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How to Build Your Own Trailer for Bugging Out (or Pleasure!)

How to Build Your Own Trailer for Bugging Out (or Pleasure!)

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The weather is perfect right now for camping. If you are like me and love camping in a little style, this project is for you. Or, better yet, if you’d like to be prepared for an emergency bug out, you need to learn how to build your own trailer.

Small trailer

Books About How to Build Your Own Trailer

If you do better when you can actually hold a book in your hands, you’ll love these books about how to build your own trailer.

The Handmade Teardrop Trailer: Design & Build a Classic Tiny Camper from ScratchBuild a Tiny Camper from ScratchThe Handmade Teardrop Trailer: Design & Build a Classic Tiny Camper from Scratch15' Teardrop Camper Trailer - Plans DIY Tear Drop Camper RV Build Your Own NEWDIY Tear Drop Camper Plans15' Teardrop Camper Trailer - Plans DIY Tear Drop Camper RV Build Your Own NEWTeardrops and Tiny TrailersTeardrops and Tiny TrailersTeardrops and Tiny Trailers

 

How To Build Your Own Trailer

Trailers can be quite expensive if you get one all decked out. But if you're good with DIY, you can build your own and save a lot of money. Get your kids involved, and you can make it a teachable artivity for the whole family 😉

Using a Trailer to Bug Out

There are a number of different prepper philosophies out there. Some people believe that all the answers exist out in the rural parts of the nation. Others believe it’s only safe to go underground and into a bunker.

Also, there are those that are looking to bug out and those might be concerned with bugging out by vehicle. Do you have any idea what a bug out vehicle might look like? What about a bug out location on wheels?

Maybe preppers are looking for a mobile housing option that you can create in DIY fashion, on your own!  I love that I can check out how others build their own trailer: it helps me get inspired and motivated.

Bug Out Trailers

The bug out is a means to get away from serious threats that are imminent. We should not rush to bug out but if we have a well-oiled plan and a location, it will serve you to put distance between you and the desperate masses.

However, bugging out is not going to be easy. We are a fat nation, a sick nation and a nation that spends lots of time sitting and scrolling. Rucking is very different. People will be looking for BOV or bug out vehicle (“BOV”) options.

It’s a good move.

Diy Trailers You Can Use as a Bug Out Vehicle

If the highways are not clogged, having a vehicle to deal with this task will make all the difference. I hope the ideas I shared about building your own trailer will help you out.

How to build your own trailer



Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker

root cellar that can be used as a bunker

Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.

If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.

Easy Cellar will show you:

  • How to choose the ideal site
  • Cost-effective building methods
  • How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
  • How to conceal your bunker
  • Affordable basic life support options

Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.

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