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Episode-745- Prepper Vehicles and Creative Fuel Uses with Tim Glance of Old Grouch Military Surplus

Tim's Personal Prepper Vehicle - A CUCV 1008

Tim Glance is the owner of Old Grouch Military surplus and a veteran of the US Army where he served for 18 years as a Construction Equipment Mechanic, Wheeled Vehicle mechanic, and now as a Warrant Officer Engineer Equipment Repair Technician still serving in the Army Reserve.

In addition Tim is an ASE certified diesel technician and he collects and restores vintage military vehicles as a hobby. He has been helping people investigate alternative fuels and survival vehicles as for several years.

Today he joins us to discuss “prepper vehicles”, creative solutions for alternative fuel options with diesel motors, basic vehicle maintenance, equipping the prepper vehicle and more.

Join Us Today As We Discuss…

  • Why prepper vehicle vs. BOV (bug out vehicle)
  • Five factors to look for in a prepper vehicle
    • Suitability
    • Reliability
    • Ruggedness
    • Maintainability
    • Sustainability
  • Why diesel and what kind makes sense
  • The virtues of the humble and affordable CUCV
  • What parts you should always carry with you
  • Why you should keep good but cheap tools in your vehicle
  • How do you use waste motor oil as fuel
  • What are the advantages of using waste oil as fuel
  • What are the risks of using waste oil as fuel
  • How do you get started learning how to work on your own vehicle
  • The advantages of military vehicles in relation to TMs
  • What is a “Hi Lift” jack and why should you have one

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Episode-392- Listener Feedback 3-5-10

Today we do a show with your questions comments and feedback on subjects like public education,  storage, gardening, the second amendment and more.

Join me today as we discuss…

  • How we could fix our education system overnight with no additional spending
  • Thoughts on high mileage cars and diesel motors
  • What exactly should “arms” mean in the 2nd amendment, would it apply to a cruise missile
  • What’s up with all the buy gold advertising
  • How can you effectively increase storage space in a typical suburban home
  • What’s first paying debt down or basic preps
  • Will the government seize retirement accounts like IRAs and 401Ks
  • What are some good areas of the US with affordable land and libertarian politics
  • What should a left handed right eye dominant shooter do
  • Choosing mulch from suppliers like Home Depot and Lowes, etc.

Additional Resources for Today’s Show

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show. Also remember you can call in your questions and comments to 866-65-THINK and you might hear yourself on the air.

Episode-233- Listener Questions 7-08-09

Today I am broadcasting live from the BOL and will answer questions about I answer questions about water storage and harvesting, storing diesel fuel, raising bees, bugging out, indoor gardening, power outages and more with an upload and posting assist from Starbucks and their awesome wireless hot spots.

As you may already know we were delayed in our return from Arkansas due to a break down.  When I got to the hot spot last night to update everyone and get all my mail there were a ton of new questions.  So not having the time to do any research I decided to do a listener question show today.

I will also fill you in on our break down and what it taught us about common sense preps, a little video we shot and some other tails from the road.

Tune in to hear…

  • Why a AAA Card may be one of the best preps you can have
  • Why a tool kit and mechanical knowledge won’t always get your vehicle moving
  • My thoughts on Bee Keeping and allergy control with “local honey”
  • Storing water in BPA plastic in a truck and preventing negative effects on the water
  • What productive plants can you grow indoors that won’t bring in bugs
  • Are there any issues with using a cave as part of a structure
  • Will refugees stop at the first big forest they come to
  • How do you extend the storage life of diesel fuel
  • How do specialization and division of labor effect survivalists
  • What about using dry ice during an outage to keep the freezer cold
  • What are the proper dimensions and methods for installing swales

Resources for today’s sow

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show.

You also now can call in questions or comments for the host at 866-65-THINK, (866-658-4465) please read the suggestions for calling in before you do for the best chance of getting your comments on the air.