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How To Can Beef, Elk, Pork or Venison Cubed and Raw Pack

How To Can Beef, Elk, Pork or Venison Cubed and Raw Pack Canning meat is probably one of the only sure ways that you will have meat if SHTF. Let’s be honest, probably 3/4 of you that read this can’t hunt. Horrible to say and I know we all will try our hardest to acquire …

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DIY Bottom Heat for Seed Starting (or pet bed)

DIY Bottom Heat for Seed Starting Retail bottom heat is expensive – I saw one “kit” at a local garden center that was big enough for 2 flats and was $79 – wow!  You can buy a lot of tomato plants for eighty bucks!  A low cost alternative had to be possible for a dedicated …

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Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights

Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights Don’t throw away another old garden solar panel ever again! Use them and make powerful solar panels to charge your batteries and even get you off the grid. Have you got old solar lights from the garden laying around? I know I have about 10 right …

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DIY Emergency Lights from Solar Yard Lights

DIY Emergency Lights from Solar Yard Lights I love this idea. These little solar lights give off a lot of light, surprisingly. Get the rack from Lowe’s. (It’s an under shelf basket turned upside down.) This way, you can keep them outside and charged up, but they can be brought inside very easily. Even in winter …

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DIY Large Mobile Solar Power System

DIY Large Mobile Solar Power System I have covered a simple portable solar generator many times over the years.. They work great but what if you needed a bigger solar generator and still wanted it mobile enough to take it with you where ever you go, either camping or bugging out? I found a great …

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When the Grid Goes Down, You Better Be Ready!

When the Grid Goes Down, You Better Be Ready! We all rely so much on the grid, from things as simple as charging our cell phones, to running our water heaters and cooking our food! Let’s think for a second, what have you got in place right this minute if the power went out you …

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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 exist …

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DIY Solar Heated Garden Bed

DIY Solar Heated Garden Bed I never knew that gardening could get so technical … I read today that it is possible to grow your food with the aid of wine bottles. You may be thinking, “huh” but once you read the science behind this it will blow you away, also its a great way …

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DIY Portable Solar Power Unit For Camping Or Emergencies

DIY Portable Solar Power Unit For Camping Or Emergencies Having electricity is a huge convenience, even if you’re camping. Not only can it charge electronics you can use for critical equipment, it can make things more comfortable. Having a small power unit can help you run an emergency radio, run the lights around your camp, …

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Solar Powered Bike That Could Get You Out Of Dodge

Solar Powered Bike That Could Get You Out Of Dodge This solar powered bike could get your ass out of dodge and without the sound of a gas engine. This quiet beast could be your saving grace. I have been toying with the idea of a second vehicle for my prepping for years. I just …

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