Category Archive: Off Grid

Apr 12

Be Aware Of Your Surroundings

Michael Delaney

Most folks are a little more aware or wary in crowds or when in an unknown area. This video will show that just because you may think you are safe out in wide open spaces with no people in sight doesn’t mean you are. This video is like one of my worst nightmares. I would …

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Apr 10

Stand Alone Rainwater Collector DIY Project

Stand Alone Rainwater Collector DIY Project This stand alone rainwater collector DIY project is an excellent way to gather rainwater for water storage.   Rainwater can be used to water a garden, off grid water source or even emergency household water though it will have to be boiled for safe use.

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Mar 27

Off Grid Modern Tiny House Video Tour Inside

Off Grid Modern Tiny House Video Tour Inside

Off Grid Modern Tiny House Video Tour Inside Brett Sutherland is the creator of this tiny house in an efforts to become self sufficient. He built this home for $21,000 as his living and work studio space.  Rainwater is collected from the slating roof, solar panel create the power needed, it has a loft inside, …

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Mar 26

How to Build a Rain Barrel – Harvest the Sky DIY Project

How to Build a Rain Barrel – Harvest the Sky DIY Project This step by step detailed instructions of how to build a rain barrel with input hose attachment and a water release spout. Check your local laws about collecting rainwater…. 80% of states have no problem with you collecting rainwater if you do it …

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Mar 23

DIY Passive Solar Water Heater

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Learn how to make a diy passive solar water heater out of two 55 gallon drums. The heater is similar to the one pictured which used an old water heater. This build uses gravity to fill the heater with cold water and the sun to heat the water to 150 degrees. See all the instructions …

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Mar 22

WSK Tracker Knife Use

M BK

Great video showing all the ways you can use the WSK tracker knife. From chopping wood to making fire this is one handy knife for anyone that spends time camping, backpacking or other outdoors activities. M BK shows how its done. That is some great knife use.

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Mar 15

Building a cheap radio tower DIY

Southern Prepper1

If you have a ham radio you can build this cheap radio tower and get you antenna up where it needs to be. This is a diy project using repurposed materials that you may have or be able to get for free. Southern Prepper1 shares instructions on how to build the tower. If you would …

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