Category Archives: Transportation

The Problems of Bugging Out and Freeways

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A Gray Man Vehicle, Why you Need One

The other day I saw a prepper driving what he calls his bug out vehicle.  It is a nice older four-wheel pickup.  But it is painted in camouflage and stands out like a sour thumb.  It has extra lights, antennas and … Continue reading

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Tire Repair for preppers

When there is no electricity and one of your truck tires has a puncher and is flat, what do you do?  Years ago, when the tires contained inner tubes and everybody had a old hand operated tire pump in their … Continue reading

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Survival Bicycles Can be a Good Idea

In today’s society, I see large numbers of bicyclists riding around every weekend when the weather is nice.  They are all wearing the tight bright colored outfits that seem to be mandatory for bike riders today.  I remember when we … Continue reading

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If You Have to Bug Out, What do You take?

  In yesterdays post I talked about bugging in and how that would probably be the first choice for many of us.  As I said yesterday, the point at which I bug out from my home will be the point … Continue reading

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Get Home Bags Should be a Work in Progress

Yesterday I spent part of the day helping a young man build some get home bags for his family.  Now get home bags are designed for one purpose, to help you home during an emergency.  The content of each bag … Continue reading

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My EMP Proof Truck Failure and Murphy’s law.

The subject of EMP proof vehicles has been on my mind for the last few days.  My father who is in his nineties has had to quite driving and he gave my wife his old pickup.  She has always loved … Continue reading

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Survival Resources Found in Your Car or Truck

If you are lost in the back country or looking for resources after TEOTWAWKI, an automobile can be a gold mine of survival items.  Every year I see stories of people who get lost and die after leaving their vehicles. … Continue reading

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Vehicle Emergency Kits are a necessity

One thing we can all do is learn from the mistakes of others.  Well this morning my son was enroute towing a small two-wheeled cargo trailer to a second home in another state.  The trailer was recently purchased and was … Continue reading

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Winter Will Affect Preppers, Regardless of Where You Live

Winter is here and so far, it has been a dry year, but I see that chain control has already been in effect at least once.  If you are familiar with the Sierra Nevada Mountains, you will know that they … Continue reading

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