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How To Make A Solar Water Distiller

How To Make A Solar Water Distiller Learn how to make a solar water distiller and have clean drinking water in an emergency situation. Imagine you have a flood and your water treatment facility closes. Your stores will quickly run out of water or charge you extreme amounts of money. You will need an alternative …

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How to Make a Solar-Powered Battery Charger

How to Make a Solar-Powered Battery Charger A recent group of storms blew through my area and left us, along with millions of other people and many of the businesses in my town, without power for several days. I was incredibly grateful for a handcrank/solar-powered radio that I’ve had for years. It keep me abreast of …

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Solar Powered Fridge, Freezer 30w Off Grid Refrigeration

Solar Powered Fridge, Freezer 30w Off Grid Refrigeration Don’t worry about your food getting ruined again with this low powered solar fridge / freezer! Get the Fridge here. The average power use is 30 watts! (740 watts a day) and it can be run on a single solar panel (and 2 batteries)!. The Kenmore ‘Freezer …

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The Ultimate Guide To DIY Off Grid Solar Power

The Ultimate Guide To DIY Off Grid Solar Power What would you do if the lights went out…for good? Sure, we don’t need electricity to survive, but how many things have you forgotten how to do without it? What skills did your great-grandparents utilize to live without technology? There are some things that simply cannot …

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22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

22 Awesome Ways To Reuse An Altoids Tin There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely. Grandpa’s old motto of “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” still resonates. Great for a bug out bag and shtf situation. I made a small …

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6 Ways to Hack Outdoor Solar Lights for Survival

6 Ways to Hack Outdoor Solar Lights for Survival Solar lights are cheap and VERY east to get a hold of, these can be used or “hacked” as people like to say into loads of different things to be repurposed. You can use them in many ways, other than just making your walkway pretty and cost …

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Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness

Best Batteries for Emergency Preparedness   Batteries are a big part of our lives. If SHTF batteries will be OK for a while but once they started to run out these little power houses of energy could be the down fall. Batteries are actually confusing little things, so many different sizes and types. I found …

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How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power – Great For When SHTF

How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power – Great For When SHTF This can purify water, instantly start a fire, melt metal, cook food and even melt concrete…..This can melt a padlock if you needed to get in somewhere too … just saying. This is made from a simple lens called a Fresnel lens… These are commonly found in …

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Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Simple DIY Home Solar Power System If you are thinking about making the leap to solar, this is the time to do it. Financial incentives from the government will make the transition much easier and the cost of solar panels keeps coming down every day. Bottom line: solar is becoming more and more cost effective. …

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Solar Powered Rain Barrel Water Pump

Solar Powered Rain Barrel Water Pump   Disconnect that garden hose from your faucet! We’ve found a much more eco-friendly alternative that harnesses the power of the sun and the gift of rain to store life-giving water for your plants. To get the water to our plants and garden we used to have to fill …

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