Author Archives: czechsix

Regarding the “Myth Of the Bug Out Vehicle”

So a recent article has been filed over at AllOutDoor, it’s here if you want to take a gander at it. The first line of that article is basically an abstract, and it covers what the entire article is about: … Continue reading

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The Unimog S 404….an older article

The Mercedes Benz Unimog By Greg Trent, ©1994 The Mercedes Benz Unimog, in all of its variants, has a long and illustrious history as one of the worlds best light-medium duty rough terrain cargo vehicles. Originally developed as part of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving folks!

We’ve all got things to be thankful for, even if it takes some of us a while to identify them. So here’s to you folks – enjoy your time today!

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Velocipede style transportation, and what’s really important…

Short and simple, It’s the engine, not the machine.  

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Veterans Day 2017

Originally posted on Western Rifle Shooters Association:
God bless them all.

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So the trailer project is semi-complete, and a success…

I’ll add in some pics later today, but I made a four hundred mile run with the trailer, loaded with a Steyr-Puch Haflinger, ramps and what not. Worked out perfectly, towed nicely, hubs ran cool, and the Haffy had zero … Continue reading

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One of those days….

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Time for a trailer project….

This time it’s a Humvee trailer project. I bought one of the flatbed models, an M116A3 flatbed HMMWV trailer at a government auction. Side note – I miss the days of DRMO and even GL. Now that it’s Ironplanet, it’s … Continue reading

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Sadly, Dr. Jerry Pournelle has passed on.

Anyone that’s into self reliance probably has read something, or everything, written by Dr. Pournelle. He passed on Sept. 8, 2017. Dr. Pournelle’s site, Chaos Manor,  is here Chaos Manor, if you’d like to leave a message go to the “Well … Continue reading

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For those of you on the West Coast…Unimog meet coming up at Calico, CA, October 13-15

All sorts of eurotrash vehicles show up to this meet/trail run. From the usual Unimogs, to Pinzgauers, Haflingers, MAN, Tatra and so forth. One never knows what, exactly, will show up. Usually we’ll have some domestic vehicles show up also, … Continue reading

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