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The Floating Bug Out Tent

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The Floating Bug Out Tent

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Yesterday, at FP News, at added a link for a tiny home that can be airlifted into place – wherever needed. I thought about making it a full feature. It’s certainly an eye-opener – check it out. But, at $45,000 and requiring a helicopter … it seems a little far fetched.

So I found something similar that a little more pedestrian and a little more budget-friendly: The Floating Tent! (Original story by Suzy Strutner for the HuffPo – prepper inspiration can come from anywhere).

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This gem is sold in the original as a boon for campers and I’m sure it is. But I see another use – an emergency bug out shelter that floats. This might come in handy if you need to remove yourself to a lake to get away from the hoards. Remember: zombies, vampires, and lazy looters can’t cross water.

 

Or it might just make for camping fun – fish right out of the tent door!

 

And this one is made with fly fishermen in mind. It’s from SmithFy. Order from them HERE. $1,499 gets you a tent on a raft, perfect for fishing on the fly or fly fishing on the … raft. Or bugging out with the knowledge your shelter can get you across a river or lake. And, price wise, I noticed they’re running a sale at the time of my writing.

 

The raft is essentially a 6-inch comfy inflatable mattress. And it has a full tent on top.


You can sleep on the comfort of a water bed far from home. You can do it even on the run – to the retreat or away from trouble. When your done, then pack it up and hike away.

 

And! As I said, it’s a rubber raft with a tent on top. Making your own isn’t (can’t be) impossible or even that hard. And I bet you could craft your own custom model for far less than $1,400. This might make a fun project for the kids – perfect prepper planning involvement. The sky’s the limit. Or, is that the water? Whatever floats your tent.

Perrin​​ ​​Lovett​​​ ​​​writes​​ ​​about​​ ​​freedom,​​ ​​firearms,​​ ​​and​​ ​​cigars​​ ​​(and​​ ​​everything​​ ​​else)​​ ​​at www.perrinlovett.me​​.​​ ​​He​​ ​​is​​ ​​none​​ ​​too​​ ​​fond​​ ​​of​​ ​​government​​ ​​meddling.

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