Building your own diodes During World War I, soldiers in the field made their own radios to listen to programs for entertainment and news. They had access to wire from broken down vehicles, and telephone receivers, but they did not have modern solid state diodes in little glass tubes. However, it is surprising to find out just how many ordinary objects can act as a diode, letting current flow one…
Month: July 2014
The Best Camp or Hunting DIY Toilet
I’m calling this the best because it’s cheap, It’s super easy, and its comfortable. Heck make one out of a 2 or 3 gallon bucket for the little kids to use. When I made one with a regular toilet seat its just heavy. this is light weight and with bags it stays clean. You just have so many options with this . If you don’t want to change out the…
2 ingredient Sour cream substitute
Found this on the Internet and gave it a try. Use 1 cup evaporated milk, take out 2 Tablespoons then add 2 Tablespoons lemon juice and let set for 5 to 10 minutes. When using this sour cream in a recipe, would be fine when it is not the main ingredient, you can also use plain yogurt in equal amount to what the sour cream would have been.
Good tasting Rice Crispy Protein bars.
Good tasting Rice Crispy Protein candy bars. You can make anything you want. Just add it to the bar. I messed up the chocolate at the end but next batch will be fine. I would like to find a chocolate that melts at a higher temp. Really the shelf life will depend on what you put in them. This batch is going camping and hiking with us. Only a few…
Diy food Dehydrator from Recycled Parts
I just saw this on instructables and this looks like a great project to do. http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Food-Dehydrator/?ALLSTEPS
Ferro Rod vs. Bic Lighter
Ferro Rod vs. Bic Lighter I keep both but my goto for fire making is a lighter. It’s easier and faster. but read this and you will know which one is far better. Orignal article here http://dirttime.com/ferro-rod-vs-bic-lighter
Canning Watermelon Rind Pickles
Oh wow this looks Fantastic. Bexar Prepper is exceptional prepper I highly recommend you subscribe to her YouTube channel. Watermelon Rind Pickles By BexarPrepper on youtube. 8 cups sliced peeled watermelon rind 6 cups water 1 cup canning salt 4 cups sugar 2 cups white vinegar 6 cinnamon sticks (total 18″) 1 tsp whole cloves 1 tsp whole peppercorns Place rind in a nonreactive bowl. stir in water and salt….
Bitcoin is Money That can now Be transmitted through HAM Radio using Kryptoradio
http://kryptoradio.koodilehto.fi/ I really don’t know anything about BitCoin. This seems kind of neat. Part of amateur radio is that no transmission may be encrypted except radio control craft. Are they circumventing this rule? I though long and hard about this. Encryption is only allowed in radio control of models or from the control station of a satellite. This is not really encrypting communications so I doubt it would be against…
DIY Electrolyte replacement /Oral Rehydration Solution
do it yourself from a homemade electrolyte replacement slash sports drink. / Oral Rehydration Solution. Here are some other formulas to try. This set of recipes is from Rehydration Project, a group that is dedicated to ending diarrhea around the world. Make a drink with 1 L of water, or 5 cups, 6 tsp. sugar and 1/2 tsp. salt. For a second version, use 1 L water, 1/4 tsp. salt,…
Making Dakin’s solution For SHTF Wound Care
Dakin’s solution Alternative eponyms Carrell-Dakin solution Carrel-Dakin fluid Dakin’s fluid Related people Alexis Carrel Henry Drysdale Dakin Highly diluted, neutral antiseptic solution for cleansing wounds. Description Highly diluted, neutral antiseptic solution for cleansing wounds. Consists of sodium hypochlorite (0,45 % to 0,5 %) and boric acid (4 %). Its solvent action on dead cells hastens the separation of dead from living tissue. The solution is unstable and cannot be stored…