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How to Build a Super Top Secret Bunker under Your House (we may need it)
instructables.com ^ | 10-2008 | some handyman guy

Posted on 10/19/2008 1:06:38 PM PDT by doug from upland

When I built the house I just spent 7 years working on, I had a lot of days that were just plane monotonous, so I would daydream about the Next Great Project as soon as I finished the house...

If you're OCD you know exactly what I am speaking about.

Perhaps it was watching too many reruns of Stollag 17...

Maybe it was all the Underground cabins we built as kids to have a cool place to hide out in the summer.

Truthfully though I just love to build things and when I designed the house I made the bottom level only half the size of the main floor and the other half is a crawlspace about 4 foot high.

Most of my plumbing and stuff runs around the floor joists down there so I wanted enough room to have access to everything but I didn't want to build an eight foot wall, It took me 7 weeks to do the block for the garage workshop and storage room so saving 4 feet of wall seemed like a good idea.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: antichrist; bunker; obama; preparedness; reeducation
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1 posted on 10/19/2008 1:06:39 PM PDT by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

In a related item, SELECTING A GUN FOR HOME DEFENSE - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2102545/posts


2 posted on 10/19/2008 1:07:55 PM PDT by doug from upland (8 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: doug from upland

For later.


3 posted on 10/19/2008 1:12:14 PM PDT by padre35 (Sarah Palin is the one we've been waiting for..Rom 10.10..)
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To: doug from upland; Lazamataz

We’re doomed?


4 posted on 10/19/2008 1:13:20 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Han Solo -- "It just wont matter? Turn that droid off. Never tell me the odds!")
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To: Lazamataz

Maybe I’ll go hide under my bed.


5 posted on 10/19/2008 1:14:43 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Han Solo -- "It just wont matter? Turn that droid off. Never tell me the odds!")
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To: doug from upland

Two things that definately do not go together:

1. Building a TOP SECRET Bunker in your Basement

2. Posting plans, photos, and instructions of same on the Internet.


6 posted on 10/19/2008 1:20:39 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

Please don’t tell my 15 year old daughter about this. She is almost too interested in survivalist crap and learning to live off the land. I have already purchased a huge book “Country Wisdom and Knowhow” for a Christmas present. If she finds out she can build a bunker she’ll probably ask her Dad to rent a backhoe.


7 posted on 10/19/2008 1:22:23 PM PDT by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Sexy Conservative!!! future moose killer!!!)
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To: brwnsuga

If we lose the election, we might want spider holes, bunkers, and — you name it. Me? I’ll just hide under the bed.


8 posted on 10/19/2008 1:25:14 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Han Solo -- "It just wont matter? Turn that droid off. Never tell me the odds!")
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To: centurion316

Let’s win this election. Two weeks left.


9 posted on 10/19/2008 1:28:09 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Han Solo -- "It just wont matter? Turn that droid off. Never tell me the odds!")
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To: brwnsuga
Don't feel alone, my 22 year old stepdaughter is in collage and studying “ Green Building”. Needless to say, we don't talk politics. I keep praying she'll grow up one day.
10 posted on 10/19/2008 1:29:16 PM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March

Buy more ammo while you can.


11 posted on 10/19/2008 1:32:14 PM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: ladyvet

Well, nothing wrong with being a good steward to the Earth that G-d called Adam to be. Our girls will be fine, I think.


12 posted on 10/19/2008 1:33:38 PM PDT by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Sexy Conservative!!! future moose killer!!!)
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To: thestob

for later


13 posted on 10/19/2008 1:35:22 PM PDT by thestob (Vote or P. Diddy will kill you)
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To: doug from upland

Hey, I’ve been wanting one but have been claiming it would be a tornado shelter.


14 posted on 10/19/2008 1:36:06 PM PDT by itsthejourney (1 of every 10 people you pass in the mall is here illegally)
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To: doug from upland
Hi Doug.

If Obama wins, and he clearly stole the election, I will begin preparing. I will stock up on what needs to be gathered, and I will make associations with those of like mind. I will wait and see the nation's response to full-fledged socialist rule. If they progress to Chavez-style, and look ready to make it permanent by suppressing opposition, I will become defiant and work to reverse socialism by whatever means are available.

If he wins and he doesn't cheat, I will work on the political process, but keep an eye out for repression. I don't mind losing a fair fight, so long as we still have a chance to convince our fellow citizens that we have made a terrible mistake. I think they would wake up from their stupor and realize that about a month into an Obama presidency. But that's the point when the thugocracy swings into action, attacking the dissenters, propagandizing with the MSM, shutting down talk radio, sending the FBI after internet posters, until people are afraid to do anything. We have to be ready before that happens.

We are really close to losing our Republic and our Freedom. We can "hope" that Obama is just a naive socialist, a Carter. But I think the reality will prove more sinister, and that we will find he has no respect for this country's people, it's traditions, culture or freedom, and that his main goal is to impose his will, and remake America into a socialist, weak and submissive nation.

Even better would be if McCain can pull this out. We'll find out in a few weeks.

15 posted on 10/19/2008 1:44:08 PM PDT by Defiant (Obama lies over the ocean,Obama lies over the sea,Obama lies over the ocean.Obama bin Lyin' to me.)
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To: brwnsuga
If she finds out she can build a bunker she’ll probably ask her Dad to rent a backhoe.

If she does aske her Dad to rent a backhoe, tell her that a secret bunker does not involve records with the rental place and buy her a shovel and pick.

16 posted on 10/19/2008 1:49:50 PM PDT by magslinger (I am Joe.)
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To: doug from upland

I personally think one should select several guns for home defense - those that are registered and those that don’t exist.


17 posted on 10/19/2008 1:50:50 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: brwnsuga

You have a very smart daughter. Personally, I plan on meeting as many survivalists as I can in person, to gauge if they are balanced or off-the-scale wacko. I think we will all need some sort of “quiet” network if Obama wins. I really believe this.


18 posted on 10/19/2008 1:52:10 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: doug from upland

Just about the only real saving grace will be that the rank and file US Armed Forces will not move in lockstep with the Obamaites.


19 posted on 10/19/2008 1:57:29 PM PDT by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: ladyvet

What is the best 12 ga. anti-personnel out to 100 feet? 00 buckshot was recommended in close proximity to nearby houses. I don’t have any houses closer than 200 feet.


20 posted on 10/19/2008 2:00:30 PM PDT by TNoldman
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To: doug from upland
" Perhaps it was watching too many reruns of Stollag 17..."

But not enough to know how to spell "Stalag".
21 posted on 10/19/2008 2:00:53 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: Thumper1960

You have hit the nail on the head. My wife said she was worried about Obama being President and taking over gestapo style. I asked about her friends who have husbands, brothers, sisters in the military and who they would be supporting. The overwhelming answer was McCain. Here on FreeRepublic we give so much praise to our military, but somehow think these good, brave, mostly Conservative men and women will suddenly turn on us? I have more faith than that.


22 posted on 10/19/2008 2:02:34 PM PDT by Maverick68 (w)
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To: Thumper1960

I don`t look for Noboma to keep funding the military same level as today

Not to mention the “don`t ask don`t tell”


23 posted on 10/19/2008 2:04:14 PM PDT by Harold Shea (RVN `70 - `71)
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To: brwnsuga

I had a strong interest in all things pioneer and wilderness at that age, too. There was a book I loved called “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean George about a boy who ran away and lived out in the wilderness on his own, in a tree hollowed out by lightning. And I loved the “Foxfire” book series...especially the first one. It was all these interviews with elderly folk up in the Appalachian Mts., and their old ways of living and folk remedies. Really fascinating. The type in Country Living is so small, but it has everything from A-Z.


24 posted on 10/19/2008 2:06:55 PM PDT by Sisku Hanne (The day begins and ends in Alaska.)
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To: Harold Shea

BHO would do well to abandon any visions of his Marxist paradise. To attempt an implementation would be a catastrophic miscalculation on his part and subject his sycophants to a very grim and dark future.


25 posted on 10/19/2008 2:07:07 PM PDT by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: centurion316
Two things that definately do not go together:
1. Building a TOP SECRET Bunker in your Basement
2. Posting plans, photos, and instructions of same on the Internet.

I was wondering if anyone else would see that illogic. :)

26 posted on 10/19/2008 2:08:03 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (I will support and defend the Constitution of the USA, against all enemies, foreign and domestic.)
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To: itsthejourney

bump


27 posted on 10/19/2008 2:08:36 PM PDT by Chickensoup ('08 VOTING for the SUPREME COURT that will be BEST for my FAMILY and voting for SARAH PALIN!!!)
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To: brwnsuga
She is almost too interested in survivalist crap and learning to live off the land.,

Get her a couple of foxfire books and you'll be the mom of the century.

28 posted on 10/19/2008 2:08:53 PM PDT by bad company (How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization)
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To: doug from upland

I live too much in the suburbs and my house has no basement and is 36 years old. We are, however, looking at “hiding places in the mountains” and starting a gun collection.


29 posted on 10/19/2008 2:14:17 PM PDT by conservative cat (I am voting for Sarah and against Obama.)
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To: brwnsuga

Always remember, a bunker without a berm is worthless,
and concertina wire, lots of wire.

Maybe she would find “Living off the land in the city or Country” by Ragnar Benson an interesting read.

I have hopes for my niece, the total urban girl,
she has just started dateing someone who is into camping.
They were supposed to go last weekend on her first camping
trip, I haven’t gotten the after action report but hope
it went ok.

My mom was a city girl unfortunately when my dad took her down to the country to meet his folks he took her fishing
at the pond, she looked real cute in her white shorts but
he forgot to tell her not to sit in the poison oak...
she hates the country to this day. Hope my niece gets off
to a better start.


30 posted on 10/19/2008 2:16:06 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: brwnsuga

Here is a stocking stuffer that everyone should read. It is from the daily life of a boy in 1805.

Diary of an Early American Boy: Noah Blake 1805 (Dover Books on Americana) (Paperback)

http://www.amazon.com/Diary-Early-American-Boy-Americana/dp/0486436667/ref=cm_cr_pr_pb_i/002-3291733-1919262


31 posted on 10/19/2008 3:06:59 PM PDT by ansel12 ( When a conservative pundit mocks Wasilla, he's mocking conservatism as it's actually lived.)
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To: centurion316
Two things that definitely do not go together:

1. Building a TOP SECRET Bunker in your Basement

2. Posting plans, photos, and instructions of same on the Internet.

Yes, but in the mind of the typical survivalist, paranoia and ego are constantly struggling for the upper hand. ;)

32 posted on 10/19/2008 3:11:35 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. 'Supernatural' is a null word." -- Robert Heinlein)
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To: itsthejourney
Hey, I’ve been wanting one but have been claiming it would be a tornado shelter.

I guess that is an advantage that we in Tornado Alley have. People will just think we're cautious, not kooks. ;-)

33 posted on 10/19/2008 3:56:59 PM PDT by CommerceComet
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To: doug from upland
"If you're OCD you know exactly what I am speaking about."

Arrrgggggh! Acronym overload!

...obsessive-compulsive disorder, original comedy/drama, offshore and coastal dispersion, osteochondritis dissecans, osteochondrosis dissecans, obscure character of the day, octavian country day, occupational cerviobrachial disorder, one cool dude?

Anyway, building a bunker is fine with me, but that kind of project is not allowed by many counties and homeowners' associations on the Rockies. One needs to be wealthy enough to hire a lawyer preceding that kind of project.


34 posted on 10/19/2008 4:06:17 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96)
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To: TNoldman

#00, low-recoil buckshot. The Fiocchi is best for the price, as far as I know. But #1 buck works better and is a little safer for the neighbors, if you can handle the recoil. ...and still need to be able to hit the targets every time while making sure that the back-range is clear.


35 posted on 10/19/2008 4:10:21 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96)
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To: TNoldman

00 buck ...three inch mag. Do not aim at that house! :^)


36 posted on 10/19/2008 4:12:17 PM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: doug from upland

Intersting. To bad I don’t own any type of properity.


37 posted on 10/19/2008 4:14:52 PM PDT by Toki
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To: 4buttons

Hey, I didn’t write it.


38 posted on 10/19/2008 4:15:33 PM PDT by doug from upland (8 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: centurion316

Indeed, perhaps the author has a good sense of humor.


39 posted on 10/19/2008 4:17:06 PM PDT by doug from upland (8 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: conservative cat

“hiding places in the mountains”
\
Nothing for you there. Stay away.


40 posted on 10/19/2008 4:21:35 PM PDT by misanthrope (Liberals just plain suck!!)
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To: doug from upland

Building a bunker is only a temporary solution. sooner or later the jack boots will find you just like the army found Saddam Hussein. I live on a boat in a place far far away. I am mobile, and can sustain myself without visits to the supermarket. I make, or trap my own water, catch fish, and have a store of non perishable grains, beans, pasta, and canned food. I figure that if all hell breaks loose, I will survive.


41 posted on 10/19/2008 4:40:25 PM PDT by capn dino (are the good times really over for good? Merle Haggard.)
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To: brwnsuga
I have heard it said that if everything fell apart, it would be War for Independence and Civil War re-enactors who would survive best. Perhaps your daughter would enjoy being involved with one of these groups. On the Yankee side, of course. ; )
42 posted on 10/19/2008 5:15:02 PM PDT by Excellence (Why do scoundrels like Ayers gravitate to public education when Plan A fails?)
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To: doug from upland

My daughter almost bought a house with a bunker a year ago, and lost it to a higher offer. Well, it used to be a bunker. Back in the 50’s, the neighbors on the block helped the then-homeowner build a large bomb shelter-type room under his home. When my daughter looked at it, it had changed hands several times, and the bunker had been converted to a very cool home theater, carpeted from head to toe, with a giant tv and those huge, comfortable theater chairs sprinkled about.

There was no claustophobia feeling whatsoever, the ceiling was quite high and the room was large. I’ll bet there are many homes from that era with those types of rooms.


43 posted on 10/19/2008 5:25:59 PM PDT by Mjaye
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To: Mjaye
Yikes, claustophobia = claustrophobia
44 posted on 10/19/2008 5:28:25 PM PDT by Mjaye
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To: Sisku Hanne

I think she has checked at least 3 or 4 volume of the “Foxfire” series. She has alot of books with titles like “Civil War” recipes. She likes to knit and wants to learn how to quilt. We all appreciate her uniqueness.


45 posted on 10/19/2008 6:35:22 PM PDT by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Sexy Conservative!!! future moose killer!!!)
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To: Excellence

My daughter works at a historical house and museum and we have alot of contact with Civil War buffs and historians. This kid has her own hoops. Its Confederates down where we live and so far they have proven to be lovely people. They really like her, she is well spoken, curious, intelligent kid. Just a bit wacky with all the knitting and antique loving and stuff. If I wasn’t present at her birth, I might think she was some other woman’s child.


46 posted on 10/19/2008 6:43:19 PM PDT by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Sexy Conservative!!! future moose killer!!!)
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To: tet68
Always remember, a bunker without a berm is worthless,
and concertina wire, lots of wire.


Now if I can just perfect those home-made claymores.
(yes, I am just being facetious...for now...)
47 posted on 10/19/2008 6:44:09 PM PDT by VOA
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To: capn dino

“I live on a boat in a place far far away.”

Except if we go to war so does the rest of the world. Thanks for knowing you’ll be there to give a hand and defend this nation from domestic enemies instead of chickening out and fleeing.

P.S. The Navy has surface surveillance systems that can and will spot your boat and ensure you are not lending a hand to the “enemy.”


48 posted on 10/19/2008 6:49:26 PM PDT by CodeToad
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To: brwnsuga

My 15 yr old granddaughter was just telling me that it was good that we are farmers and know how to grow anything that we need to eat and that we can hunt. I won’t let her read this because we do have a backhoe.


49 posted on 10/19/2008 6:50:54 PM PDT by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: bad company

If anyone has any idea about lining off the grid or living without power this place has tons of stuff and a lot of neat stuff their main customer base is Amish type groups enjoy.

http://www.lehmans.com/jump.jsp?itemType=CATEGORY&itemID=669&iMainCat=669&iSubCat=669


50 posted on 10/19/2008 7:04:48 PM PDT by mouser (run the rats out its the only hope we have)
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