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  1. Urban Survival
    http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/oklahoma-to-charge-homeowners-who-install-solar-panels/ Disclaimer: This link popped up on Survival Blog. I read this article, and honestly, it struck me as badly as the western states who claimed that all rainfall was theirs, and anyone gathering rainfall...
  2. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    news report; Wind Farms are killing birds without penalty while oil companies are fined for far fewer birdkills. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/12/17/us-wind-farms-under-fire-for-bird-kills/?cmpid=GoogleNewsEditorsPicks&google_editors_picks=true "A study funded by the Alameda County...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am considering building a wind generator system as a power backup to my generator. Does anyone have experience with this. Can I use a modified sine wave inverter to power my TV and lights.
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm looking for input on a modified version of a wind turbine. The item is a TurboMill made by WindStream Technologies. WindStream has general data and information on their webpage http://www.windstream-inc.com/ but the product is still kind of new with what appears to be a limited (but...
  5. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Allright, I just re-roofed the primary house & doubled the number of those round turbine "vertical" whirleygigs (to pull/vent this hot Texas summer heat out of our attic!). Now I cant help but watch those silver puppies out my kitchen window, just spinning like crazy 24/7! Seems to me we could...
  6. DIY - Do It Yourself
    This is what I did to stand my wind generator up, and I am going to be installing my second one soon, so will try and add more pictures as it goes up also. Hope this will help out all those with this type of interest in off grid living. Click on the link below and see what you think...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    If you would like to see how I just installed my first wind generator , go to this page, and get a gander ! http://www.arizonapetrifiedwood.com/buildingatower.html
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi all, I have been off for a while. I need an opinion.( yes I know every one has one). I am considering buying a wind tubine. I am not going into the basics of it. My belief is based on my wind location that it has a payback and of course in the event of a collapse it will generate...
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Ok, launching into this feet first and planning on building myself a VAWT. Have a good idea of how to fabricate some of the mechanical (steel and fibreglass are not a problem) but even after doing searches and reading a bit am still floundering a bit with the electrics. Anyone have any info on...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I found this on DealNews: http://dealnews.com/Sunforce-12-V-400-W-Wind-Generator-for-500-free-shipping/284439.html Sunforce 12V 400W Wind Generator Amazon.com offers the Sunforce 12-volt 400-watt Wind Generator, model no. 44444, for $499.99. With free shipping, it's the lowest total price...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    2 years ago a friend of mine was building a small cottage to "get away" on weekends....it was pretty primative at best. But well built with milled lumber. he had a creek slowly running thru the property anyhow....he asked me of ways that he could power up some lites inside the cabin at...
  12. Urban Survival
    My parents need some sort of backup power at their home on the coast, this weekend the power went out and the sump pump in the basement went out as well, thus when they went down stairs they found 2 inches of water flowing from the open dirt basement, through the door and into the garage...
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