When speaking with some of my friends from the 4×4 community, they were rather scathing of my choice of off road vehicle.
I have a 2001 RAV4 4WD as my hunting/general day to day car.
and apparently this isn’t very good in “real off-road” bashing
But, the thing is ..
I already own it.
Its paid off.
its in great condition and has done low mileage.
They are common as dirt and parts are still easy to get and cheap.
Its lighter on fuel than many others.
some down sides
no diff lock, only limited slip EBD/abs
not great ground clearance.
Tyres are more for road then off road as its in use mostly on road
Continue reading Thinking about building some Tracks for my Car
get a Gieger counter NOW …. you can get cheap ones that will do well enough that plug into the audio jack of a cell phone .. and cost under $35.
Decide whether you will bug in and convert a basement room into a bunker, or setup a bug out fall out shelter far from your home either way Continue reading Nuclear War and Pandemic Survival tips
In the case of localised economic disasters
Gold and silver are excellent ways to preserve your purchasing power, when the economy crashes your silver will still be worth something to someone and so even when the Rand slides against the dollar physical precious metals still hold value.
Paper money and coins with a face value can easily lose value when inflation hits and can be devalued by the central banks — silver and gold bars cannot be.
Coins like the Mandela coin are based not on the value of the metal but the value people are prepared to pay for the face value – this is highly inflated.
Continue reading Investing in silver and gold
Scout Oath or Promise
On my honor, I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
To help other people at all times and to obey the Scout Law
A Scout is:
Boy Scout Motto
Reviewing my Get home bag
This evening, I went through my “get home” bag and decided it needed a review