Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Discuss survival and preparedness strategies. What will you do when the zombies come to get us?

Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby ShortMan » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:19:26

http://i.imgur.com/i3pVp.jpg

Makes sense I suppose. You get a little more space than if you just camped in the car.


Active, Reserve or Veteran of the United States Navy  
User avatar
ShortMan
Sharp Shooter
Sharp Shooter
 
Posts: 298
Joined: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 10:16:19
Location: PW County
First Name: Short

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby OakRidgeStars » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 13:25:14

Don't forget your camo netting

Image


OakRidgeStars
VGOF Gold Supporter
VGOF Gold Supporter
 
Posts: 14109
Joined: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 10:13:20
First Name: ORS

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby mamabearCali » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:22:13

Yeah....after week of rain I am pretty sure this would be a death trio in a rain storm

[ Post made via Mobile Device ] Image
"I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend."


User avatar
mamabearCali
VGOF Bronze Supporter
VGOF Bronze Supporter
 
Posts: 2753
Joined: Thu, 19 May 2011 16:08:25
First Name: Christie

My Arsenal:
Glock 36

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby mamabearCali » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:22:55

A death trap....not trio

[ Post made via Mobile Device ] Image
"I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend."


User avatar
mamabearCali
VGOF Bronze Supporter
VGOF Bronze Supporter
 
Posts: 2753
Joined: Thu, 19 May 2011 16:08:25
First Name: Christie

My Arsenal:
Glock 36

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby WRW » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:34:26

After three to five weeks, the latrine would be a health hazard...where was that located, anyway?

[ Post made via Mobile Device ] Image


User avatar
WRW
VGOF Platinum Supporter
VGOF Platinum Supporter
 
Posts: 2533
Joined: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 09:21:31
Location: 11 miles from Thornburg
First Name: Bill

My Arsenal:
Daisy Legacy .22

Next Firearm:
9mm maybe

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby Purdune » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:24:32

Water is much better for radiation protection.


National Rifle Association (NRA) Member   Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) Member  
User avatar
Purdune
VGOF Gold Supporter
VGOF Gold Supporter
 
Posts: 170
Joined: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 00:37:26
First Name: Joseph

My Arsenal:
I'm sorry can you restate the question please?

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby WRW » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:28:47

Purdune wrote:Water is much better for radiation protection.


I think alpha radiation is what this was designed for.

[ Post made via Mobile Device ] Image


User avatar
WRW
VGOF Platinum Supporter
VGOF Platinum Supporter
 
Posts: 2533
Joined: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 09:21:31
Location: 11 miles from Thornburg
First Name: Bill

My Arsenal:
Daisy Legacy .22

Next Firearm:
9mm maybe

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby GeneFrenkle » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 09:29:35

WRW wrote:
Purdune wrote:Water is much better for radiation protection.


I think alpha radiation is what this was designed for.

[ Post made via Mobile Device ] Image


skin is effective for alpha.

[ Post made via Mobile Device ] Image
And if Bruce Dickinson wants more cowbell, we should probably give him more cowbell!


User avatar
GeneFrenkle
Sharp Shooter
Sharp Shooter
 
Posts: 1739
Joined: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 19:19:07

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby WRW » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 13:06:00

Unfortunately, internal membranes are not.

[ Post made via Mobile Device ] Image


User avatar
WRW
VGOF Platinum Supporter
VGOF Platinum Supporter
 
Posts: 2533
Joined: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 09:21:31
Location: 11 miles from Thornburg
First Name: Bill

My Arsenal:
Daisy Legacy .22

Next Firearm:
9mm maybe

Re: Any of you guys ever do the car trench?

Postby vt800c » Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:45:48

In the drawings, the car looks like about a '64 Lincoln. and I'm guessing thats about when these were written. Personnally, I'll take it as a 'pass'
The day they outlaw firearms is the day I become a criminal.


Active, Reserve or Veteran of the United States Air Force  
User avatar
vt800c
Marksman
Marksman
 
Posts: 90
Joined: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 16:15:11
Location: Springfield, VA
First Name: Tom

My Arsenal:
Ruger Single 6 .22 Magnum
Jimenez JA.22
NAA 'The Earl' combo pack
Chiappa 1911-22
S&W M&P 15-22p
Davis Indistries .32 chrome

Next Firearm:
AR-15 or a tricked out 10-22



Return to Survival and Emergency Preparedness (SHTF)

Who is online

Registered users: Google [Bot]

cron
Please Support
Our Sponsors