Sparkie: A BLASTMATCH for the budget prepper

December 27, 2019 With fall here and winter just around the corner for much of the country, I wanted to take a look at some alternative fire tools.  I initially wanted to get a BLASTMATCH simply because it...

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How to Make Your Own Ethanol (Gas)

August 2, 2019 Although DIY’n is a common practice in this era, it still may be surprising to some that creating your own ethanol source using just a few basic ingredients can be done very easily and by...

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10 Black-Out Kit Essentials

July 16, 2019 In lieu of the recent mini-blackout incident in New York City, over 73,000 people went from normal to pitch black in a split second. Many were left without power, stuck in elevators and...

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How to Cool Down When Your AC Dies

July 10, 2019 It’s almost inevitable that at some point in your life, you will experience a small stint of summer without air conditioning because of malfunction or wear-and-tear. Those days when...

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Electrical Backup For A Gas Furnace

May 10, 2019 Know how to keep your gas furnace and air conditioning problems running even when electric power is down! RELATED: Having a Backup Power Supply Gas Furnace | Keep Warm Even When Electricity...

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DIY Solar Power – Part 2

April 3, 2019 Learn to calculate how much electrical energy your solar panel must generate to run your home’s solar power system. RELATED: 8 Ways To Generate Electricity At Home In this article:...

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DIY Solar Power – Part 1

April 2, 2019 Solar power is a viable source of electricity when the grid goes down. Read and know your options as a prepper. RELATED: 9 DIY Solar Power Projects For Survival And Self-Sufficiency In this...

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POWER OUTAGE: What Happens When Power Goes Out?

September 12, 2018 You’re enjoying a relaxing evening watching television when suddenly all the lights go out. The TV shuts off and the room goes quiet. The sound of silence is foreboding. You just lost...

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Emergency Lighting | How Long Will That Bulb Last?

August 23, 2018 One of the most important things to consider in emergency lighting is how long the light will last. There are two issues here. One is the design of the light bulb itself. The other is how...

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7 Reasons Why A Tiny House For Survival Is A Great Idea

November 5, 2016 The tiny house movement has been growing steadily for years now. And I feel using a tiny house for survival has not been fully realized. Check out the article below to learn more. The 7...

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