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I saw this and had to share this awesome idea. If we find our self in a SHTF/survival situation and the electricity goes down we can make this relatively easily. Let’s face it, we will have a lot of time on our hands too.
This easy DIY lawnmower to a generator is easy and could power your home in an emergency .. I made a small generator a few years ago and I use it to power my tools in my shed.
This type of homemade generator will be more powerful and cheaper to make than a small solar or wind power.
Dependent on what size lawnmower engine you can get you may get 500 watts easily from this. This could come in very handy if SHTF or power fails over winter.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.