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Spring Cleaning Those Preps!

Spring Cleaning
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While snow is on the ground in the grips of winter, for me that means spring cleaning.

Spring Cleaning Those PrepsI confess, I’m a bit of a hoarder. There’s a very fuzzy border between stocking up & stock piling & I tend to lead more to the “pile” side of things. I keep cupboards filled, but I tend to also fill the rest of the house with stuff I don’t really need or worse, neglect to put away. Continue reading Spring Cleaning Those Preps!

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Early Warning Alarms!

Early Warning Alarm!
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Early Warning AlarmSmoky Mountain Moonshiners used to rely on Donkeys as an early warning alarm. They would alert when a Revenue man was sneaking up on their moonshine stills. The Donkeys big, tall ears were like super sensitive radar, able to pick out the sounds of quiet footsteps in the wooded hills. Most often, they’d bay loudly long before John Law could come near, giving the Moonshiners Continue reading Early Warning Alarms!

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Are you prepared to be unemployed?

Are you prepared to be unemployed?
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Are you prepared to be unemployed?You prep for disaster, stock up and fortify. Gain the tools & talent to handle catastrophe. But what if, instead of a bad storm, earthquake, tidal wave, forest fire or zombie attack, disaster comes visiting in a totally unexpected form. Continue reading Are you prepared to be unemployed?

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Winter project Build a computer

Winter project Build a computer
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Winter project: Build a computerSnow on the ground, snow on the roof, ice on the roads, winter’s set in. As Preppers, wintertime is a inconvenience, but it’s also downtime. Want something to do?

As the desire to get out and about is tempered by the desire to stay in snug & warm, it’s time for a winter project. Time to work on something at the dining room table, even something you can do with kids… like building a powerful computer you fit in your pocket.
Yeah, you read that right Continue reading Winter project Build a computer

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Electrifying developments in bicycling!

Electrifying developments in bicycling!
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Electrifying developments in bicyclingThroughout the bicycle industry two trends have created a bright future in bicycle development, an aging customer base, and the rise in popularity of electric powered vehicles. In some ways, both are joined at the hip. With more people re-discovering their health by getting back on a bike, it has in part, Continue reading Electrifying developments in bicycling!

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Personal Radio Communications

Personal Radio Communications
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Personal Radio CommunicationsI bet some folks got a handheld radio in their Christmas Stocking this year. I bet also, some may be having a hard time figuring out how it works too. This Saturdays show is about personal communications, to help those poor souls who may think a little bunch of transistors has beat them. We talk about a popular gift choice for many concentrating on survival or Continue reading Personal Radio Communications

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