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The Problems of Blacking Out Your Windows When Bugging In

Many of us who plan to bug in have alternate lighting systems.  Now after a major disaster or TEOTWAWKI a light will be a beacon that will draw attention to you.  If you have light, people will come to your location and expect or demand help.  So what good are your lights?

Our natural reaction is that we will blackout our windows and hide the fact that we have light.  Now I done a bit of research on this and it is not as easy as it seems.  One idea that always comes up is boarding up all your windows with plywood or something similar. …

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