Category Archives: Energy Alternatives

Building your own systems!

Building your own systems. Why buy?

Makers on Acres 160x160On this episode of the Tech, Build and Grow show, Brett is discusses new build ideas for our preps, homesteads and more. Moving beyond the greenhouse with our automation and build ideas where can we better our lives and make them more efficient? Continue reading Building your own systems!

Battery Power Preps

Battery Power Preps
Highlander “Tech Preps

Power Preps ELEC_Military_Batteries_lgThe advent of battery power years ago let us take our devices portable, and the technology is getting better and better, and for a prepper batteries are essential. We have to find what works for us in our current preps, such as flash lights, there are many flash light options on the market, some expensive, some cheap, but the technology for lamination has taken leaps and bounds in the past 10 years or more with the advent of led bulbs. Continue reading Battery Power Preps

Life Hacks When Technology Fails

Life Hacks When Technology Fails Us
Highlander “Tech Preps

If you missed this show last week your not alone. Because of technical difficulties we all did. Tonight we give it another go. Thanks for your patients.

Life Hacks When Technology Fails UsWhen Technology fails us, when the power goes out, when stuff breaks, what do we do? Who do we turn to? In this episode I will be talking about simple life hacks that you might not have even realized that can get you thru a rough patch; such as power outages, electronics failure, icy sidewalks, how to get water if the power does go out, how to cook, how to generate electricity.  Continue reading Life Hacks When Technology Fails

Cheap Hot Water Anyone?

Cheap Hot Water Anyone?
James Walton “I Am Liberty

I am liberty 400x300Its rare that I get into preparedness products. Self-reliance toys if you will. Now I am not talking about silly cheap China made knives that are also wrenches that are also flints that pose as shovels and when held in the just right light resemble a compass. No, I am talking about highly effective products that are out there that you may have never heard of. Continue reading Cheap Hot Water Anyone?

Technical Preps for the homestead!

Technical Preps for the homestead!
Dirty Lew & Highlander “Tech Preps

Technical Preps CCTV_Digital_Video_Security_SystemThis week’s show, Highlander and I will be going over different Technical Preps for your homestead.  We will be discussing different topics on how to power your homestead (Solar, Backup Generators and/or Wind), how to keep your homestead secure (Security Systems, CCTV and/or Weaponry), how to prepare and keep food safe (root cellars/freezers), weather forecasting and many other topics. Continue reading Technical Preps for the homestead!