Survival Guy


About Survival Guy

Professional History: Electronics, Nuclear Power, Electrical Engineering Starting in wilderness survival, eventually led me to integrating it with Urban Survival.



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Because I have learned things the hard way, I pay more attention to my vehicles now.  Don’t make the mistakes that I made.  Smart preppers learn from their mistakes, but WISE preppers learn from others’ mistakes. To keep your vehicle in top notch condition, follow the list of basic preventive maintenance. Check Fluids Change Intake […]

8 Super Reliable Bug Out Vehicle (BOV) Maintenance Tips



Different Types of Bug-Out Vehicles (BOVs) Have Different Advantages There are many other preparedness items that you should look at before changing your Bug-Out Vehicle (BOV), but if you are going to anyways, let’s discuss the different types of vehicles that are great Bug-Out capable machines.  There are always options, such as Four-Wheel Drive, that […]

126: BOV Types and Advantages – The Prepper Podcast


Don’t be that poor sap, with a blown up motor on your truck in the middle of an ice storm.  Your vehicle could meet every single that makes it the most awesome Bug-Out Vehicle (BOV) ever.  But if it isn’t reliable, all you have is a jacked-up, all-terrain, 4-wheel drive, over-sized PIECE OF CRAP. Three […]

4 Amazing Tips for Purchasing a Great Bug Out Vehicle ...



How far can your Bug-Out Vehicle (BOV) go on the fuel you have on-hand?  You need to get the maximum mileage possible so you can get further away. A disaster could leave you going the “route less traveled” and you may not find a gas station.  If you do finally find one, you shouldn’t be […]

6 Ways to Store Extra Fuel for Long-Range Bug Outs


Military Tactical Maneuvers: Individual Movement Techniques (IMTs) In a tactical situation you will: Approach an opposing force Be approached by an opposing force When these situations occur, you have two choices: Decide to move Sit still You will have next to no time to decide… What do you do? So when practicing, you will create […]

125: Individual Movement Techniques – The Prepper Podcast



Military Tactical Maneuvers: Individual Movement Techniques (IMTs) In a tactical situation you will: Approach an opposing force Be approached by an opposing force When these situations occur, you have two choices: Decide to move Sit still You will have next to no time to decide… What do you do? So when practicing, you will create […]

125: Individual Movement Techniques – The Prepper Podcast


Your Bug-Out Vehicle (BOV) should have enough room to carry every person in your party as well as their gear.  Think of a simple family of 6… two adults and four children.  You will need enough seating for everyone. Choose a Bug-Out Vehicle (BOV) that Can Hold Your Family Do you use two vehicles or […]

2 Simple, Commonly Overlooked Storage Needs in Every Bug Out ...



bug out vehicle
Your vehicle is not perfect.  It may be perfect for something, but not for EVERYTHING.  If you have an imperfect vehicle for bugging out, that doesn’t mean it won’t work.  It just means that you have to pay attention to what it can and CAN’T do. The other day I saw a guy in a […]

How to Use Your Vehicle as an Amazing Bug Out ...


Let’s get started… Ballistics, Cartridge, & Ammunition Components P1: Case The Components of a Cartridge Called a cartridge, not bullet. Cartridge is entire thing Bullet is the projectile Case is what is left over after it is shot. I don’t really care, and mess it up myself Learn the proper names, because it makes research easier. Again, […]

124: Ammo Components – The Prepper Podcast