Forget An Inverter, Use These For Most Efficient DC Power Conversion (video)

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These buck and boost converters he’s talking about might be a great investment considering they’re relatively inexpensive, especially if you’re needing to power low-voltage DC powered devices. And considering that you’d be running your DC equipment as efficiently as possible (because you wouldn’t be using an inverter to convert battery power to AC and then … Continue reading “Forget An Inverter, Use These For Most Efficient DC Power Conversion (video)”

No More Bicycle Flats (video)

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This idea has been around for some time, it seems, but if you’re looking to NOT have to deal with bicycle flat tires consider a (for 26″ tires). They’re certainly more expensive than a traditional inner tube and obviously you’ll need to purchase the correct size for your bicycle but knowing that you won’t be … Continue reading “No More Bicycle Flats (video)”

99 Places To Learn Survival – Ultimate Prepper Schools List (link)

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Following is an exhaustive list of prepper and survival schools… a good 99 schools by my count, in fact. Many school are local so be sure to look for a course near you… there are even courses listed if you live outside the continental U.S. They cover a wide range of survival skills, though most … Continue reading “99 Places To Learn Survival – Ultimate Prepper Schools List (link)”

Top 50 Long Distance Hiking Trails In The USA (link)

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Looking for a new hiking adventure this coming summer? Try one of these 50 beautiful trails found all throughout the continental United States. Granted, they’re a bit too long for me (by about a few thousand miles in some cases… just as my wife) but if you’re into extended scenic trips then I’m sure you’ll … Continue reading “Top 50 Long Distance Hiking Trails In The USA (link)”

5 Best 9mm Single Stack Pistols for CCW (link)

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Looking for a concealed carry 9mm? Try these options… “While there is no such thing as the ‘perfect carry gun,’ there’s also no denying that some guns are better for concealed carry than others. When searching for a concealed carry gun, you obviously want to look for a pistol that is small and slim enough … Continue reading “5 Best 9mm Single Stack Pistols for CCW (link)”

GroBucket: Turn Any 5-Gallon Bucket Into Self-Watering Container (video)

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I’ve seen other self-watering container ideas (and even tried one) in the past and, for the most part, they’re a useful tool if you’re short on space or just want to use buckets for gardening. This particular GroBucket is similar to others in general design but the inclusion of a water level (assuming it survives beyond … Continue reading “GroBucket: Turn Any 5-Gallon Bucket Into Self-Watering Container (video)”

One Shotgun Fires 10 Different Rounds (video)

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I must really be into conversion kits lately but this one has to take the cake, it’s the Chiappa M6 Combination Folding Shotgun With X-Caliber 12-Gauge Adapter Set which can be found for between $600-700 online. About the only problem I see with it is that it’s a single shot, but apparently this guy’s review … Continue reading “One Shotgun Fires 10 Different Rounds (video)”

16 Remedies for Radiation Exposure (link)

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I didn’t realize there were so many potential helpful “remedies” for exposure to radiation. That said, they shouldn’t be considered equals either and, of course, it depends on what radioisotope you’ve been exposed to. Regardless, radiation safety seems to boil down to (1) NOT being deficient in vitamins and minerals in order to avoid unwanted … Continue reading “16 Remedies for Radiation Exposure (link)”

Self Defense: Wood vs. Metal. vs. Cold Steel Bat (video)

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This just looks like fun. After all, getting to smash things in the name of survival and self defense makes for a fun day I’d say. 🙂 And, while I agree that bats–wood or metal–can get rather expensive new, try looking for these at your local Goodwill or garage sale as they can often be … Continue reading “Self Defense: Wood vs. Metal. vs. Cold Steel Bat (video)”

How To Flag And Tag Your Home For FEMA (link)

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As much as FEMA gets a bad wrap when SHTF, they are THE go-to agency when it comes to localized disaster response. With that in mind, it may be a good idea to know how to “speak their language” in order to facilitate said disaster response. Of course, there are other reasons to do so, … Continue reading “How To Flag And Tag Your Home For FEMA (link)”