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TWO WEEKS OFF GRID – DAY 2

Day 2. The thing that has hit me the most is the realization of how much time, even simple tasks, now take to do. No more automated coffee maker where you can “set it and forget it”. To get coffee, I have to fire up a stove to use a percolator coffee maker that needs […]

LazerBrite MODULAR LIGHTING

I met Greg Kennedy the inventor of LazerBrite Modular Light System at the Outdoor Retailer in August. I was impressed by the modular nature of the system and how you could combine different modular pieces to fit a large range of lighting applications.

I have been playing with the system for the past couple of […]

A 1000 HOUR $5 LED FLASHLIGHT

I had an email in my inbox this morning directing me to an instructables.com post that takes a $5 Eveready flashlight and modifies it so that it runs for over 360 hours.

In brief, the poster (luxstar), modified an Eveready 5109LS LED flashlight by adding a 56-Ohm resistor. The flashlight before modification had a 25 […]