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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Spirulina platensis is an algae that grows in puddles, pond water, sea water, even human wastewater ponds. It is a single celled blue green algae. It uses minerals in the water and the power of the sun to reproduce incredibly fast - a culture can double it's total algae mass every forty eight...
  2. General Discussion
    We have all noticed that 10% ethanol gas, which is what we are forced to buy now for the most part, tends to gum up fuel systems much more quickly than the old non-ethanol contaning gas. gums are basically polymerization reactions caused by links forming between molecules much like the...
  3. Vehicles & Transportation
    High gasoline prices - its ethanol's fault http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ethanol-price-spike-means-you-pay-more-for-gasoline-2014-04-04 Drivers are paying more for gasoline because of ethanol’s 30% price surge this year.
  4. General Discussion
    a neighbor of mine is a mower/small engine mechanic and he tol me some stuff about ethanol gas. egas starts breaking down in 3-4 weeks and eventually forms three layers. the bottom layer is the problem, degrading into something like varnish. he said the big problem is the carburator. the...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Fortunately,I'd rotated a few cans just a few days before, but i'm a little disturbed by this. The only one left in Columbus is also the most outrageously priced,$3.19 for regular, where most of the rest are about $2.99. So, in just a few days,we've lost a Shell,a Chevron,and the Sams Club...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I ran across an interesting link recently, and wanted to post it here (for educational purposes only). It is copyrighted information, but it is free as long as the following disclosures are presented: Building a Home Distillation Apparatus. Copyright (C) January, 1999 Small Still Engineering...
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