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TeeterBag A Family Game Made In Michigan By A Fellow YouTuber

While visiting family during the holidays I met some people from my home area in Michigan. One man brought something special with him for us to try out. This is TeeterBag, a family game made in Michigan. Michael is a YouTuber as well and we met through my channel.   During ou

Preparing To Move To A New Homestead & Sold Our Animals

Melanie and I are moving to Michigan to be closer to family now that a baby is on the way. We are selling off all of our larger items that we cannot take with us on the trip. We will continue on with daily videos and off grid homesteading but in a new location.   We sold our

Selling Our Tiny House For Only $5k

My wife and I have decided to move out of our tiny house and off the land in the woods. We will buy a property with a normal house, septic and well so that we can raise our child in peace. We are going to leave the tiny house movement but we will continue making daily videos of off grid homestead

All About Solar Charge Controllers - Types & Installation

There is some confusion about solar charge controllers and which one to pick for your particular needs. This article takes you through the different types of solar charge controllers and shows you how to install them.   There are two main types of solar charge controllers. Th

All About Batteries - Charging - Maintenance - Voltages

I get asked quite often about batteries. There are many questions but most of them are about solar power and off grid environments. Today I talk about batteries, battery maintenance, voltages and how to check the water levels.   The information in this article fits both solar

How We Finish Processing And Canning Pure Maple Syrup

This is how we finish processing our pure maple syrup on the off grid homestead. We are processing maple syrup full blast these days while the sap is flowing like water from the trees. Melanie shows us how she does the final finishing boil and canning process.   Chris, Melani

Boiling Maple Syrup & Working In Off Grid Wood Shop

We have been boiling maple sap into pure maple syrup for weeks now on and off since we tapped early. The flow is not yet daily but the time is coming. I worked in the off grid wood shop designing a panel meter for my Quanta generator device.   Chris and I have been working fu

Lithium Jump Starter Pack From Noco Really Works

I have the NOCO Genius Power Boost GB40 Lithium jump starter pack which I have been using heavily in the past couple months. This is a light weight car jump starter which really works well. It has started everything I tossed at it during this time.   I had my doubts if such a

Boiling Maple Sap Into Syrup & Restoring An Old Macbook For Work

Its all hands on deck this week with the maple sap flowing like water faucets from the trees now. We are into late February and the maple trees are waking up. The 70 taps that I have out there are producing heavily.   Chris is here boiling the sap down for me each day. He wor

Cold Start An 11 HP Engine On 10 Small SuperCapacitors

The other day I started the 11 HP log splitter engine using 5 supercapacitors from Amperics. I had to warm up the engine first though. Today I cold started the engine using 10 supercapacitors with no problem.   I first tried using five 400 Farad supercapacitors to start the e

Starting 11 HP Gas Engine On SuperCapacitors

I recently got 49 Amperics supercapacitors to experiment with. One of the projects I am working on is to start various engines around the homestead with supercapacitors. Today I started the 11 HP log splitter using five 400 Farad supercapacitors in series.   Connecting superc

Early Season Boiling Maple Sap Into Syrup And Its Flowing Heavily

It is early February and the maple sap is flowing heavily already. I have never tapped this early before but I am happy that I did. We are boiling maple sap into syrup today and I am running around collecting the sap by the gallons.   I tapped the trees about two weeks ago al

Milk Kefir A Healthy Organic Probiotic Drink And Dairy Product

I ordered some Milk Kefir grains quite some time ago and started to learn about their use and care. Now that we have used it daily for months, Melanie demonstrates how to use it and we share with you what we have learned about this healthy organic probiotic dairy product. Milk Kefir

Assembling The Q3 Charge Accelerator Toroidal Section

I am assembling the Quanta Magnetics Q3 Charge Accelerator toroidal section. This is the third and final section of the three stage pulse motor generator. I have the pulse motor and energizer section running already.   I have been running experiments on the pulse motor and ge

Early Season Tapping Maple Trees & A Gift Arrived

I have been tapping maple trees early this year due to an early warm spell that began already in January. I am still working with the Bedini Motor restoring lead acid batteries. And a beautiful gift arrived at the off grid homestead.   Since it turned warmer in mid January I
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