Sunday, November 6, 2011

Hiding in Plain Sight

With all the protests going on (some with Acorn some not) and the economic barometer is pointing to a triple dip depression shown partly here. It is becoming more evident that, we as preppers, must take great cautions on how to guard our caches.

But how do we do this? How do you hide something that you have worked so hard on. I was pondering the exact same thing when I happened upon this video. It would be so simple to take a closet and cover it with a converted book case. I would, however, caution about using a regular door hinge. There are plenty of concealed hinges on the market now from $30-300 and can be found via Google.

My second thought on this is for anyone who has a few old cars on there property and converting the trunks to a underground storage cache. You could even use one to conceal it to a SHTF bunker à la the movie RED. Most people don't even look at old rusty cars on your property and using them for storage makes sense.

One final thought would to be using existing items in you house. Take the couch put a Velcro backing on it, install a couple of hooks in the back and you have a weapons storage that is very accessible and totally hidden from any guests who walk in. Or even the attic, I mean really how many people go looking in the attic for food or supplies.

So when the horde comes a calling and you take cover remember to hide your storage as well.


8 comments:

  1. mmasse - lots of good ideas here and thanks for sharing the links. we are very lucky to be in a very remote and rural area. and our river, which no one goes out on except for jambaloney, is full of little islands. that no one goes to except jambaloney. i love those islands!

    your friend,
    kymber

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  2. kymber - You are very fortunate to be living where you are. That would be one of my ideal bug out places.

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  3. yer always welcome to come for a visit - and then maybe decide to move here! then perhaps i wouldn't have to watch Master and Commander 3 times a week - i could foist that job off on you - bahahahah!

    your friend,
    kymber

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  4. Great advice...and leave a can of pork and beans on the front porch...might make the horde move on.

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  5. kymber: You could always retrofit a small dingy with a sail and make jam's day :P

    Stephen; Pork and beans might not appease the masses but it might make them stop for a second.

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  6. Pork and beans might make them down right neighborly.

    If nothing else, feed them big bowls of it, and stand by with lots of matches....... Heh!

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  7. I don't know if I would get that close for matches.

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  8. mmasse - have already looked into making a sail for the canoe, lots of options on the internet...

    retrofitting a cannon seems the harder part ;-)

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