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The bug out is a big deal and it goes a long way if you truly need to get out of dodge. However, bugging out on foot should be avoided if it can be.


Having an effective, wheeled, method to get to your bug out location could make all the difference. 

You will get there quicker and you will obviously be a harder target to deal with. 

Have you ever dreamed of one of those extreme bug out vehicles? What about a decommissioned ambulance. There are many benefits here but how on earth do you go about getting an ambulance? 

Government Auctions

While it might seem impossible to get your hands on something like this, it’s well within the realm of possibilities. In fact, the governments both locally and federally auction of things all the time! 

You need to do some work on your end. Seeking out the local auctions or the best auctions is going to require you do a little research on your end. 

However, you could find ambulances or something even cooler at these government auctions. 

Repair and Modification

If you want to save money at the auction be sure that you look for vehicles that need some repairs. These will be cheaper and more available. 

This will also give you a chance to learn about the vehicle as you repair it. These things are very important. It’s just like any other type of gear. You need to understand how it works. 

This also gives you the ability to modify your new BOV. This could be aesthetic or operational. The ambulance presents you with many unique options. Be sure you get to know them all before starting to mod this BOV. 

Not only will an ambulance bug out vehicle be a great BOV it is also a great DIY project. 

Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker

If you can’t afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.

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

Easy Cellar will show you:

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

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