Amazon is selling these “on sale” today for $22 bucks with free shipping. That’s not a smoking deal, as last February I got them for $19. However, it’s a good deal nonetheless and the lights are well worth the $20 or so bucks you’ll spend. On top of our solar, inflatable lights, we have these … Read moreVery Good Lanterns for an Emergency Light Source
Folks, for your preps, you must, and I repeat MUST, have a quick and easy way to jumpstart your vehicle and inflate the tires when the air goes low so you don’t have to call a guy. This Stanley pack is on sale NOW for the lowest price it’s been since 2011, all of $60. … Read moreSmoking Deal on This Jumpstarter/Tire Inflator
Power went out last night around 10:00 pm. Second time this has happened in a month. The first time was a valuable experience because I was in Boston and my wife wasn’t sure where I keep our solar lighting sources. So she had to call me and thankfully, I was able to take her call. … Read moreEasy Lighting When the Power Goes Out
Folks, here is a GREAT video that demonstrates just how much more efficient work is with higher voltage, i.e., the kind that comes out of your wall outlet, versus lower voltage, the kind that uses batteries. What you get out of your wall is called AC, alternating current. In the US, you’ll get 120volts. In … Read moreBattery Power vs. Plug in Power Demonstration
I first heard of a French Press about two years ago as a way to make coffee in a grid-down situation. Because with a French Press you don’t need electricity, you just need to boil water. In my research, everyone was saying how good the coffee was as opposed to it being a prep tool. … Read moreA French Press is a Great Tool for Fantastic Coffee and Preparedness
Winter is coming. Power lines are still above ground. Ice on power lines, bad. Ice on trees that sit above power lines, bad. Thus, logic says, you need a backup power supply. As good a place to start is Amazon. I’d recommend you look up Inverters first. An inverter takes DC electricity and converts it … Read moreWinter Is Coming! Get Prepared!