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Using Fiber Optics For Cheap Lighting: Lessons From Venezuela

Using Fiber Optics For Cheap Lighting: Lessons From Venezuela

I have always thought we preppers need to implement low tech as much as possible. Simplicity and maintainability are key for someone living off-grid. After having worked for so long…

Propane vs Gas Generators: What to Consider

Propane vs Gas Generators: What to Consider

Power generators are an essential part of most prepping master plans. While solar power is an option a backup generator offers many people a better alternative and access to power…

Back-Up Heat Options for the Prepared Home

Back-Up Heat Options for the Prepared Home

Having more than one source of heat is a good idea for anyone that wants to be better prepared for a natural disaster or a man-made one. The power grid…

How to Store Batteries for the Long Term

How to Store Batteries for the Long Term

As preppers, we should probably all know the answer to this question: Can we extend the shelf life of flashlight batteries by refrigerating or freezing them? You might be surprised by the answer.

Rechargeable Battery Charger and Portable Solar Panel Options For Preppers

Rechargeable Battery Charger and Portable Solar Panel Options For Preppers

The ability to recharge batteries is important. Not all battery chargers are the same. In this post, we are going to talk about different chargers and how to plan out…

Jackery Armor 9000 mAh Charger Review

Jackery Armor 9000 mAh Charger Review

Recently Matt and I went to our first Prepper Camp in Saluda, North Carolina. Since we were camping without any electrical hookups, we took along some Jackery products so we…