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Old 09-13-2016, 04:32 PM
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I see the commercial all the time; "You may not be a prepare now, but you will be".

So here's my question. Let's just say you know someone with a generous supply of ammo. Everything looks good for a "zombie apocalypse" if you need to protect your home

But what if you need to "bug out" for higher ground or to a safer place? How do you get all your ammo from one place to another?
Do you load you family down with backpacks? What is your plan?
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Good question. I guess you need to buy double the ammo so that your "bug out" location is already stocked. There used to be a show on TV about preppers. I think most of those people have mental problems though. I think they would be disappointed to live a long, healthy life that skipped over a complete breakdown of society.
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the biggest mistake preppers make is telling people that they are preppers.
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My buddy is a full on over the top prepper. Marine, bounty hunter, educated and seems well grounded...

He owns 80 acres in the mountains, has water, farm, structures built from connex boxes welded together, enough ammo for a small army.

He's ready for just about anything.

If he can get there. 5 hours thru 3 cities, then limited mountain roads for the last 80 miles... All good if he can actually get there.
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Never considered myself a prepper. Well, until components left the shelves in '08.
Now, I keep about 20k primers and 100 lbs of powder on hand to feed my shooting habit through droughts.
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I keep a lot of beer and liquor on hand. Does that count?
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Originally Posted by kenergy View Post
I keep a lot of beer and liquor on hand. Does that count?
No viable seed stash?
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Why wouldn't you just load it into you M1A1 Abrams and head for the hills? Thats what I'm going to do ;-)
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Originally Posted by bugnut View Post
the biggest mistake preppers make is telling people that they are preppers.
^ This

Good question. I guess you need to buy double the ammo so that your "bug out" location is already stocked. There used to be a show on TV about preppers. I think most of those people have mental problems though. I think they would be disappointed to live a long, healthy life that skipped over a complete breakdown of society.
^ and this.

The Admiral used to wonder about me and 'stuff' I buy. Then the earthquake in Haiti. She understands now.

I had to stop reading some of the survivor and prepper websites I am a member of. Some of them are WAY too far out there for me. And, some of the gun sites I belong to specifically ban any references to TEOTWAWKI.

When I die, my kids are going to say WHAT THE HELL WAS HE THINKING with all this crap.

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^ This



^ and this.

The Admiral used to wonder about me and 'stuff' I buy. Then the earthquake in Haiti. She understands now.

I had to stop reading some of the survivor and prepper websites I am a member of. Some of them are WAY too far out there for me. And, some of the gun sites I belong to specifically ban any references to TEOTWAWKI.

When I die, my kids are going to say WHAT THE HELL WAS HE THINKING with all this carp.
I do believe we have another firing line, or, high road member present
The acronym gave it away.
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I have some loose ammo around the house but most of mine are in ammo cans and a few wooden mortar boxes I got from the surplus store. We also buried 15000 rounds at my deer camp in a old fridge we sprayed inside and out with spray foam then rhino liner then welded shut. All I gotta do is make it to deer camp and we have a plan.
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Actually, we are in a good location. Shallow well for plenty of water, within 2 blocks of a salt-water canal for fishing, and we always have plenty of stuff-hurricane country ya know...and the house is constructed with filled concrete blocks.
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Originally Posted by 5th Tuition View Post
I see the commercial all the time; "You may not be a prepare now, but you will be".

So here's my question. Let's just say you know someone with a generous supply of ammo. Everything looks good for a "zombie apocalypse" if you need to protect your home

But what if you need to "bug out" for higher ground or to a safer place? How do you get all your ammo from one place to another?
Do you load you family down with backpacks? What is your plan?
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I bought me a mule for this purpose
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I bought me a mule for this purpose
Must be loaded with drugs for mexico.
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Originally Posted by Jason75979 View Post
I do believe we have another firing line, or, high road member present
The acronym gave it away.
I don't know WHAT you talkin 'bout man.
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Oh, my mistake
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Why not just live somewhere that you'd "bug out" to in the first place?

Why not live in the safe place the whole time?

Population centers are for suckers.
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Id take it in my plane. Dont need roads.
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Bug out to unaffected location.

A realistic amount of ammo, water, food and fuel.


It is all a balance. It is funny when you meet a prepper who is 400lbs who can't walk up a flight of stair but is worried about the end of the world. Be realistic about threats that you are facing.

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