When Technology Fails… what are you going to do when technology fails you? We will discuss the great disadvantages of modern technology and why it is important to be self reliant when all the bells, whistles, and whiz bangs go down. Modern day man has come to rely on everything from digital clocks that set the time themselves to electric firearm sights, what are you going to when these things fail? What happens when your air conditioner, your TV, and your refrigerator goes down. We will discuss a old/new idea of living without all the modern technology we have so grown accustomed to. Join us in chat for a open discussion on how make it without all of life’s technological luxuries.
Posts Tagged ‘common sense approach’
This weeks show topic: Dogs..we are taking a closer look at man’s best friend and his many uses around the homestead or in a shtf situation.There are many dog breeds and some are better for some purposes some for others. Some dogs make great family and personal companions while other dogs are good for working, hunting, protection and as a warning system. Join us as we discuss basic dog care and all the uses of different dogs, we will also be sharing some of the dog stories we have had in the past. Feel free to log into the show or call in with questions. Dogs very well could be the most important preparedness animal to have around, after all he is more than just a pet he is your best friend. So come on in for a sniff maybe join the chat and mark your post.
7-3-2011 10 am Easterncommon sense approach | different dogs | dog | dog breeds | hammer | homestead | hunting | preparedness
This weeks show topic : Water craft for homesteading, fishing, hunting, bugging out, and family recreation. This week we will be discussing different types of simple boats from sail boats, canoes, rafts wooden rowboats, and even a few do it yourself boats. Boats can be a very useful item to have weather to harvest fish, hunting, gathering materials, and even gardening. Not to mention the fun you can have with simple canoeing / boating trip to just relax and enjoy some down time during preparing.
6-19-2011 10 am Easternboating trip | canoes | common sense approach | down time | family recreation | fish | fishing | gathering materials | hammer | hunting | preparedness | rafts | sail boats | water craft | wooden rowboats
Log Cabin Building, This week we will be discussing log cabin structures the various types of log cabins and how to build them whether they are for a single person of the whole family. We will discuss types of wood to be used and all of the tools needed from axes, broad axes, adzes, froes, draws knives, log dogs, barking spuds, and wood bores. Please join us as we cover the basic joints and styles of log cabin building along with a little humor thrown in. Log structures can be used for a variety of things from a living structure, smoke houses, storage sheds, hunting/fishing shelters and a basic survival cabin when bugging out. This week it would be a good idea to join the chat as we will be sharing photos of tools, joints, cabins and building techniques. Thank You and we hope to see you on the show.
6-12-2011 10 am Eastern
Tags: axes | common sense approach | fishing | froes | hammer | humor | joints | knives | log cabin | log cabins | log dogs | log structures | preparedness | sharing photos | smoke houses | spuds | storage | survival
Salvaging materials Part 2.
6-5-2011 10 am Eastern
A look at some of the things that can be salvaged and recycled for preparing for natural disasters, economic collapse, and homesteading. We are going to try and take a closer look at things people throw away that might be helpful for you in maintaining your lifestyle. This could be from building materials to things that would help you with blacksmithing, gardening, wood working, home repair, and whole host of other things. This show might very well change how you look at that next pile of junk you see. Remember cherish what others disregard.
building materials, closer look, common sense approach, economic collapse, lifestyle, natural disasters, preparednessTags: building materials | closer look | common sense approach | economic collapse | lifestyle | natural disasters | preparedness