Initially using a shipping container as a shelter may seem like a great idea. After all, it's a very resourceful way to use something, re-purpose it, and use it for a SHTF situation.
Preppers are all for the idea of multi-purposing tools and ordinary everyday items and transforming them into whatever else they need them for.
However, you may want to think twice before turning a shipping container into a bunker for yourself and your family. Why?
It turns out a shipment container may not be as stable as you may think; it is not designed well for bunker purposes. There are other issues that you should be aware of prior to SHTF as well.
On the next page, check out the alarming reasons why a shipping container may not be the best idea for your bug out emergency home.
We promise we're not overly skeptical — there are important things everyone should know!