How We Leave for, and Return from, Vacation

When we take off for a trip, long or short, we do so with an eye on who might be watching. Our methodology includes a few key actions that we believe add to our security, and to that of the home we leave behind.

If we are taking our RV, we don’t bring it home and leave with it on go-day. It might come home a week early, or not at all. If early, it is for a clean up,

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Some BORV Upgrade Recommendations

I was going through some information I collected, and decided I should share with you some electrical options for RVs /BOVs. Battery life is always an issue when dry camping. A generator has its advantages, but it needs fuel, and makes noise. It is necessary when running accessories with big current draws – generally those items requiring 120 volts. The 12 volt system can get by without a generator if it uses efficient lighting, and has a decent recharging system

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Gas Prices Going Up. Now What?

Here’s a link to a AAA gas price site. The Daily Fuel Gauge Report. Prices momentarily topped $5 /gallon in southern California. The trend is up. The L.A. Times wrote in January that….

“Not only are we worrying about the end of the world in 2012 — thanks, Maya calendar makers — but this also may be the year of the gas-pocalypse, analysts warn. That’s because gasoline prices are the highest ever for the start of the year, and they’re

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BORVs - Security and Options

Added a new “page”, under BOV, for RVs. This one deals with on-the-road and camp security. The BORV has some major security concerns. Check out these ideas for minimizing them.

BOL (Bug Out Locations) - How Far Away?

As with just about any question an inquisitive prepper poses, the answer often begins with yet another question. “How far away from what, exactly?” The underlying expectation of most asking this question is an answer that will help them decide how far away from everything, everyone, is safe. Grid down, TEOTWAWKI, ______ collapse, you name it…. the disaster of each person’s dreams is the foundation for their preparations.

“….from what?” Answer that first. In general, a BOL is positioned such

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