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RECHARGING ALKALINE BATTERIES

I read about a battery charger that is supposed to recharge Non-rechargeable Alkaline batteries, something I thought couldn’t or shouldn’t be done.

I have a great rechargeable battery set-up that includes Ni-MH batteries and a “Smart Charger”. So why would I want to worry about what up until now has been “use once then throw […]

SURVIVAL COFFEE

For all you coffee lovers, there is an easy solution for making your morning JOE when the power is off.

As long as you have boiling, some coarse ground coffee and a FRENCH PRESS, you are good to go.

For those of you who are not familiar with a French Press, check out www.http://coffeegeek.com/guides/presspot. French […]

HOME CANNED MEAT

Canned meat is quite expensive. The least expensive I know of is 10 oz canned chicken at Costco for $2.50. That turns out to be $4.00 a pound. Canned beef is almost $6 a pound.

I found Boneless Pork Sirloin at Macy’s for $1.99 per lb. Boneless Beef Roast at Reams for $2.59 per lb. […]

INSTAFIRE

One of the neat little products I found at the Outdoor Retailer show was INSTAFIRE. It is a fire starting aid. It does not contain any benzene or other toxic chemicals. It will burn when wet and will stay lit in a 30 mph wind. It has a 30-year shelf life. It even burns and […]

CHEAPEST SURVIVAL FOOD

The cheapest food I know of is RICE. Almost one-half of the world depends on rice as its main or only food source. You can buy 50 lbs of long grain rice at Sam’s or Costco for less than $19. 00. Fifty pounds of rice will make 500 to 550, 200 calorie, servings of rice. […]

ROAD PRO 12V PORTABLE STOVE

I’ve been trying out a few stoves I picked up at the Outdoor Retailer. I want to tell you about the Road Pro 12v Portable Stove. I’ve actually had this one since the July Outdoor Retailer and I’m just now getting around to trying it out. WOW big mistake for waiting so long. This stove […]