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Wood Resources – Not Always Easy to Get

While many people are stocking up on propane and gasoline to operate furnaces and generators, others are stocking up on wood.  Many people think that having a large supply of propane will get them through any hard time that might…

Severe Storms – Lessons Learned

The following is a personal experience from one of DPN’s readers.   Josh LESSONS LEARNED The Hard Way It was mid July a few years ago in the little village of Cahokia, IL. And very hot and humid. About 6:30…

Beginners Need to Plan for Off Grid Living

Recently I received an email asking for advice.  It got me to thinking about people who want to live off the grid but have no idea where to start.  It can be overwhelming to think of all the things a…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners, part 8

Welcome back for part 8 of the “Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners” series.  Today we talk about your inventory of engines and motors. The main thing to remember about engines and motors is that they essentially have one purpose. To convert…