Category Archive: Off Grid

DIY Wood Stove Heat Reclaimer

DIY Wood Stove Heat Reclaimer No matter what method you use to heat your home you want it to be as effective as possible. This includes wood stoves. You want the fuel you use to stretch and be as efficient as possible. When heating with a wood stove, quite a bit of your heat is …

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Burn Injuries On and Off The Grid

Burn Injuries On and Off The Grid Other than excessive bleeding these are the types of injuries that frighten me the most. I have I have a close relative who was burned badly enough to require skin grafts (much worse than is pictured above) and saw the pain, infection risks and long term skin damage …

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Bicycle Powered Tiny Home

Bicycle Powered Tiny Home This is a great tiny home for the homeless, the wanderers, and a post SHTF traveler. But I don’t think it is going to become the preferred housing of the young with a wander lust! I does provide a ton of ideas on a scavenging vehicle or a lone bug out …

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Uncommon Ways To Generate Off Grid Electricity

Uncommon Ways To Generate Off Grid Electricity I am surprised at the household items that can be used to generated electricity off grid! When I think about generating power I think, windmill, water wheel, battery, gas generators  etc…. but I hadn’t considered the common items already in my possession! In any grid down scenario the …

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Modular Bug Out Shelter- Can Be Assembled By 2 People In 30 Minutes

Modular Bug Out Shelter- Can Be Assembled By 2 People In 30 Minutes This is a pretty neat shelter. It rings all the bells. Sleeps 6, portable, easy to assemble and can include a bathroom with toilet. Our featured article from Good Survivalist gives all the details on the shelter along with a video showing …

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Survival Fishing In An Emergency Situation

Survival Fishing In An Emergency Situation Hunting, fishing, and foraging may be your only food sources during a serious SHTF event. Especially until your garden comes in if it’s an off season, it was destroyed or you weren’t able to have one prior to the event. Even if you don’t  find yourself without your storage, …

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What a Grid Down Scenario Looks Like After 3 Months

What a Grid Down Scenario Looks Like After 3 Months When we look at a location off grid for a length of time, we usually talk about 3rd world countries that have never had power or live with daily power interruptions. This doesn’t give us a clear view. They are dealing with off the grid …

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Introducing the Ravean All Weather Heated Jacket

Introducing the Ravean All Weather Heated Jacket This jacket is hot! Pun intended. 🙂 If you live in a cold weather zone you know how important heating up your vehicle can be. Now you can heat your jacket as well! A new project presented via Kickstarter is this all terrain all weather jacket. In warmer …

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Restore Your Electricity After an Earthquake

Restore Your Electricity After an Earthquake The featured article talks to gaining electricity from the rubble. Not re-hooking up your on the grid power from a vender like Con Ed. I would strongly advise that you not attempt to jimmy rig or repair yourself any commercial power lines! Leave those to the professionals and to …

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Solar-Powered Waternest Eco-Home

Solar-Powered Waternest Eco-Home Now this is cool! The latest in houseboats, tiny homes, floating diner or home offices is the new Eco Waternest. Made from recycled materials and solar powered it’s also environment friendly. Not only solar powered but packed with the newest technology in alarms and options. I live in a part of the country …

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