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Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term survival fuel is critical. If you find yourself in a wilderness survival situation getting your hands on the wood and getting it burning is critical.

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term …

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Is it Time to Harness Wind Power for SHTF?

How To Build An Impressive 1000 Watt Wind Turbine — 1000 watts is great power for any home. This turbine help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It's a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller.

Is it time to consider going off-grid with your power solutions?  1000 watts is a great power for any home. A DIY turbine can help charge the battery bank that powers our off-grid home. With a permanent magnet alternator, generating …

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The Power of Wireless USB Charging

There is a powerful way to advance your preps. We are at a point where a whole new group of products is coming out that can be powered by USB. These USB devices offer all kinds of options already.

There is a powerful way to advance your preps. We are at a point where a whole new group of products is coming out that can be powered by USB. These USB devices offer all kinds of options already. Image …

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Living Off-Grid with Solar Electricity

The Easiest Animals to Hunt for Meat When the SHTF -- To be completely honest there is only one animal in my hunting history that hunted easy. It was a squirrel I happened upon in a rainstorm. I will never forget it because it was the first animal I killed with a bow and arrow.

One of the biggest links in the chain of dependency is that of the big power companies. They have a stranglehold on the market and they also have their grip on you as well. We can do very little without …

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Passive and Active House Cooling 101

Passive and Active House Cooling 101 - This is a great topic that we preparedness folk tend not to cover often enough... Keeping cool in the hot months is vital for survival too.

The summer heat is nothing to be trifled with.  The government just recommended that Americans sleep with the thermostat at 82 degrees. This is a headline story for many reasons. One of the biggest because it’s an affront to our …

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Simple DIY Solar Powered Projects For Preppers

House with solar panels

Solar power is getting big these days. It can be pretty expensive, but if you like making stuff yourself, the solar powered projects below could help you get off the grid quicker than you can say electricity. Spend a little …

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How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound

How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound - Did you know that when compost breaks down it produces heat? With this heat you can warm up water in the pipes that run through the compost. Obviously the more pipe and the more compost you have the more warm water you get.

Compost gives us the so much. It’s amazing that every American doesn’t have a compost heap in their yard. You can literally transform your soil by amending it with compost. If you do this for 5 years you will see …

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Here’s What a National Electricity Shortage Looks Like

Here's What a National Electricity Shortage Looks Like - These mandated power rations, the limited amounts of food, the government-funded snitches, the tracking, and most of all, the propaganda, are all what await us in an economic collapse situation. While the Venezuelan government will be facing no limits on their use of electrical power, the people will only be allowed allotted amounts.

We have seen blackouts in New York City in recent days. Unexplained blackouts. This is a big deal.  While we haven’t seen anything like Venezuela, who is experiencing another power outage, it just seems like these blackouts are becoming more …

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Adventures in Off-Grid Living: What I’ve Learned Since Going Solar

Adventures in Off-Grid Living: What I’ve Learned Since Going Solar — A lot of us talk about going solar nowadays. Whatever the motive, either eco-consciousness or to be more self-sufficient for a SHTF situation, going with renewable energy is a great idea. As with most big changes, there’s a lot that goes into the transition from grid to solar energy

There is a lot of talk about going off the grid in the modern age. It’s a very interesting motivation but a motivation none the less.  It likely comes from our lives that are lived, mostly, indoors and under harsh …

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DIY Chispito Wind Generator Step by Step Plans

DIY Chispito Wind Generator - (Step by Step Plans) — This wind turbine is not only extremely easy to build, it's very powerful too. Get the FREE step by step plans today and get off the grid sooner than you may have thought!

Have you ever been somewhere that is really windy? There are places on the coast of this nation that have near constant wind. It howls day and night.  What you notice, quickly, this day and age is that the earth …

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