Simple Solar Water Distilling – Easy DIY (video)

I’ve never had much luck distilling water with DIY ideas like this but maybe there’s hope yet. The one change I’d like to see is the collection bottles angled downward to collect more water but then this idea won’t work quite as easily, plus I don’t see why you can’t

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Can You Really Freeze Dry Food At Home Without A Machine? (link)

I love freeze dried food. It’s nutritious, tasty, super lightweight… it just can’t be beat. But, it’s expensive to purchase in most cases and if you want to freeze dry at home, well, you’ll have to buy an expensive machine which is one big reason why I buy my freeze dried

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Domed Aquaponics Greenhouse (video)

This is an awesome greenhouse design! Apparently, it keeps warm (around 62 degrees) all year long by only keeping the lights on. Just think about it, you can keep warm AND grow food at the same time with a little ingenuity and bit of power… now that’s a prepper’s dream house. 🙂

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Next Level Water Purification: GRAYL Ultralight Bottle (video)

Want a whole other level of water purification? Then apparently this bottle is it!

Perhaps one of the easiest of backpacking water filters to use, it’s not without potential drawbacks. For example, like he says near the end there may be some concern for contamination after purification due

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Food Dehydrating By Pilot Light (link)

Got an old stove with a pilot light? Why not make use of it by dehydrating food. Apparently it’s actually possible…

“I have a really old oven that that has a pilot light flame rather than an electric ignition. I wanted to see if the oven was hot enough to dehydrate food with just

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7 Rainwater Harvesting Mistakes And How To Fix Them (link)

If you haven’t started rainwater harvesting because you’re afraid to get it wrong these seven suggestions will help you for sure! The author talks about saving money, getting the flow right, keeping the bugs out, and more.

Finally, I couldn’t agree more with his rationality for choosing

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Very Efficient? Rocket Mass Smoker and Cooker (video)

Paul Wheaton really loves his rocket mass heaters and so it stands to reason that he would make a rocket mass smoker / cooker at some point, lol. I’m assuming this is rather efficient since it employs the rocket mass heater design but I’m only guessing here since he didn’t specifically

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TAC-BAR: Tactical Food Rations (video)

The Urban Prepper does another one of his 72 emergency food ration challenges, this time with the , something I haven’t tried before. The neat thing is that he does a cost and calorie comparison of these survival bars as compared to the others he’s tried which is a real eye-opener.

If

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