Category Archive: Off Grid

Beginning Bushcraft

Beginning Bushcraft Busting the bushcraft kit myth is the purpose of our featured blog from Frontier Bushcraft. Author Paul Kirtley discusses the skills required to start your bush craft training. Things you should know how to do on your own without any specialized gear. I agree with his premise. You don’t really know which gear …

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Living In the Land Rather Than On the Land

Living In the Land Rather Than On the Land On all the prepper and homestead sites we talk about living off the land. But never before have we talked about living in the land! These homes are awesome. Not viable on everyone’s budget and I do think they would be expensive to build with all …

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Triangulating Your Position

Triangulating Your Position You know it’s foolish to depend completely on technology for directions and or on gps. We see and hear stories all the time of what can happen to those that blindly follow that technology and it fails them. Not to say that gps is not an awesome tool. I would literally be …

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Off-Grid Tiny House for $1100

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Off-Grid Tiny House for $1100 Who knew Ikea had off grid items? First the flat pack vertical garden and now this awesome off grid solar powered tiny house or shelter.   My own plan for temporary shelter after a localized event has been tents on my own property while we repaired any structural damage to …

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Treating Dysentery

Treating Dysentery You don’t hear much about dysentery too often in the western world anymore. Hygiene practices, cooking procedures, and appropriate medical care have prevented major outbreaks in this part of the world. However, during a time of crisis and chaos it kills more people than do bullets and bombs. If you should become infected …

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Camp Kitchen Checklist

Camp Kitchen Checklist The only thing worse than getting way out in the wilderness and setting up camp only to discovering you have forgotten something important to your enjoyment of the trip, would be bugging out and then finding you left something behind that could of made that scenario much easier. This is easy to …

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DIY Water Storage Tank

DIY Water Storage Tank The featured DIY instructions in this post are what I would call vintage! Ron wrote these instructions in 1986. So add a bit of inflation for the cost of materials on this one. However, the need to store and gather water for your livestock still exists and doing it yourself is …

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Camping Hacks for Families

Camping Hacks for Families Source: Fix.com Blog   This is an aggregated site. Please be aware some of the sites we link you to could have pop ups. We have no control over them. However, we will never link you to a site that requires you to make any purchase to view the blog. Please read …

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Camping Mishaps

Camping Mishaps Murphy’s law continues to apply whether you’re on vacation or bugging out. If you practice now dealing with the things that can go wrong while at a campsite you can avoid many pit falls. Fix has an infograph and goes into detail on the mishaps that can happen while out in the woods, …

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Off-grid EcoCapsule

Off-grid EcoCapsule If you are serious about going tiny and off the grid this is for you! It is indeed tiny but can be relocated just about any where in the world. The ecoCapsule is now available for preordering. There are currently only 50 on the market and depending up the days exchange rate runs …

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