DIY Battery Bank Videos!! EVERYTHING you need to know about building your own DIY backup battery bank system for emergency power outages or even living completely off the grid!! Comprehensive video series walks you through the whole thing!! SO EASY!! Anyone seriously interested in solar, wind or hydroelectrics needs to get this video series. You have to have a reliable and quality battery bank for each!
Nice clothes washing kit that would be a nice, no-power addition to a long-term emergency or preparedness set up. Can also see it being a great addition to a base-camp for hikers, cabins or hunters. NOTE: You could store two 5-gallon buckets, stack one inside of the other. Use one bucket for the soapy water and the other for the rinse water. You may be able to wash and rinse a couple of batches of clothes without changing the soapy water depending on how dirty the clothes are.
Candle Powered Heater - I've been looking a various ways to make these and this guy has by far the best setup. It isn't so much a how-to video. He is just showing what he used to construct his version of the terra cotta pot candle heater.
Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Candle Better writeup than many. Looks good due to heatsink used. A Thermoelectric generator powered by a tealight. It started as an experiment of how much power I could get from one candle. But I liked the idea and it worked really well so I built this electric-mechanical ornament. I did not use a high temperature TEG-module, but instead a cheap TEC-module. That can still handle 200 degrees Celsius which is good enough.
We have been making these for years as survival lights, but we call them Zombie Candles. Remember that the more wicks you use, the brighter the output, and the more heat you end up with on a cold day. Larger tin, more wicks... big enough and you can heat water over it. If you use the mini Altoids can with one wick, you get a 'Warning Light' you can put out around corners of stairwells, etc., so you can see the Zombies coming... Well, you don't NEED to use them for Zombies, but since…