How To Replace a Kerosene Heater Wick

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Just in time for winter!

In this video I show you how to replace the wick on a standard barrel type convection kerosene heater. I actually own three of these now and love them, they are easy to care for and are great for backup!

Enjoy!

Common brands include; Kero Sun, Kero Heat, […]

Light a Hard to Reach Candle Wick, Sneaky Trick!

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Just a quick video to show you a handy way to light a hard to reach candle wick when you don’t have a long match, aim-n-flame etc…

Enjoy! And please share and comment! In fact this works so well I have not purchased a long reach lighter in quite some time.

In the […]

Assemble a 72 hour bag, AKA Bug Out Bag!

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This is a post I have been meaning to make for some time.  It seems like whenever I got around to it I would put it off because there was something else I wanted to add before filming.   How silly.

I reality this is a new craft for many of us, and […]

Toilet Paper Heater

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Sorry, been a few days without a post. I have been feeling a little crappy for several days now, this has been a crazy sick season in Colorado!

Anyway, I’m back 🙂

In this post I share a cool way to make a toilet paper personal heater out of  TP, a can, and […]

Fresnel Lens Demonstration

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In this post I show you how to use a Fresnel lens to start a piece of wood on fire.

I think most of us have memories about messing around with a magnifying glass as kids. Sure you could start a fire or burn a hole in a piece of paper with those, […]

How to Make a Fire using a Firesteel

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In this video I show you how to easily start a fire using a firesteel.  I posted a video a few days ago on how to make a simple but very effective firestarter out of cotton balls and petroleum jelly, and that is what I use here.

The firesteel I use in the vid […]

Emergency Heating Options, Backup is Good!

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Today I am showing you two different methods/sources of backup heat we use in our house.  From my prepping side, this one is important to me because it can get brutally cold here, and that is typically when we lose power (heavy winds, heavy snow).

Check it out:

As I mention in […]