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SilverFire Super Dragon: Gasification is Back!

From YouTube: This video shows how amazingly easy it is to control the output of a SuperDragon over a long period of time. The goal to can for 90 minutes at 15PSI was easily accomplished. With the stove only filled … Continue reading

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Prepper Tip: Keeping water pipes from busting

From YouTube: A video describing how pipes actually fail when the water begins to freeze in them. Here is a link to that adjustable relief valve http://tinyurl.com/o6y8abo Make sure your water systems have fail safes in them.

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Gasification Indoors!

From YouTube: A way cool Top Lit Updraft Gasifier (TLUD) that requires no power. It is a lightweight, portable natural draft chimney stove designed for both indoor & outdoor use! The ability to cook indoors under shelter is a key … Continue reading

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Fire Power! Organic Rankine Cycle

From YouTube: My goal for 2014 is grid independence by converting heat into electricity. This is a New Year’s resolution to stay on this project when ever I have free time to build an ORC ( not like in the … Continue reading

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From YouTube: The Ultimate just in case water filter. Sawyer has the most economical Virus removing filter on the market today. At 0.02 microns their membrane filter stops all viruses. This video show the Point Zero Two with the bucket … Continue reading

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Sawyer Water Filters! Awesome product!

From YouTube: I finally get to review a couple of filters that I have wanted for a while! The amount of water that can be filtered is incredible. 

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How to make a Zombie Hauler

From YouTube: A short video on how we modified a wrecked car to make it useful around the farm. If it ever dies we will take it to the crusher but in the mean time let’s have some fun. Money … Continue reading

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How are you going to cook all that food?

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Sensible Mountain Preparedness Seminar III : Nov 1&2

http://carolinareadiness.com/SMPS.pdf November 1st and 2nd Sensible Mountain Preparedness Seminar III Presented by: Carolina Readiness Supply, Inc. Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 Advance Tickets: $20.00 At the Door: $25.00

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The L.E.A.F. Wood Gasifier

From YouTube: A great little Gasifier from The folks at Fotch industries in Tennessee. LEAF stand for low emission alternative fuel. The production units will be green. https://practicalpreppers.com/online-…

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This could save your life!

From YouTube: LifeSaver Systems has the most incredible water filters out there today. They are capable of filtering out any virus and any bacteria. There is laboratory data and Military field testing to back this up. We were excited when … Continue reading

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Shoot out at the chicken coop!

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Multiple Methods Meets Missouri. Installing 3 pumps in one well

From YouTube: This is a video describing how to maximize the use of your well no matter where you live. Having multiple ways to retrieve, store and deliver water will give you peace of mind in difficult times.

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Whole house filtration from any water source

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A propane plan. Step 2: Setting the regulators and adjusting appliances

From YouTube: A video to give you some ideas about going propane. Propane offers a lot of short term solutions for the prepper. From power to cooking , from hot water to refrigeration propane has got it covered. The big … Continue reading

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Honda EU2000i Propane conversion

From YouTube: A step by step video showing how to convert your Honda generator to run off of propane and gasoline. It is very easy to switch between the 2 fuel sources and gives you another level of redundancy. You … Continue reading

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Trout Prep: Sustainable Fish Plan

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Boost morale in troubled times

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Prepping in the dark: Mushrooms

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A Prescription For Troubled Times

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Maintain the Generator

From YouTube: Don’t be let down when the power goes out! Make sure your generators are ready to go! A little inspection and maintenance goes a long way! For all your preparedness needs check out Practical Preppers @ www.practicalpreppers.com

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The Summer Kitchen

From YouTube: The Summer Kitchen used to be an everyday concept for keeping the heat out of your home when you were canning and cooking when it is to warm to have a fire going that hot and for a … Continue reading

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Sustainable Water Supply for the Farmer or Prepper

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Store water no matter what!

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Southern Readiness Conference

Join us for the 2013 Southern Readiness Conference March 2, 2013 Gastonia, NC Here is what you can expect from this Conference: Inspired Speakers, experts in the prepping, survival, readiness field sharing their experiences and preferences when it comes to being ready (and we … Continue reading

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Engineering and Prepping

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A water plan for troubled times

From YouTube: Using 2 off-grid pumps is sometimes the best way to match the performance of your on-grid system while using the minimum amount of solar. Here we use a Simple Pump and a Dankoff Flowlight pump. I am using … Continue reading

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PTO Power

Reliable Portable Power using your tractor. http://practicalpreppers.com/online-shop/power-solutions

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Powerpot: a small power solution

The PowerPot® is a robust, lightweight generator that converts heat into DC electrical power. Simply add water to the pot and place it on a heat source appropriate for boiling water. The PowerPot® will immediately start powering up your mobile … Continue reading

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Human powered generator

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Preserving Protein for Winter: Waterglass

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Calm before the storm

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Need a boost.. These pumps can’t be beat

From YouTube: Using Solar booster pumps are a great way to take your water system off grid.

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Bug out Tip … Welding using car batteries

From YouTube: Using your vehicle to fix itself! If you are out four wheeling and break a drag link or tie rod, could you repair it and get home? If you were bugging out and need to make a repair … Continue reading

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Secure your own water supply through solar water pumping

From YouTube: Designed and installed a 2 phase water pumping solution that pumps 1500 gallons a day with solar direct, no batteries, to fill a cistern and then gravity feed 3 stock tanks. Then one 12v battery is used to … Continue reading

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Pedal Power Charging Station

From YouTube: A simple system with old school components with no electronics. I wanted to use a charging system that has been proven over the years and use it for a prepping solution. The combination of generator and external voltage … Continue reading

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Endless hot water without power!

From YouTube: I built a water heater out of used parts and used a Stovetec Rocket stove to start the thermo siphoning process. Coil vid … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-l-lMKlVFpA

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EMP proof tips for new ATV’s

From YouTube: Met a fellow prepper who was able to get new ATV’s with carburetors instead of electronic fuel injection.

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Second Annual Sensible Mountain Preparedness Seminar

Second Annual Sensible Mountain Preparedness Seminar May 4 & 5, 2012 Ridgecrest Conference Center Black Mountain, NC Friday Evening, May 4th: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Saturday, May 5th: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Rooms available on site. For reservations, … Continue reading

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Alternative Water Solutions

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The following videos from the Sensible Mountain Preparedness Seminar  on June 18, 2011 outline different equipment and systems for alternative water solutions. Part 1 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ICurIF34aY

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