very short episode, I explain why. God Bless all of you and remember to “Do What You Can, With What You Have, Wherever You Are.” ALL OF THE OLDER EPISODES will still be available on this website! P.S. – I will still […] Bob Mayne 7:18 Episode 292 – Business Survival http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-292-business-survival/ Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:00:14 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2284 If you run a business, or believe in running your family like a business, this episode is about some survival tips on becoming the very profitable. If you run a business, or believe in running your family like a business, this episode is about some survival tips on becoming the very profitable. Bob Mayne 43:40 Episode 291 – On The Verge Of A World War? Cal Wilson and Dr. Peter Pry http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-291-on-the-verge-of-a-world-war-cal-wilson-and-dr-peter-pry/ Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2281 Cal Wilson and Dr. Peter Pry, discuss whether our country is courting disaster and should you prepare for it right now. Today’s Survival Amazon Store Dr. Peter Pry’s Website Concealment Solutions Holsters (sdrn for 10% off) Armed Citizens Legal Defense... Cal Wilson and Dr. Peter Pry, discuss whether our country is courting disaster and should you prepare for it right now. Today’s Survival Amazon Store Dr. Peter Pry’s Website Concealment Solutions Holsters (sdrn for 10% off) Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network (tracking code Paul Lathrop or 15625) Cal Wilson’s Book Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping Bob Mayne 53:01 Episode 290 – Passionate About Prepping Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-290-passionate-about-prepping-part-2/ Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:00:09 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2278 Allison Harris from Passionate About Prepping is back for part 2. We talked about some prepping supplies we forgot about in part 1. Links and Show Notes: ERKSHUB Passionate About Prepping Podcast Network Sponsor: Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network Tr... Allison Harris from Passionate About Prepping is back for part 2. We talked about some prepping supplies we forgot about in part 1. Links and Show Notes: ERKSHUB Passionate About Prepping Podcast Network Sponsor: Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network Tracking code Paul Lathrop or 15625 Bob Mayne 27:15 Episode 289 – Passionate About Prepping, Allison Harris http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-289-passionate-about-prepping-allison-harris/ http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-289-passionate-about-prepping-allison-harris/#comments Wed, 02 Nov 2016 23:53:55 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2276 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-289-passionate-about-prepping-allison-harris/feed/ 2 Allison Harris of Passionate About Prepping is my special guest for this episode. Links and show notes: Network Sponsor: Armed Citizens Legal Defense network: Tracking code Paul Lathrop Allison Harris of Passionate About Prepping is my special guest for this episode. Links and show notes: Network Sponsor: Armed Citizens Legal Defense network: Tracking code Paul Lathrop Bob Mayne 42:16 Episode 288 – Survival Mindset Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-288-survival-mindset-part-2/ Sun, 16 Oct 2016 14:00:52 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2273 Part 2 of the Survival Mindset based on 5 Attributes You Need for a Survivor’s mindset. Links and Show Notes: SDRN Network Sponsor, Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network Please use the tracking code, “Paul” TSS Show Sponsor: Concealment Solutions Holste... Part 2 of the Survival Mindset based on 5 Attributes You Need for a Survivor’s mindset. Links and Show Notes: SDRN Network Sponsor, Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network Please use the tracking code, “Paul” TSS Show Sponsor: Concealment Solutions Holsters, coupon code “handgunworld” gives you 10% discount. Bob Mayne 20:22 Episode 287 – Survival Mindset and Philosophy http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-287-survival-mindset-and-philosophy/ Sat, 08 Oct 2016 16:45:06 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2269 This episode is about your survival attitude, philosophy and self talk, during a disaster or even before the stink hit’s the fan. Links and Show Notes: http://survivalistprepper.net/psychology-survival-sometimes-prepping-just-isnt-enough/ Armed Citizen... This episode is about your survival attitude, philosophy and self talk, during a disaster or even before the stink hit’s the fan. Links and Show Notes: http://survivalistprepper.net/psychology-survival-sometimes-prepping-just-isnt-enough/ Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network, SDRN sponsor: Use tracking code sdrn to support the network. Bob Mayne 41:19 Episode 286 – Debt, Finances and Precious Metals http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-286-debt-finances-and-precious-metals/ Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:00:32 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2266 This podcast is now part of the Self Defense Radio Network. This episode, I discuss debt, finances and precious metals. Please remember to become a member of our Shooters Club to access exclusive video content on improving your knowledge about firearms... This podcast is now part of the Self Defense Radio Network. This episode, I discuss debt, finances and precious metals. Please remember to become a member of our Shooters Club to access exclusive video content on improving your knowledge about firearms. Also, welcome the SDRN’s network sponsor, Armed Citizen Legal Defense Network. If you buy […] Bob Mayne 59:45 Episode 285 – Brewing Beer http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-285-brewing-beer/ Sun, 04 Sep 2016 14:00:53 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2263 Guest host Clay from Skilled Gentlemen podcast discussing home brewing beer. Guest host Clay from Skilled Gentlemen podcast discussing home brewing beer. Bob Mayne 36:33 Episode 284 – Tom Abrahams and Cal Wilson http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-284-tom-abrahams-and-cal-wilson/ Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:38:20 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2261 2 well known survival authors joined me on this episode for an excellent interview. Cal Wilson is the author of “Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping and Tom Abrahams has written several books including the Travelers series. 2 well known survival authors joined me on this episode for an excellent interview. Cal Wilson is the author of “Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping and Tom Abrahams has written several books including the Travelers series. Check out his facebook page linked in this post. Bob Mayne 58:41 Episode 283 – The Importance of Rotating Your Preps http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-283-the-importance-of-rotating-your-preps/ Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:01:33 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2259 Lately I’ve been rotating and re packing my preps, so this week I talk about that, answer a listener voice mail and set up the next episode. Lately I’ve been rotating and re packing my preps, so this week I talk about that, answer a listener voice mail and set up the next episode. Bob Mayne 24:45 Episode 282 – Duplication http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-282-duplication/ Sun, 07 Aug 2016 22:16:15 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2256 A lot of you may have skills and knowledge and gear to help you survive, but have you duplicated yourself? Sometimes it will take more than you, with those skills, to survive a disaster event. So in this episode I discuss duplicating yourself. A lot of you may have skills and knowledge and gear to help you survive, but have you duplicated yourself? Sometimes it will take more than you, with those skills, to survive a disaster event. So in this episode I discuss duplicating yourself. Bob Mayne 25:51 Episode 281 – Beyond Gear http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-281-beyond-gear/ Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:00:43 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2253 This episode gives you some ideas of what to prepare, beyond gear. This episode gives you some ideas of what to prepare, beyond gear. Bob Mayne 35:44 Episode 280 – Surviving a Terrorist Attack or Active Shooter, Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-280-surviving-a-terrorist-attack-or-active-shooter-part-2/ Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:01:56 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2248 Part 2 of what to do if you find yourself in a terrorist attack or active shooter situation. Links and Show Notes: https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-survive-a-shooting-massacre-or-terrorist-attack-in-a-city https://jonsdeepthoughts.quora.com/ Part 2 of what to do if you find yourself in a terrorist attack or active shooter situation. Links and Show Notes: https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-survive-a-shooting-massacre-or-terrorist-attack-in-a-city https://jonsdeepthoughts.quora.com/ Bob Mayne 31:53 Episode 279 – Surviving A Terrorist Attack or Shooting Massacre http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-279-surviving-a-terrorist-attack-or-shooting-massacre/ Sun, 17 Jul 2016 20:33:50 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2246 Given recent current events and the terrorist attacks, I decided to talk about some good information I found on how to survive these events. Show Notes: https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-survive-a-shooting-massacre-or-terrorist-attack-in-a-city https://jo... Given recent current events and the terrorist attacks, I decided to talk about some good information I found on how to survive these events. Show Notes: https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-survive-a-shooting-massacre-or-terrorist-attack-in-a-city https://jonsdeepthoughts.quora.com/ Bob Mayne 43:51 Episode 278 – Prioritizing Your Preps http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-278-prioritizing-your-preps/ Fri, 27 May 2016 21:59:46 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2243 How should you prioritize your preps? This episode, I discuss how I do it and hopefully it will help you. How should you prioritize your preps? This episode, I discuss how I do it and hopefully it will help you. Bob Mayne 40:53 Episode 277 – High School Prepper http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-277-high-school-prepper/ Sun, 03 Apr 2016 05:24:09 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2239 This episode is a dual interview with Lane the High School Prepper. This episode is a dual interview with Lane the High School Prepper. Bob Mayne 23:49 Episode 276 – Modern Survival Tenets Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-276-modern-survival-tenets-part-2/ Fri, 25 Mar 2016 02:56:54 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2236 During this 2nd episode of my discussion about survival tenets, I talk about traveling if you’re bugging out, cash, passports, the Nomad philosophy and remind you about the 7 deadly sins of prepping. Links: In The Rabbit Hole Episode 61 The best surviv... During this 2nd episode of my discussion about survival tenets, I talk about traveling if you’re bugging out, cash, passports, the Nomad philosophy and remind you about the 7 deadly sins of prepping. Links: In The Rabbit Hole Episode 61 The best survival tool and the most overlooked Bob Mayne 45:31 Episode 275 – James Wesley, Rawles http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-275-james-wesley-rawles/ Mon, 29 Feb 2016 22:26:14 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2220 Cal Wilson interviews James Wesley Rawles, author of the Patriots novel series, the Survival Blog and many more books on survival. Cal Wilson’s book Dirt Cheap Prepping Cal Wilson interviews James Wesley Rawles, author of the Patriots novel series, the Survival Blog and many more books on survival. Cal Wilson’s book Dirt Cheap Prepping Bob Mayne 50:01 Episode 274 – Modern Survival Tenets, Part 1 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-274-modern-survival-tenets-part-1/ Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:46:27 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2217 This episode, I discuss some basic tenets of modern common sense survivalism. Things like not being an isolationist, generating new income, bartering, debt reduction and learning new skill sets, etc. This episode, I discuss some basic tenets of modern common sense survivalism. Things like not being an isolationist, generating new income, bartering, debt reduction and learning new skill sets, etc. Bob Mayne 38:00 Episode 273 – Generators http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-273-generators/ Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:00:57 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2214 This episode, I interviewed a listener by the name of Isaac on back up generators. This episode, I interviewed a listener by the name of Isaac on back up generators. Bob Mayne 41:36 Episode 272 – Blackout Wars, Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-272-blackout-wars-part-2/ Fri, 08 Jan 2016 10:00:52 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2209 Part 2 of Cal Wilson’s interview with Dr. Peter Pry Get the book Blackout Wars Cal Wilson’s book Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping Part 2 of Cal Wilson’s interview with Dr. Peter Pry Get the book Blackout Wars Cal Wilson’s book Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping Bob Mayne 59:48 Episode 271 – Blackout Wars http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-271-blackout-wars/ Sat, 02 Jan 2016 00:14:25 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2201 Dr. Peter Pry is interviewed in this episode. Cal Wilson interviewed him about the new type of possible collapse that could happen, easier than you might think. Links and Show Notes: Get the book “Blackout Wars” Putting America in The Dark Blackout War... Dr. Peter Pry is interviewed in this episode. Cal Wilson interviewed him about the new type of possible collapse that could happen, easier than you might think. Links and Show Notes: Get the book “Blackout Wars” Putting America in The Dark Blackout War Cal Wilson’s book, Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping Bob Mayne 51:38 Episode 270 – Travel Prepping Mistakes http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-270-travel-prepping-mistakes/ Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:27:35 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2198 This episode is about common mistakes made when traveling. Survival is important on the road, to stay prepared in the event an emergency happens to you while moving about this great land. Portable Emergency Charging Kit This episode is about common mistakes made when traveling. Survival is important on the road, to stay prepared in the event an emergency happens to you while moving about this great land. Portable Emergency Charging Kit Bob Mayne 1:00:44 Episode 269 – Short Term Food Storage Strategy http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-269-short-term-food-storage-strategy/ Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:00:53 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2195 This episode features my newest strategy on short term food storage. I also answer a caller’s questions about the Shemetah. This episode features my newest strategy on short term food storage. I also answer a caller’s questions about the Shemetah. Bob Mayne 36:17 Episode 268 – Why You Should Train With A Group http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-268-why-you-should-train-with-a-group/ Wed, 23 Sep 2015 22:13:57 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2190 Tune in for a nice interview conducted by Mexican Joe regarding why you should train with a group and establish a training protocol within you preparedness group. Tune in for a nice interview conducted by Mexican Joe regarding why you should train with a group and establish a training protocol within you preparedness group. Bob Mayne 55:51 Episode 267 – Nutritional Preps Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-267-nutritional-preps-part-2/ Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:44:56 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2181 From my survival champions club collection, this is part 2 of the interview I did in Episode 262 of my show. Links: DrsNutrition.org From my survival champions club collection, this is part 2 of the interview I did in Episode 262 of my show. Links: DrsNutrition.org Bob Mayne 34:51 Episode 266 – Prepper Team Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-266-prepper-team-part-2/ Wed, 05 Aug 2015 22:44:54 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2178 This is the first release of my Survival Champions Club podcasts to the public. This is an interview I did with Glen Tate a couple years ago. It’s part 2 of the podcast I did on building a prepper team. This is the first release of my Survival Champions Club podcasts to the public. This is an interview I did with Glen Tate a couple years ago. It’s part 2 of the podcast I did on building a prepper team. Bob Mayne 51:13 Episode 265 – What Are You Willing To Accept? http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-265-what-are-you-willing-to-accept/ Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2172 Survival starts with what are you willing to accept, meaning what can happen and what you need to do to prepare. Survival starts with what are you willing to accept, meaning what can happen and what you need to do to prepare. Bob Mayne 39:19 Episode 264 – Civil Unrest and Things To Come http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-264-civil-unrest-and-things-to-come/ Sat, 11 Jul 2015 14:01:21 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2169 This episode is about possible things to come and civil unrest and why we should prepare. No tin foil hat. It also features a voice mail from a listener with an actual story. This episode is about possible things to come and civil unrest and why we should prepare. No tin foil hat. It also features a voice mail from a listener with an actual story. Bob Mayne 29:11 Episode 263 – 7 Step Survival Plan http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-263-7-step-survival-plan/ Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:46:07 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2166 How to make a 7 step survival plan. Cal Wilson helped me out with an excellent interview of the 2 authors. Show Notes: Book: 7 Step Survival Plan The Seven Step Survival Plan How to make a 7 step survival plan. Cal Wilson helped me out with an excellent interview of the 2 authors. Show Notes: Book: 7 Step Survival Plan The Seven Step Survival Plan Bob Mayne 1:08:37 Episode 262 – Dr.’sNutrition.org http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-262-dr-snutrition-org/ Thu, 28 May 2015 14:12:30 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2153 How we eat affects now and after an event happens. So Dr.’s Stephen and Janet Lewis join me to discuss how we can all better nourish ourselves. Doctor’s Nutrition Texas How we eat affects now and after an event happens. So Dr.’s Stephen and Janet Lewis join me to discuss how we can all better nourish ourselves. Doctor’s Nutrition Texas Bob Mayne 34:14 Episode 261 – Glass Half Full and Prepping Goals http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-261-glass-half-full-and-prepping-goals/ Wed, 13 May 2015 20:36:09 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2150 A large part of survival and self reliance is attitude and your mental state. Joe submitted an excellent voice mail on prepping attitude and I added some information about prepping goals. A large part of survival and self reliance is attitude and your mental state. Joe submitted an excellent voice mail on prepping attitude and I added some information about prepping goals. Bob Mayne 44:35 Episode 260 – Skilled Gentlemen http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-260-skilled-gentlemen/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:05:30 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2146 Clay, the Skilled Gentleman is my guest on this show to discuss a variety of self reliant topics. Skilled Gentlemen Podcast Clay, the Skilled Gentleman is my guest on this show to discuss a variety of self reliant topics. Skilled Gentlemen Podcast Bob Mayne 44:18 Episode 259 – Dirt Cheap Prepping http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-259-dirt-cheap-prepping/ Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:05:57 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2141 Some of us have limited budgets. It can be very intimidating to prepare your family for an emergency or SHTF situation and not have the money to do so. In this episode I interview Cal Wilson, the Author of the book, “Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping. Some of us have limited budgets. It can be very intimidating to prepare your family for an emergency or SHTF situation and not have the money to do so. In this episode I interview Cal Wilson, the Author of the book, “Dirt Cheap Valuable Prepping.” I think you’ll get some answers on how to prepare […] Bob Mayne 43:48 Episode 258 – Self Reliant Living in Small Spaces http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-258-self-reliant-living-in-small-spaces/ Mon, 02 Mar 2015 23:06:53 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2139 People often think you can’t live a self sufficient life style if you have a small amount of land or small spaces. Joe interviews Thumper Lane on this subject. You’ll hear a lot of good information in this episode, for sure. People often think you can’t live a self sufficient life style if you have a small amount of land or small spaces. Joe interviews Thumper Lane on this subject. You’ll hear a lot of good information in this episode, for sure. Links and Show Notes: Thumperlane.com Thumper Lane Facebook Page Bob Mayne 1:24:47 Episode 257 – Major Illness Self Reliance Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-257-major-illness-self-reliance-part-2/ Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:28:01 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2135 I decided to create some space from my previous episode on preparing for a major illness. These guys talk about the other side of the illness, once you’ve prepared for it. Good stuff. I decided to create some space from my previous episode on preparing for a major illness. These guys talk about the other side of the illness, once you’ve prepared for it. Good stuff. Bob Mayne 1:00:06 Episode 256 – Solar Ovens http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-256-solar-ovens/ Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:00:58 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2131 Joe interviews Nancy Martineau and Tony Martineau, authors of the book Post Grid, about solar ovens. Amazon also joins the show. Links: Post Grid, by Nancy Martineau and Tony Martineau Joe interviews Nancy Martineau and Tony Martineau, authors of the book Post Grid, about solar ovens. Amazon also joins the show. Links: Post Grid, by Nancy Martineau and Tony Martineau Bob Mayne 51:02 Episode 255 – Reviewing 2014 Preps and Letting The Past Build Your Future http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-255-reviewing-2014-preps-and-letting-the-past-build-your-future/ Mon, 12 Jan 2015 05:26:07 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2129 Since we just started 2015, it’s time to look back on 2014 and figure out what we did right and what we can improve upon. So Mexican Joe, Super Dave and Amazon discuss what they did. Take good notes. Since we just started 2015, it’s time to look back on 2014 and figure out what we did right and what we can improve upon. So Mexican Joe, Super Dave and Amazon discuss what they did. Take good notes. Bob Mayne 1:17:05 Episode 254 – Amazon Prepper and Hurricane/Tornado Survival http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-254-amazon-prepper-and-hurricanetornado-survival/ Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:16:49 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2123 Joe from NE Texas Preppers talks with Amazon prepper about hurricane readiness, etc. Joe from NE Texas Preppers talks with Amazon prepper about hurricane readiness, etc. Bob Mayne 56:05 Episode 253 – Prepping For A Major Illness http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-253-prepping-for-a-major-illness/ Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:36:21 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2120 Have you put preparing for a major illness on your list? Seems like a self reliance topic not discussed much. Tune in for my personal experience. Have you put preparing for a major illness on your list? Seems like a self reliance topic not discussed much. Tune in for my personal experience. Bob Mayne 32:55 Episode 252 – It’s Too Quiet Out There http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-252-its-too-quiet-out-there/ Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:36:50 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2116 Not much SHTF events been happening lately. It’s too quite out there. I start with an update on the Raided podcast then my thoughts on the lack of events lately. Not much SHTF events been happening lately. It’s too quite out there. I start with an update on the Raided podcast then my thoughts on the lack of events lately. Bob Mayne 15:29 Episode 251 – Raided http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-251-raided/ http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-251-raided/#comments Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:00:45 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2112 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-251-raided/feed/ 1 I’ve talked for years about the stink hitting the fan. Well, it did in a big way for a listener and a contributor to the show. Listen and come to your own conclusion. I’ve talked for years about the stink hitting the fan. Well, it did in a big way for a listener and a contributor to the show. Listen and come to your own conclusion. Bob Mayne 36:13 Episode 250 – Ebola Preparations http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-250-ebola-preparations/ Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:08:01 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2108 With the recent Ebola cases that have surfaced in the United States, Joe, Dave and Fighter Doc got together to discuss the preparations and the medical issues associated with this. With the recent Ebola cases that have surfaced in the United States, Joe, Dave and Fighter Doc got together to discuss the preparations and the medical issues associated with this. Bob Mayne 1:20:16 Episode 249 – Diversity Preparedness and Back to Basics http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-249-diversity-preparedness-and-back-to-basics/ Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:21:28 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2105 This episode is about diversifying your preps. Keeping a balance approach to prepping and not forgetting the basic tenets of preparedness. Joe from NE Texas Preppers is the guest podcaster. This episode is about diversifying your preps. Keeping a balance approach to prepping and not forgetting the basic tenets of preparedness. Joe from NE Texas Preppers is the guest podcaster. Bob Mayne 59:37 Episode 248 – Protecting Your Home http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-248-protecting-your-home/ Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:32:33 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2102 This episode is my guest appearance on Survival Mom Radio with Lisa Bedford. She asked me to discuss home security. Links and Show Notes: The Survival Mom Website This episode is my guest appearance on Survival Mom Radio with Lisa Bedford. She asked me to discuss home security. Links and Show Notes: The Survival Mom Website Bob Mayne 52:33 Episode 247 – Medical Preps http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-247-medical-preps/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:37:11 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2100 How much do you know about first aid and medical skills? It’s one of the 5 most important preps that a modern survivalist needs to know. In this episode, Joe and Fighter Doc discuss medical preps. Fighter doc is an MD in the Air Force. How much do you know about first aid and medical skills? It’s one of the 5 most important preps that a modern survivalist needs to know. In this episode, Joe and Fighter Doc discuss medical preps. Fighter doc is an MD in the Air Force. Both of them have excellent ideas to share and keep […] Bob Mayne 92:27 Episode 246 – Prepping Advice and Relocation Choices http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-246-prepping-advice-and-relocation-choices/ Sun, 29 Jun 2014 13:00:09 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2097 The first half of this episode is some specific prepping advice for those of you perfecting or even just beginning your common sense survival plan. Then the 2nd half is dedicated to analyzing the various parts of the USA that is the most friendly to pr... The first half of this episode is some specific prepping advice for those of you perfecting or even just beginning your common sense survival plan. Then the 2nd half is dedicated to analyzing the various parts of the USA that is the most friendly to preppers. Links: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/what-is-the-best-place-to-live-in-the-united-states-to-prepare-for-the-coming-economic-collapse http://joelskousen.com/strategic.html http://futurestorm.blogspot.com/2011/01/is-major-earthquake-along-new-madrid.html Bob Mayne 67:19 Episode 245 – Reloading Ammo http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-245-reloading-ammo/ Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:00:09 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2094 Ammunition and Weapons are part of your preps. We can’t survival on them alone, but no doubt they are an important prep. On this podcast, Mark and Joe from the forum discuss how to reload your own ammunition. Ammunition and Weapons are part of your preps. We can’t survival on them alone, but no doubt they are an important prep. On this podcast, Mark and Joe from the forum discuss how to reload your own ammunition. Bob Mayne 88:57 Episode 244 – Surviving Illness and Disease http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-244-surviving-illness-and-disease/ Fri, 23 May 2014 21:22:20 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2090 Surviving major illness and disease is the main topic of this episode. It also ends with some excellent voice mails from listeners. Surviving major illness and disease is the main topic of this episode. It also ends with some excellent voice mails from listeners. Bob Mayne 33:07 Episode 243 – Bug Out Vehicles…Primitive Style http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-243-bug-out-vehicles-primitive-style/ Sun, 04 May 2014 19:47:23 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2087 This is a guest podcast by White Bear on bug out vehicles…primitive style. Links: White Bear’s You Tube Channel White Bear’s Website This is a guest podcast by White Bear on bug out vehicles…primitive style. Links: White Bear’s You Tube Channel White Bear’s Website Bob Mayne Episode 242 – Was Cliven Bundy Bullied? http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-242-was-cliven-bundy-bullied/ Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:39:38 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2084 So now that the Cliven Bundy vs BLM (Fed. Govt) standoff is over (at least for now) it begs the question, was he bullied? Is this an example of government bullying or someone breaking the law that shouldn’t have gotten away with it? So now that the Cliven Bundy vs BLM (Fed. Govt) standoff is over (at least for now) it begs the question, was he bullied? Is this an example of government bullying or someone breaking the law that shouldn’t have gotten away with it? 299 Days: The Movie Kickstarter.com Bob Mayne 55:12 Episode 241 – Rain and Water Collection http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-241-rain-and-water-collection/ Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:45:33 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2082 This episode is about how to catch rain water and store water. It begins with an introduction from me, then a guest podcast submission from Mexican Joe. This episode is about how to catch rain water and store water. It begins with an introduction from me, then a guest podcast submission from Mexican Joe. Bob Mayne 31:18 Episode 240 – Disaster Mitigation and Clean Up, Part 3 (Final) http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-240-disaster-mitigation-and-clean-up-part-3-final/ Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:54:46 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2079 This week, White Bear joins me for the final and 3 part of disaster mitigation and clean up. This week, White Bear joins me for the final and 3 part of disaster mitigation and clean up. Bob Mayne 74:12 Episode 239 – Disaster Clean Up and Mitigation Part 2 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-239-disaster-clean-up-and-mitigation-part-2/ Sun, 02 Mar 2014 20:43:40 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2076 This is the 2nd episode of a 3 part series on disaster clean up and mitigation. We discuss and recommend some necessary supplies, skills and kits you may want to consider. Links: PLSS Living Wild YouTube Barefoot Bushrat This is the 2nd episode of a 3 part series on disaster clean up and mitigation. We discuss and recommend some necessary supplies, skills and kits you may want to consider. Links: PLSS Living Wild YouTube Barefoot Bushrat Bob Mayne 57:43 Episode 238 – Disaster Clean Up and Mitigation http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-238-disaster-clean-up-and-mitigation/ http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-238-disaster-clean-up-and-mitigation/#comments Sun, 23 Feb 2014 18:28:12 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2074 http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-238-disaster-clean-up-and-mitigation/feed/ 1 How to clean up after a disaster, mitigate the effect of it and more. You’ll enjoy this interview. Links and Show Notes: PLSS PLSS You Tube Channel How to clean up after a disaster, mitigate the effect of it and more. You’ll enjoy this interview. Links and Show Notes: PLSS PLSS You Tube Channel Bob Mayne 53:46 Episode 237 – Mixed Bag of Survival Talk http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-237-mixed-bag-of-survival-talk/ Sun, 09 Feb 2014 21:21:42 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2071 Recently, on a drive home from a business trip, I decided to record some random thoughts about survival and preparedness. So enjoy this mixed bag of survival talk. Recently, on a drive home from a business trip, I decided to record some random thoughts about survival and preparedness. So enjoy this mixed bag of survival talk. Bob Mayne 42:52 Episode 236 – Family Preparedness with Teen Prepper http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-236-family-preparedness-with-teen-prepper/ Sun, 02 Feb 2014 21:16:41 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2068 I’ve always believed that preparedness and common sense survival is a family commitment. So I interviewed Teen Prepper mainly to appeal to young people. Please ask the young people in your family to listen to this episode. I’ve always believed that preparedness and common sense survival is a family commitment. So I interviewed Teen Prepper mainly to appeal to young people. Please ask the young people in your family to listen to this episode. Links and show notes: Teen Prepper’s Blog Teen Prepper’s YouTube Channel Bob Mayne 41:31 Episode 235 – Canning http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-235-canning/ Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:55:06 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2066 This is a very educational episode on canning. Mexican Joe and Tabitha discussed how they can food. Good stuff. This is a very educational episode on canning. Mexican Joe and Tabitha discussed how they can food. Good stuff. Bob Mayne 74:58 Episode 234 – A Mixed Bag of Survival and Glen Tate on AK’s and Hard Work http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-234-a-mixed-bag-of-survival-and-glen-tate-on-aks-and-hard-work/ Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:48:17 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2063 This episode begins with a mixed bag of survival talk from me about learning new skills what I want to improve on and what I did well in prepping lately. Then Glen Tate interviews with me. Links: 299Days.com Century Arms C39 Beyond Concealed Carry Clas... This episode begins with a mixed bag of survival talk from me about learning new skills what I want to improve on and what I did well in prepping lately. Then Glen Tate interviews with me. Links: 299Days.com Century Arms C39 Beyond Concealed Carry Class with Glen Tate Bob Mayne 82:36 Episode 233 – A Year In Review and Looking Ahead http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-233-a-year-in-review-and-looking-ahead/ Sun, 12 Jan 2014 16:17:07 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2061 Since it’s still early in 2014, I took this opportunity to interview Joe and Dave again, regarding last year’s preps and looking ahead to 2014 preps. Good practical information, some ups and some downs. I’m sure you’ll relate to a lot of it. Since it’s still early in 2014, I took this opportunity to interview Joe and Dave again, regarding last year’s preps and looking ahead to 2014 preps. Good practical information, some ups and some downs. I’m sure you’ll relate to a lot of it. Bob Mayne 56:22 Episode 232 – Wall Street adviser says get prepared http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-232-wall-street-adviser-says-get-prepared/ Sun, 05 Jan 2014 17:00:40 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2058 It seems as though common sense prepping is going even more main stream that people think. Recently a Wall Street adviser and Forbes contributor, David Marotta warned readers to create a bug out bag, including guns and ammo and of course, It seems as though common sense prepping is going even more main stream that people think. Recently a Wall Street adviser and Forbes contributor, David Marotta warned readers to create a bug out bag, including guns and ammo and of course, the typical emergency bag supplies. We’ve been saying this for a long time, but […] Bob Mayne 47:22 Ep. 231 – Prepping Reminders http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-231-prepping-reminders/ Sun, 15 Dec 2013 22:06:57 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2054 Just a quick episode to remind you of some prepping ideas before you begin your plans for 2014. Just a quick episode to remind you of some prepping ideas before you begin your plans for 2014. Bob Mayne 17:23 Ep. 230 – Give yourself permission to prep http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-230-give-yourself-permission-to-prep/ Sun, 08 Dec 2013 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2051 If someone is reluctant to prep, it’s possibly because they truly haven’t given themselves permission to do so. My guest Glen Tate talks with me about this subject. Links: 299Days.com CRG-2 Suarez International Firearms Class If someone is reluctant to prep, it’s possibly because they truly haven’t given themselves permission to do so. My guest Glen Tate talks with me about this subject. Links: 299Days.com CRG-2 Suarez International Firearms Class Bob Mayne 47:30 Ep. 229 – Living self reliance http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-229-living-self-reliance/ Fri, 22 Nov 2013 04:46:54 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2046 Do you live, learn and teach the self reliance lifestyle? I do my best. White Bear does it all the time. Yes, that’s his real name. He’s the owner of Primitive Living Skills School and does a great job of bringing PLS into the modern era. Do you live, learn and teach the self reliance lifestyle? I do my best. White Bear does it all the time. Yes, that’s his real name. He’s the owner of Primitive Living Skills School and does a great job of bringing PLS into the modern era. You’ll enjoy this terrific interview. Primitive Living Skill School, […] Bob Mayne 76:28 Ep. 228 – Bad Seeds and Basics http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-228-bad-seeds-and-basics/ Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:00:47 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2041 This week, I talk about the psychological aspect of survival and common sense prepping. Then, Mexican Joe broadcasts from his pantry and discusses some basic and comprehensive steps to building a life of sustainability. The common sense, This week, I talk about the psychological aspect of survival and common sense prepping. Then, Mexican Joe broadcasts from his pantry and discusses some basic and comprehensive steps to building a life of sustainability. The common sense, no tin foil hat method. Bob Mayne 64:15 Ep. 227 – Inflation, US Dollar, Kids, Mentors, Survival Talk http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-227-inflation-us-dollar-kids-mentors-survival-talk/ Sun, 03 Nov 2013 07:00:06 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2032 This episode is a mixed bag of survival talk. I discuss economics, inflation, teaching kids, being a survival mentor, etc. This episode is a mixed bag of survival talk. I discuss economics, inflation, teaching kids, being a survival mentor, etc. Bob Mayne 29:17 Ep. 226 – Survival on the Road http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-226-survival-on-the-road/ Sat, 19 Oct 2013 21:58:46 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2028 This episode is about survival and preparedness while traveling. I’ve received a lot of listener requests to discuss some ideas on how to stay prepared when traveling by car, plane, boat, etc. This episode is about survival and preparedness while traveling. I’ve received a lot of listener requests to discuss some ideas on how to stay prepared when traveling by car, plane, boat, etc. Bob Mayne 52:01 Episode 225 – Getting Started, By Thumper Lane http://www.todayssurvival.com/episode-225-getting-started-by-thumper-lane/ Sun, 13 Oct 2013 20:56:20 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2026 Tabitha and her husband discuss how to get started in prepping. This is educational even for those who have been prepping for awhile. You’ll always learn something. Links: Thumper Lane’s Website Tabitha’s Facebook Page Tabitha and her husband discuss how to get started in prepping. This is educational even for those who have been prepping for awhile. You’ll always learn something. Links: Thumper Lane’s Website Tabitha’s Facebook Page Bob Mayne 46:51 Ep. 224 – Preppers as a Corporation http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-224-preppers-as-a-corporation/ Fri, 13 Sep 2013 07:00:46 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2023 Have you ever looked at prepping as if it was a business? In other words, do you run your preps and your family like a business? This episode is about this type of thinking and operation. This includes a guest podcast by Mexican Joe on preppers as a co... Have you ever looked at prepping as if it was a business? In other words, do you run your preps and your family like a business? This episode is about this type of thinking and operation. This includes a guest podcast by Mexican Joe on preppers as a corporation. Bob Mayne 44:03 Ep. 223 – Surviving Tropical Storms http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-223-surviving-tropical-storms/ Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:00:17 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2020 This episode I interview Matt C. from Austin, TX. He’s survived 2 tropical storms. He discusses his experiences in both and what he did right and what he would do differently next time. This is a good learning experience for all of us, This episode I interview Matt C. from Austin, TX. He’s survived 2 tropical storms. He discusses his experiences in both and what he did right and what he would do differently next time. This is a good learning experience for all of us, especially if you’re new to prepping. Bob Mayne 58:07 Ep. 222 – How will TSHTF? By Glen Tate http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-222-how-will-tshtf-by-glen-tate/ Fri, 23 Aug 2013 07:00:39 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2017 This week I interviewed Glen Tate, author of the book series “299 Days” regarding what he thinks is going to happen and what signs you will see. This week I interviewed Glen Tate, author of the book series “299 Days” regarding what he thinks is going to happen and what signs you will see. Bob Mayne 49:34 Ep. 221 – Teen Prepper http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-221-teen-prepper/ Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:30:08 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2015 This week is an interview between Mexican Joe and Teen Prepper. I wish all young people had the attitude and prepper knowledge of TeenPrepper. This is an excellent episode to have the young people in your life, listen to. This week is an interview between Mexican Joe and Teen Prepper. I wish all young people had the attitude and prepper knowledge of TeenPrepper. This is an excellent episode to have the young people in your life, listen to. Bob Mayne 52:35 Ep. 220 – The former Macy’s girl is back…with her Hubby! http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-220-thumper-is-back-with-her-hubby/ Fri, 09 Aug 2013 07:00:57 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2003 Tabitha from Oregon is back with her hubby this time. They interviewed with me on the subjects of prepping for natural disasters and how new preppers should start. Links: Tabitha’s Facebook Page: Tabitha from Oregon is back with her hubby this time. They interviewed with me on the subjects of prepping for natural disasters and how new preppers should start. Links: Tabitha’s Facebook Page: Bob Mayne 49:42 Ep. 219 – Surviving Earth Quakes http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-219-surviving-earth-quakes/ Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:03:36 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=2000 Super Dave was in the Northridge earthquake in California, several years ago. He interviews with Mexican Joe and discussed his exprience. You will probably get some excellent prepping ideas from this interview. Super Dave was in the Northridge earthquake in California, several years ago. He interviews with Mexican Joe and discussed his exprience. You will probably get some excellent prepping ideas from this interview. Bob Mayne 78:32 Ep. 218 – A Macy’s Girl Turned Prepper (Tabitha Bettencourt) http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-218-a-macys-girl-turned-prepper-tabitha-bettencourt/ Fri, 26 Jul 2013 06:30:32 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1996 This week’s interview is priceless! Joe interview’s Tabitha Bettencourt on prepping. She’s a Macy’s Girl turned prepper. You don’t want to miss this one! Links: Tabitha’s Website Tabitha’s Pinterest site Tabitha’s YouTube Channel Tabitha’s Facebook Page This week’s interview is priceless! Joe interview’s Tabitha Bettencourt on prepping. She’s a Macy’s Girl turned prepper. You don’t want to miss this one! Links: Tabitha’s Website Tabitha’s Pinterest site Tabitha’s YouTube Channel Tabitha’s Facebook Page Bob Mayne 81:05 Ep. 217 – Riots http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-217-riots/ Fri, 19 Jul 2013 22:00:32 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1994 This is a guest interview. Super Dave and Mexican Joe discuss the L.A. Riots. Dave was there during that time and they discuss how to survive through civil unrest and the possibility of the same thing happening today! This is a guest interview. Super Dave and Mexican Joe discuss the L.A. Riots. Dave was there during that time and they discuss how to survive through civil unrest and the possibility of the same thing happening today! Links: Direct Link to my Amazon Store. Bob Mayne 60:20 Ep. 216 – Freeze Dried Foods http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-216-freeze-dried-foods/ Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:46:58 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1991 Everyone knows that food storage is important. But what type of food do you store? Do you store Freeze Dried foods? This week, a listener names Steve from Iowa is my guest host. He recorded and excellent and informative show on what freeze dried foods ... Everyone knows that food storage is important. But what type of food do you store? Do you store Freeze Dried foods? This week, a listener names Steve from Iowa is my guest host. He recorded and excellent and informative show on what freeze dried foods he stores and why. Links: Mountain House Bob Mayne 30:11 Ep. 215 – How To Hold Survival Training with Your Prepping Team http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-215-how-to-hold-survival-training-with-your-prepping-team/ Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:00:43 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1987 Do you get survival and preparedness training? Are you meeting with like minded individuals and teaching each other skills? Joe from N.E. Texas is back, this episode to talk about actual classes that he holds with his prepper team. Do you get survival and preparedness training? Are you meeting with like minded individuals and teaching each other skills? Joe from N.E. Texas is back, this episode to talk about actual classes that he holds with his prepper team. Whether you have a prepper team or not, you’ll get some good information regarding map reading, […] Bob Mayne 39:28 Ep. 214 – Teamwork Survival http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-214-teamwork-survival/ Fri, 07 Jun 2013 23:25:02 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1982 Most common sense preppers understand that having a survival partner to help you make the lifestyle changes, is a huge advantage. This episode is about Joe and Dave in NE Texas and the partnership that they’ve built with their families. Most common sense preppers understand that having a survival partner to help you make the lifestyle changes, is a huge advantage. This episode is about Joe and Dave in NE Texas and the partnership that they’ve built with their families. They get together and they also organize prepper team meetings. So I interviewed both of […] Bob Mayne 56:42 Ep. 213 – Survival Pest Control http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-213-survival-pest-control/ Fri, 31 May 2013 12:32:27 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1979 So you do a good job of storing food and the pests get into it, eat it, contaminate it and destroy it. Now what? Even after the SHTF it will be important to keep everything sanitized as best as you can. This episode, So you do a good job of storing food and the pests get into it, eat it, contaminate it and destroy it. Now what? Even after the SHTF it will be important to keep everything sanitized as best as you can. This episode, I’m joined by Matt Czosnek to discuss pest control. Links: Non Toxic […] Bob Mayne 60:14 Ep. 212 – Building a basic survival list http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-212-building-a-basic-survival-list/ Fri, 17 May 2013 06:00:29 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1975 This episode is primarily for new preppers. I’ve received requests to do a podcast on how to start building a survival list. So in this episode I discuss how I started, which might help you. This is a good episode to forward to those who are new to per... This episode is primarily for new preppers. I’ve received requests to do a podcast on how to start building a survival list. So in this episode I discuss how I started, which might help you. This is a good episode to forward to those who are new to personal responsibility and modern survivalism. Bob Mayne 37:47 Ep. 211 – Did we temporarily have a police state? http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-211-did-we-temporarily-have-a-police-state/ http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-211-did-we-temporarily-have-a-police-state/#comments Fri, 03 May 2013 06:00:01 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1972 http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-211-did-we-temporarily-have-a-police-state/feed/ 1 Recently after the Boston bombing, law enforcement and government officials went on a manhunt. It sparked a lot of controversy and some felt that a police state, with abuse of power was disturbing. Is this a sign of things to come after disasters? Recently after the Boston bombing, law enforcement and government officials went on a manhunt. It sparked a lot of controversy and some felt that a police state, with abuse of power was disturbing. Is this a sign of things to come after disasters? Glen Tate, author of the book series “299 Days” is my guest […] Bob Mayne 45:45 Ep. 210 – The Pain of Discipline or The Pain of Regret http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-210-the-pain-of-discipline-or-the-pain-of-regret/ Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:00:15 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1969 Well, TSHTF in my family in a very big way. So now I’m left with picking up with relying on my preparations. I’ll need to rely on my supplies, but also my money and attitude preparations. Once I finally came out of my fog and depression, Well, TSHTF in my family in a very big way. So now I’m left with picking up with relying on my preparations. I’ll need to rely on my supplies, but also my money and attitude preparations. Once I finally came out of my fog and depression, I started thinking about the types of pain I’m […] Bob Mayne 25:12 Ep. 209 – The Value of Skills http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-209-the-value-of-skills/ http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-209-the-value-of-skills/#comments Fri, 12 Apr 2013 06:00:27 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1966 http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-209-the-value-of-skills/feed/ 1 Have you ever put a value on your skills? Even if no disaster happens, your skills are worth something and can be traded or bartered. So this episode is about identifying your skill set and the value of it. Also, Have you ever put a value on your skills? Even if no disaster happens, your skills are worth something and can be traded or bartered. So this episode is about identifying your skill set and the value of it. Also, it’s about how it can help you in a survival/preparedness situation! Links: The Barter Value […] Bob Mayne 48:34 No show this week… http://www.todayssurvival.com/no-show-this-week/ Fri, 05 Apr 2013 16:52:07 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1963 Ep. 208 – Fitness Preps http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-208-fitness-preps/ Fri, 29 Mar 2013 17:16:15 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1959 This week I discuss some ideas on staying physically fit and why it’s important for survival and prepping. This week I discuss some ideas on staying physically fit and why it’s important for survival and prepping. Bob Mayne 22:06 Ep. 207 – Disaster survivor testimonial http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-207-disaster-survivor-testimonial/ Fri, 22 Mar 2013 06:00:37 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1952 David Malin was in an earthquake. This episode is an account of what happened and how he survived through it and what tools and supplies paid off during that time. Blast Matches David Malin was in an earthquake. This episode is an account of what happened and how he survived through it and what tools and supplies paid off during that time. Blast Matches Bob Mayne 57:07 Ep. 206 – Primitive living meets daily life http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-206-primitive-living-meets-daily-life/ Fri, 15 Mar 2013 06:00:58 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1939 Some people don’t think primitive living skills have any place in today’s culture. This episode is about why they do. And how they do. I interviewed White Bear (his name) from Primitive Living Skills School, LLC. Some people don’t think primitive living skills have any place in today’s culture. This episode is about why they do. And how they do. I interviewed White Bear (his name) from Primitive Living Skills School, LLC. He tells us how to apply his primitive living teaching to every day life. Links: http://www.youtube.com/barefootbushrat http://www.youtube.com/primitiveliving Primitive Living […] Bob Mayne 53:17 Ep. 205 – Bug Out Truck http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-205-but-out-truck/ http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-205-but-out-truck/#comments Fri, 08 Mar 2013 06:00:01 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1933 http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-205-but-out-truck/feed/ 1 How do you prepare your vehicle? This week, Zach and Jeff from Bug Out Truck join me for an excellent interview. We discussed how to prepare your vehicle for bugging out or just every day preparedness. Links: www.bugouttruck.com How do you prepare your vehicle? This week, Zach and Jeff from Bug Out Truck join me for an excellent interview. We discussed how to prepare your vehicle for bugging out or just every day preparedness. Links: www.bugouttruck.com Bob Mayne 54:11 Ep. 204 – Unrealistic Mentality http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-204-unrealistic-mentality/ Fri, 01 Mar 2013 06:00:43 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1930 What is a common sense prepper/survivalist? I’ll define that in this episode. Some people have a very unrealistic mentality of what common sense survivalism is all about. So this is an episode you can play for someone who might not be completely on boa... What is a common sense prepper/survivalist? I’ll define that in this episode. Some people have a very unrealistic mentality of what common sense survivalism is all about. So this is an episode you can play for someone who might not be completely on board with prepping due to the stigma it has. Links: The Unrealistic […] Bob Mayne 38:39 Ep. 203 – Understanding SHTF Communications Without Being An Engineer http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-203-understanding-shtf-communications-without-being-an-engineer/ Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:14:40 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1928 David Malin, Emergency Manager at the Port of Los Angeles, shares his knowledge on how to understand SHTF communications without being an engineer. Links: Ohms Law Watt Frequency and wavelength Antenna’s, Antenna’s, David Malin, Emergency Manager at the Port of Los Angeles, shares his knowledge on how to understand SHTF communications without being an engineer. Links: Ohms Law Watt Frequency and wavelength Antenna’s, Antenna’s, Antenna’s Effective Radiated Power Standing Wave Radio Simplex vs Duplex Radio Wave Propogation CB Frequencies FRS/GMRS Frequencies Bob Mayne 76:11 Ep. 202 – An insider’s perspective on gun control http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-202-an-insiders-perspective-on-gun-control/ Fri, 15 Feb 2013 06:00:36 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1925 You always need to know what your government is doing. Most of the time they try to keep their intentions secret. But in America, the drumbeat of gun control is no secret. They’ve made their intentions fully known. But can they really pull it off? You always need to know what your government is doing. Most of the time they try to keep their intentions secret. But in America, the drumbeat of gun control is no secret. They’ve made their intentions fully known. But can they really pull it off? Or are their wishes just wishful thinking? Glen Tate joins […] Bob Mayne 88:32 Ep. 201 – Reloading http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-201-reloading/ Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:00:13 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1923 Jan Denis is my guest on this show. He’s in Connecticut and has been reloading his own ammunition for several years. Most prepper realize the importance of doing as much as we can ourselves, rather than to buy it or pay someone else to do it. Jan Denis is my guest on this show. He’s in Connecticut and has been reloading his own ammunition for several years. Most prepper realize the importance of doing as much as we can ourselves, rather than to buy it or pay someone else to do it. That also applies to ammunition. This is a skill […] Bob Mayne 39:17 Ep. 200 – Knife Guru’s http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-200-knife-gurus/ Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:00:01 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1920 Thank you for allowing me to do my 200th episode! I’m constantly humbled by the growth of my show and your generosity. Your time is valuable and I try to make the best of it each week. This week, my guests are Daniel O’Malley of Blade Gallery, Thank you for allowing me to do my 200th episode! I’m constantly humbled by the growth of my show and your generosity. Your time is valuable and I try to make the best of it each week. This week, my guests are Daniel O’Malley of Blade Gallery, Erik Fritz of Fritz Knives and Shane Taylor […] Bob Mayne 61:17 Ep. 199 – More Survival Communication http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-199-more-survival-communication/ Fri, 25 Jan 2013 06:00:07 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1917 I interviewed Curt Walker, a HAM radio enthusiast. So this episode is more on HAM radio, plus some information on how to use handheld CB’s and what their purpose is. Also, how important is communication if there is a disaster? I interviewed Curt Walker, a HAM radio enthusiast. So this episode is more on HAM radio, plus some information on how to use handheld CB’s and what their purpose is. Also, how important is communication if there is a disaster? That questions gets answered too. Links: Great Northern Prepper, Communications and why you need it. […] Bob Mayne 60:48 Ep. 198 – School Security http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-198-school-security/ Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:00:06 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1914 What to do about school security? This episode is meant to get you thinking. I definitely present some ideas, borrowed from a couple of very insightful people and get you to consider the root of the problem with security in our schools. What to do about school security? This episode is meant to get you thinking. I definitely present some ideas, borrowed from a couple of very insightful people and get you to consider the root of the problem with security in our schools. I also cover some real solutions that can be implemented to make a […] Bob Mayne 46:53 Ep. 197 – HAM RADIO with Mike Andren http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-197-ham-radio-with-mike-andren/ Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:00:39 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1908 Mike Andren is my guest to discuss HAM Radio. We cover how to get started, what products to consider and how the FCC gets involved. We also discuss how to pass the test and about how much it costs to get started. Mike Andren is my guest to discuss HAM Radio. We cover how to get started, what products to consider and how the FCC gets involved. We also discuss how to pass the test and about how much it costs to get started. Links: Communications for Preppers YouTube Channel Wouxun KG-UV6D Handheld 136-174 MHz/ 400-480 MHz […] Bob Mayne 51:53 Ep. 196 – A Balanced Approach to Prepping http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-196-a-balanced-approach-to-prepping/ Fri, 04 Jan 2013 06:00:27 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1902 How to avoid prepper burnout. The key is a balanced approach to your preps. In this episode, I discuss what I’ve been doing lately to keep my preps in balance. With this new reality we now have, it’s too common for survivalists to prep too heavily in o... How to avoid prepper burnout. The key is a balanced approach to your preps. In this episode, I discuss what I’ve been doing lately to keep my preps in balance. With this new reality we now have, it’s too common for survivalists to prep too heavily in one area and neglect some essentials. This episode […] Bob Mayne 28:10 Ep. 195 – Bug out bag communication http://www.todayssurvival.com/ep-195-bug-out-bag-communication/ Fri, 21 Dec 2012 01:00:33 +0000 http://www.todayssurvival.com/?p=1891 Communications equipment for your bug out bag is the primary topic of this episode. It’s still not too late to get Christmas gifts for your favorite prepper. Isaac, an electronics expert from Montreal, joins me as my guest for an excellent interview ab... Communications equipment for your bug out bag is the primary topic of this episode. It’s still not too late to get Christmas gifts for your favorite prepper. Isaac, an electronics expert from Montreal, joins me as my guest for an excellent interview about survival communications gear, specifically Motorola i355 Direct talk portable radios. Links: Motorola […] Bob Mayne 40:21