Tips on Purchasing and Maintaining a Chain Saw

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A chain saw should be durable. A chain saw that is not durable will likely not lead you towards success when you are trying to improve the look of your yard, a yard can make a difference when you are trying to sell a home or a property. When Purchasing a Chain Saw it is […]

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ESI HN03 Bullet Camera SD Card Install

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In this video I show a ESI HN03 Bullet Camera SD Card Install, I am not pleased that I have to take the camera apart and add a mini SD card to make my camera record.  You would think that a security camera would come ready to work. At lease it was not hard. All […]

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Gear Review: Wireless Doorbell Home Kit With Over 50 Chimes

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hhh I needed a wireless doorbell to put down by the gate at my land.  Since this one says it will transmit up to 900 feet line of site or 200-700 feet normally and I am only about 150 feet from gate to shipping container I thought this may work. Of course, that 150 feet […]

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Preparing Your Home for an Earthquake

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Compared to other natural disasters like hurricanes and fires, earthquakes strike without warning anywhere in the world. There’s no telling when they’ll happen and most of the time, they bring extensive damage. Being prepared is always the smart move once you feel the earth shaking. Your own home itself can become a danger to you […]

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Mobile Home Demolition

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The Mobile Home Demolition was not as hard as I thought it would be, of course it was messy, tiring, and seemingly never ending.  Once we figured out a system the process went much faster. First we used the backhoe to smash down the walls, and then used the truck and a chain to pull […]

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Recovering a Trailer with a Stump Puller Pipe

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I really want to build a reciprocal roof pavilion at the land. I think that it will give me lots of usable space, shade, and a great place to give classes and hang out. My problem is that information on building a roof like this is hard to find on the internet. I get that […]

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Making a Stump Puller Pipe

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In this article I will show making a stump puller pipe.  There isn’t much on the internet on doing this, but the technique is pretty old.  The problem with pulling stumps is that they are set to resist lateral pressure from pulling them sideways.  They (and those old cedar posts) come out much easier if […]

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Wire Fence Salvage Tip

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I used this Wire Fence Salvage Tip as I removed 5 line goat fencing from a 30 acre farm.  It was cross fenced extensively, and had posts with 5 lines of electric fence up both sides of a very long driveway. The electric extension cord holders I used look just like the one shown, but […]

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Building a Sawmill Trailer out of a Boat Trailer

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In this post I will share three videos detailing how I turned a cheap boat trailer off of Craigslist into a portable sawmill trailer.  It was not a hard project but it did take a lot of time to think and I had to change my plans several times during the project. This project lends […]

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Burning Stumps with Thermite

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I wanted to burn a stump with some thermite – so I had to make some. What is Thermite? Thermite is a pyrotechnic composition consisting of metal powder and a metal oxide Normally this is aluminum and iron oxide. Correctly used, it is not explosive, but the extremely high temperatures is dangerous. Thermite is used […]

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Attaching Beams to Shipping Container Corners

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As I have talked about earlier I have a thief problem at the land.  In this post I am Attaching Beams to Shipping Container Corners so I can add a palisade style gate between the two boxes so I can fence the area between them in. Since I have 2 40 foot boxes, and they […]

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Framing a Wall in a Shipping Container

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This post shows how I went about simply framing a wall in a shipping container.  I needed to build a room in the back of the shipping container that I can insulate and cool so that I won’t get heat stroke working out at the land in the summer. Framing a Wall in a Shipping […]

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New Fence as a Thief Deterrent

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After having a lot of small stuff stolen from the land, the thieves graduated to taking something of real value. My dad’s commercial grade backpack blower came up missing when he left the land for the day. Hopefully the new gate will make it harder. Now they have to either come from the neighbor’s place […]

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