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Monthly Archives: March 2016

[Video] Apostol Auto-Feed Rocket Stove

Apostol Rocket Stove 2016 Version

If you’re in the market for the latest in rocket stoves–or even just a bit curious–you’ll want out check out this video.

stove ready to go

Apostol Rocket Stove Assembled

Engineer775 of Practical Preppers assembles and tests the newest stove version built by Gabriel Apostol. If you’ve never heard of him, he’s been designing and perfecting the rocket stove concept for several years. His company, Bristol Rocket, manufactures this 2016 model.

With the latest design improvements, both Engineer775 and Apostol believe this to be one of the best rocket stoves available. Here’s why:

VIDEO And Stove Features On Page 2

[Video Review] Voyager Solar Crank Emergency Radio

Kaito KA500 Solar Crank Radio

You get a lot of bang for your $50 bucks.

This rubberized emergency radio offers a couple of nifty features, including …

tower seen from forest

Radio Tower

Radio bands:

  • AM ( 520-1717 KHz),
  • FM (88.00- 108.00 MHz),
  • Two Shortwave bands, and
  • 7 standard Weather bands, including NOAA Weather Alert.

Powering options:

  • Hand-crank brush-less generator,
  • 180° tilt solar panel,
  • Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack recharged by crank, solar, AC adapter (not included) and USB cord/port, and
  • 3 normal AA batteries.

And Can Charge Other Devices

The radio is also designed to charge many small electronic items with its USB jack such as your iPod or cellphone.

There are additional features demo’d in the Survivalist Prepper video below.

And, as always, Learn, Practice, and Share.



Source & Image: Survivalist Prepper

Image: Hans Braxmeier

[Video] How To Make Rope From Grass

Handmade Grass Rope

Here’s a relatively easy way to make rope of any length and strength from common grass growing anywhere. The process is straight-forward. Rip out the grass, divide it, knot one end, then twist the two halves.

If a family needed more rope for a survival project, this technique is simple enough that the children can help. Their contribution.

And, as always, Learn, Practice, and Share.



Source & Image: NightHawkInLight

How to Hide Your Wilderness Garden

It’s Your Survival Garden

You’re growing a survival garden for you, for your family, and for your group.

You do not want this wilderness garden to be out in the open for any “passerby”, hungry or not, to spot. Hiding your garden may be very important.

garden next to pond

Hidden Garden Near Pond

What to do? How can you hide it in “plain sight”?

Hiding Your Survival Garden Continued On PAGE 2