Preparedness test

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So I have a friend of mine who is a survival and emergency preparedness guru.  Mike knows everything about disaster planning. He and I were discussing what we wanted everyone to know.  He stated that there is a preparedness test that will start people out. I realize this might be rudimentary but I feel it is… Read more »

Intro to Alternative Fuel (Propane) for a Gasoline Engine for Your Emergency Preparedness Kit

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While the USA pays a lot of lip service to alternative fuels and cutting emissions, other countries are way ahead in their alternative fuel department.  This will show you that a good ole Chevy truck (photo 1) can be converted to propane use and its components used in the system. While this may not be… Read more »

Intro to Inverters and Backup Energy for Your Emergency Preparedness Kit

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Battery banks and inverters and inverter/chargers are the main necessity of any off grid home power storage/usage for your emergency preparedness kit.  This will introduce the basic idea of battery banks and inverters to either augment your back up power needs for your home or to detach from the grid. The very basic setup shown… Read more »

W.A.P.I

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I know I seem to be perseverating about water and making it a big deal in one’s emergency planning. But according to the World Health Organization 80 % of the illnesses of the world are spread through contaminated water. Heating water to 65 degrees centigrade or 149 degrees Fahrenheit makes it free from disease organisms… Read more »

Intro to Generators – Emergency Backup Power Source for Your Emergency Preparedness Kit

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Generators could be the difference from being uncomfortable, foodless, flood damage, and even destitute.   This is a quick guide and intro into the world of generators.  This is another easy and affordable addition, besides the emergency backup 12V (12 Volt) we introduced last week, to your emergency preparedness kit to handle power shortages or outages…. Read more »

Solar Oven

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In discussing the use of solar energy the next idea is “how to use the sun to cook food”. Just think, you do not have charcoal, kerosene, or propane and you need to cook for your family.  The solar oven can be placed on an outside surface (table, ground, roof, deck, balcony etc). The concept is to… Read more »

Emergency Backup 12V Power Source for Your Emergency Preparedness Kit – Step by Step Guide

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Most people are unprepared for even short durations of power outages.  This is an easy and relatively inexpensive addition to your emergency preparedness kit.  A must have 12V (12 Volts) emergency power for several items that you may need to recharge/use if you are in a local power outage situation.  I describe local power outage… Read more »

Free energy overview

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Solar Panels

I was talking to a friend the other day, who was claiming that we wont really need electricity when everything hits the fan.  I began to relate to him all the things we use energy for: cooking, air conditioning, communication etc.  I then let him into the secret of solar energy.  The energy of the… Read more »

Storing Water Part 7: Getting the Ph Just Right

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Be sure you’ve read part 6 of this series before proceeding. Since all sorts of unsavory methods are used to keep municipal tap water “clean,” the water from your faucet is probably not going to have the proper ph balance.  It is absolutely essential that you have the proper ph levels when you’re storing water… Read more »

Food Storage: 3 Step by Step Guide on How to Preserve Jalapeño Peppers

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Storing food is very vital in an emergency of any magnitude for disaster preparedness.  Emergency food that you make and preserve yourself can make you more self sufficient in continuing that emergency food supply in the long one if you have available fruits/vegetables growing at your house or nearby.  You can do this for your… Read more »