Rick 386 wrote:Sting wrote:I believe we were recently chastised for this type of behavior!
Naw, the way I interpreted that warning was referring to the upper section of the site. I think we are allowed to wander all over creation here. He wants to keep the upper section clean for search engines.
So FF, how many arrows do you make over the winter ?? Do your chickens have ANY feathers by spring time ???
I can't see how anyone can live totally off the grid in an urban environment. You need space. At least enough space to get the outhouse away from the main house !!!
Rick for Mod! he "gets it" perfectly!
anyways... I just bid on an Aladdin lamp (so nobody bid on it against me )... now i need a hand pump to plumb into my well while still being able to swap back to elec... thoughts please?
I just bid on an Aladdin lamp (so nobody bid on it against me ).
freetown fred wrote:The point with this topic, I thought, was to survive if & when mod. conviences are not available--if what you say is actual fact, then there will be a HELL of a thinning out process & if & when, that'll be just fine with me. To clarify, I'm not just looking at the good old USA, I'm looking worldwide! We as a whole have become such a selfish society that it really saddens me.
dcrane wrote:DePippo79 wrote:I like this guy on youtube. Type "wranglerstar" in the search bar. He's a modern day homesteader. Not a hippie tree hugging
type. He uses gas, diesel, tractors, chainsaws, etc. Lots off good how to video's. Wish I could be self sustaining. Getting sick of having to deal with people. Matt
love that dude too!!! sometimes he's a lil' crazy though... id hate to be the dude on cam while winching the cat out
SMITTY wrote:Yep - we saw first hand when Hurricane Sandy rolled through that most east coast dwellers completely melt down after just one week without power.
coalnewbie wrote:I just bid on an Aladdin lamp (so nobody bid on it against me ).
Exactly how do you source the kerosene in the new world?
coalnewbie wrote:Yes FF, so many people think those times were romantic. You worked from dawn to dusk just to survive. Mod. cons. are just that and most of us can't live without them.
wsherrick wrote:For those interested here is a video I found about how to light an Aladdin Lamp.