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Old 09-19-2014, 10:58 AM   #1
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Article about boondocking safety

Found this in the Truck Camper magazine. Some very good advice!


http://www.truckcampermagazine.com/n...campers-part-1
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Old 09-19-2014, 11:41 AM   #2
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Good reading.
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He makes some interesting points. Of course his concept of what is required to ensure boondocking safety is quite different from mine, and is likely a function of different places, customs, practices, and social circumstances from what we experience around here.
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"15. Don’t talk about or post pictures of your camper and trailer contents on social media or announce your destination or dates of being there."

Well I guess that about wraps it up for the Escape Forum...
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I read the above article and I think the authors point of view is a ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That being said after reading his article I think I will just stay home this weekend and watch TV . Not really but when we do boondock camping we usually go in a group. I think their alot to be said about safety in numbers.
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"15. Don’t talk about or post pictures of your camper and trailer contents on social media or announce your destination or dates of being there."

Well I guess that about wraps it up for the Escape Forum...
Robert,
I had to laugh when I read you post because I was thinking the same thing well reading the above article no more any kinds of camping forums.
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I had to laugh when I read you post because I was thinking the same thing well reading the above article no more any kinds of camping forums.
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Yeah, it can get a little TOO serious sometimes. I like some of his suggestions, but having seen alot of public safety information over the years, I would place the vast majority of it under the category of common sense. Reading these kind of tips, if one were not careful, they could spend all their time worrying about 'did I cross everything off the list', rather than relaxing and enjoying the outdoors. That's the whole point of camping anyway.
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they could spend all their time worrying about 'did I cross everything off the list', rather than relaxing and enjoying the outdoors.
It's enough to worry about the black, grey and battery monitors and if your levels are level and what temp the fridge is at. Don't need more things.
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Part 2 has been posted

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The first part about firearms is too personal and political for my use, but the remainder of the article has some excellent info.
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