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What's is your bug out bag?
11-25-12

Posted on 11/25/2012 3:37:35 PM PST by Indy Pendance

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To: Mich Patriot

We are bugging IN. We bought this property for that very reason.


101 posted on 11/25/2012 5:56:51 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Indy Pendance

“I used to work in the interior of Mexico a lot. There is a lot of truth in your statement. Mexico isn’t just the border.”

I know;) Who needs to bring anything, just money. Course there is the problem of the cartels...


102 posted on 11/25/2012 5:57:24 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Roccus
Post 18.

"If" the SHTF, and city folks flee, perhaps your best bet is to stay put."

Reading is fundamental.

103 posted on 11/25/2012 6:00:53 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: Beowulf9

And the government rules about not being a citizen, But, will it be any worse than here? San Miguel is home to the expats. And beautiful.....those purple flowering trees are awesome.


104 posted on 11/25/2012 6:04:48 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: Indy Pendance
As for your brother’s farm, map out an alternative route, just in case. County roads, off the beaten path, avoid the interstate, etc.

Yes it is.

105 posted on 11/25/2012 6:08:16 PM PST by Roccus
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To: Indy Pendance

“I used to work in the interior of Mexico a lot. There is a lot of truth in your statement. Mexico isn’t just the border.”

I know;) Who needs to bring anything, just money. Course there is the problem of the cartels...


106 posted on 11/25/2012 6:09:11 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Indy Pendance
I plan to stay put BUT....something could happen while I am away and I would need the stuff in my BOB to get home.

Comfortable walking shoes, socks, water, a couple of energy bars, hat, jacket and such will make the hike home a little easier.

107 posted on 11/25/2012 6:10:48 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (Fate plays chess and you don't find out until too late that he's been using two queens all along)
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To: Beowulf9

The cartels hang out mostly on our border, the interior, not so much. That’s where the gravy train is, our borders. We do nothing to stop them.


108 posted on 11/25/2012 6:15:54 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

If you have any kind of commute, it is vital you have a bob in your car, especially in the northern climates.


109 posted on 11/25/2012 6:17:58 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: nascarnation
i am with you...!!! 8^)
110 posted on 11/25/2012 6:21:47 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Nice call! Henry’s Survival Rifle, AR-7, is a nice, compact (16 inch long when stored?) .22 cal with 16 rounds of ammo - for those who don’t know. The price is just over $200, and it’s environment-proof. Everyone should have one or two.


111 posted on 11/25/2012 6:23:38 PM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Indy Pendance

Bugging Out or bugging in is a matter of circumstance. In a financial meltdown, one who preps should bug in and guard their supplies with a dedicated group of neighbors. A financial meltdown cannot be run from as it affects everyone. Also gun confiscation seems to demand bugging in. Come and get it, etc. However some situations can only be bug out...a nuclear blast at a city west of you, where a large cloud of radiation approaches in the wind. Occupation of the US homeland by UN forces and martial law seems to call for bugging out to the nearest alternate country, whether Canada or Mexico. No-one can know what they will do until it happens, whatever “it” is. Best to prepare at home, but have the ability to get out fast. Carry on.


112 posted on 11/25/2012 6:28:12 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: outofsalt

I read a book back in the 70’s about a 16 year old kid who sailed the globe.

http://www.bluemoment.com/dove.html

Check it out. It made an impression on me some 35+ years later.


113 posted on 11/25/2012 6:32:27 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: Sarajevo

The Ozarks are full of rocks yet most everyone has a root celler; the rocks thus excavated went into making the footings for house and barn. Of course, most of them were dug by men with picks back when Americans used to do that stuff. ;-)


114 posted on 11/25/2012 6:37:44 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Indy Pendance

Here’s a hint for cold weather: an empty coffe can and a fat candle make a great little heater.


115 posted on 11/25/2012 6:59:12 PM PST by abclily
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To: Indy Pendance; DustyMoment

I live in a semi desert climate, but still in the city, my vehicle pack includes a .22 pistol, food, water, sleeping bag, the usual, but I also keep a Gustbuster SunBLOK umbrella.

Mine is based on walking uphill for 25 miles to get home, and taking 2 days to do it, and it being over a 100 degrees during the walk, the SunBLOK umbrella is designed for blocking sun, and of course rain also, it has a silvery shield as the canopy, and a black underside, to stop reflection of light.

I also carry paracord and the durable, double sided space survival blankets with a reflective side, to put over the roof of the car for a possible day long freeway jam, those happen occasionally in So. California.


116 posted on 11/25/2012 7:05:33 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischers successful run in Nebraska)
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To: Beowulf9

Would love to hear some thoughts about what kind of legal tender will be the most useful. I’m thinking gold or silver, but how to denominate it so that it’s spendable for small items. Then, where to put it, somewhere outside, buried?


117 posted on 11/25/2012 7:06:38 PM PST by bayareablues
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To: Indy Pendance

I have maxpedition bags in every car, the home, office, etc ready to go.


118 posted on 11/25/2012 7:16:51 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Roccus

Our local neighborhood un-welcoming committee won’t take kindly to strangers.


119 posted on 11/25/2012 7:33:02 PM PST by Noumenon (As long as you have a rifle, you STILL have a vote.)
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To: prairiebreeze

marker


120 posted on 11/25/2012 7:37:48 PM PST by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Indy Pendance

One thing most people forget is toilet paper. Bring a few rolls.


121 posted on 11/25/2012 7:44:05 PM PST by DNME (It's never over. Never.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Care to elaborate more? Which bag did you choose, and what do you have in them?


122 posted on 11/25/2012 8:30:56 PM PST by servantoftheservant
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To: Alaska Wolf

Well done.


123 posted on 11/25/2012 8:57:52 PM PST by des
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To: ez

**No-one can know what they will do until it happens, whatever “it” is.**

Exactly. Prepping is a good idea, but don’t tell anyone that you are. TELL..NO....ONE.

As far as martial law goes, if you don’t respond to ‘roll call’, they will hunt you down, since you’re obviously an ‘enemy’ of the state.

I don’t doubt that the nu wurld ordur bunch has plenty of strategeries for dealing with ‘renegades’. There are likely people that spent most of their day working to bring their global plan to fruition, along with the tactics to arrest the uncooperative slaves.


124 posted on 11/25/2012 9:36:03 PM PST by Zuriel (Acts 2:38,39....nearly 2,000 years and still working today!)
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To: Indy Pendance

Think about being stranded in your car and without regular communication, and needing to hike to wherever. A roll of extra wide masking tape and a permanent marker in your car will let you leave a note that won’t blow away or get washed out right away. Just write on the the tape itself with the permanent marker and then attach the tape to a surface.


125 posted on 11/25/2012 9:45:01 PM PST by Anima Mundi (Envy is just passive, lazy greed.)
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To: Indy Pendance

We are staying put, since we do our own power normally, also
we have a well, put in a large garden every spring, we can and freeze food (probably not enough). We need to put diesel in a 50gal. drum as well as a 50gal. drum of unleaded for our generator. We live in a steel stud house
with a metal roof and fireproof siding. I need to get more ammo for my pistols and I plan to buy a rifle. I feel that we are fairly well prepared.


126 posted on 11/25/2012 9:56:50 PM PST by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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To: Indy Pendance

I know we all have flashlights in our survival kit, but do you have the right kind?
I recently bought a double AA-cell LED light from Maglite. Last week I was using it to find something in my basement and when I was done, I forgot about it and left it where I last used it in the ON position. When I was down there again 3 days later, it was still bright enough to read by. That’s 72 hours of continuous use. I’ve never had a normal flashlight run 3 days continuous before.


127 posted on 11/26/2012 5:29:01 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Children, pets, and slaves get taken care of. Free Men take care of themselves.)
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To: piasa

I don’t know the exact deal with basements in the Hill Country. When I built my house, I was told it was due to some instability of the caliche soil. Since no one else in the area has them, I figured it was an intel indicator to forgo building one myself.


128 posted on 11/26/2012 2:09:37 PM PST by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: servantboy777

“>>Are you hooked up with like minded people in your neighborhood?<<

Montgomery/Grimes county Texas area....any folks round these parts interested in having lunch?”

Sugar land/Richmond here. Let’s put something together...


129 posted on 11/26/2012 5:04:00 PM PST by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Okay but do you have a head light? You know, you wear it on your head so your hands will be free. We got one at a gun show for 20 bucks. Very handy. One hundred lumens.


130 posted on 11/26/2012 7:54:15 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewis)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Okay but do you have a head light? You know, you wear it on your head so your hands will be free. We got one at a gun show for 20 bucks. Very handy. One hundred lumens.


131 posted on 11/26/2012 7:54:27 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewis)
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To: Hound of the Baskervilles

Actually I do have a head light, but I don’t particularly use it unless I am working on overhead electrical wiring.

Since I live in a desert region, one particularly useful light to have when out and about at night is an LED UV flashlight, because scorpions fluoresce. As does petroleum jelly and urine, if you want to leave otherwise invisible road and path markers.


132 posted on 11/26/2012 8:26:09 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: upcountryhorseman
"freeze food"

You might want to look at a dehydrator. They are perfect for certain foods and store well.

133 posted on 11/28/2012 1:43:51 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: BuffaloJack

Have you tried those shakeable batteries? I’ve been thinking about them.


134 posted on 11/28/2012 1:45:08 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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