Preparations update

Discussion in 'General Preparedness Discussion' started by NaeKid, Feb 6, 2010.

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    AC 002.JPG and DC power in the north orchard.
     
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    There is no doubt in my mind that the ship is sinking yet nobody can see it. 100_0030 (2).JPG
     

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    I bought a new pedestal for my new two wheel grinder and filled the vertical pipe with concrete for more weight and 100_0020.JPG stability.
     
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    Life can be confusing at times but what lies ahead is very clear, get ready. 120317074_10157223412031372_5307656476857417687_o.jpg
     
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    Fill your pedestal grinder post with concrete for better stability and less vibrations. 100_0056_edited.jpg
     
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    Modifying my drill press for variable speed using a DC treadmill motor and controller. 100_0060_edited.jpg
     
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    100_0062_edited.jpg 100_0061_edited.jpg I just put the last coat of urethane on, time to mount the vice.
     
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    100_0026.JPG 100_0002.JPG 100_0002.JPG Someone gave me a bunch of vacuum tubes, yes I do have some military radios that use vacuum tubes, in England known as valves. The calm before the storm. 100_0026.JPG
     
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    Labor cost are high so try to do as much as your own work as you can, we live in the world of surplus, start buying used equipment NOW! 100_0010.JPG 100_0014.JPG 100_0006.JPG
     
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    I bought this used transformer based battery charger through the state government disposal program, unlike the solid state chargers this one is extremely rugged. 7009_375_1-3 (1).jpg
     
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    Installing vibration transducers for early warning trespass system. P1010069.JPG P1010061.JPG
     
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    P1010074.JPG P1010075.JPG P1010078.JPG Late Sunday afternoon high winds took down this large tree and with it also took down the neutral and primary wires to the transformer. P1010074.JPG P1010075.JPG P1010078.JPG
     
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    Several days without utility power, always have your lifeboat ready. P1010001.JPG P1010002 (2).JPG P1010005 (2).JPG P1010018 (2).JPG
     
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    Feeding enough power back into the grid will generate a monthly income.