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Owner of The Do It Yourself World, a website dedicated to researching and sharing projects in natural energy, off grid living, prepping and survival and natural foods.

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Recent Articles by Troy Reid

Restoring A Dry & Sulfated Lead Acid Battery

Restoring A Dry & Sulfated Lead Acid Battery I will show you how to restore a bone dry and badly sulfated lead acid battery and bring it back into service again. I have restored countless batteries through the years using these methods. This requires no special chemicals or

What IS FREE Energy | Conserving Energy | Restoring Batteries

What IS FREE Energy | Conserving Energy | Restoring Batteries I love getting into a discussion about what is FREE energy. So many people get all upset and frustrated when talking about the subject. And most of those people quote the "laws" of energy incorrectly. So

Charge Batteries Free While Powering A Load - Its Basic Electronics

Charge Batteries Free While Powering A Load - Its Basic Electronics You can power a load with one set of batteries while charging up a second set of batteries for free. The electrons leaving the first set of batteries power the load. These same electrons leave the load uncha

STOP Killing Your Batteries With These Simple Tips

STOP Killing Your Batteries With These Simple Tips Just about everyone is killing their Lithium Ion batteries and most do not even know it. This includes cell phones, laptops, tablets, cameras, DIY powerwalls and just about anything that has a Lithium Ion battery inside it.

My Experiments With The Tesla 4 Battery Switch

My Experiments With The Tesla 4 Battery Switch I am experimenting with an idea that is over 100 years old. Well, sort of. My experiments are far from the original. The original patents are from Carlos Benito in the early 1900s where he was switching batteries and capacitors ar

Double And Triple Solar Power For Free With This Simple Method

Double And Triple Solar Power For Free With This Simple Method In this article and the video that goes with it I will show you a simple way to get 200 to 300%, or more, extra power from your off grid solar power system for free. What I am about to show you is simple, basic ele

Make A Portable Garage From A Truck Topper

Make A Portable Garage From A Truck Topper It gets hot out here in the summer and it can be quite unbearable to work in the sun. I often would like to work when its raining as well but I cannot find rain gear that can hold up to the abuse I put it through. I have tri

EBL USB Smart Battery Charger For AAA and AA Batteries

EBL USB Battery Charger For AAA and AA I was sent this EBL battery charger with an 8 pack of AA batteries rated at 2300 mAh to review. The following are my honest impressions and field test results. First when I opened the package I was happy to see that the

Bedini Motor Charging 12 Volt Lithium Battery With 6 Volts AA

Bedini Motor Charging 12 Volt Lithium Battery With 6 Volts AA I am charging a 12.6 Volt Lithium battery pack that I made using a bunch of 4.2 Volt 4000 mAH cells. The total AH rating of the Lithium pack is 32 AH. And I am charging this up with some AA flashlight batteries in s

Spring Like Homestead Day Package Arrived And The Sawmill Lives

Springlike Homestead Day Package Arrived And The Sawmill Lives Finally we are getting a bit of Spring like weather with temperatures around 50 degrees F. The snow is melting on our homestead and we can see the grass once more. A package arrived today with a ThruNite TT20 tacti

Skidding Logs With A Lawn Mower For The Sawmill

Skidding Logs With A Lawn Mower For The Sawmill You can skid logs with a lawn mower (garden tractor) if you take it easy. I have skidded logs with my garden tractor for years and it is still going strong. It mows the lawn, does chores on the property and skids logs as needed q

How I Quit Sugar And Beat Gout Naturally

How I Quit Sugar And Now Feel 20 Years Old Again Physically And Mentally A couple months ago I cut out all sugar and processed foods from my diet. Now I feel like I am 20 years old again both mentally and physically. I suffered with spontaneous swelling of th

Make Your Own Budget DIY Survival Seed Banks

Simple DIY Budget Survival Seed Bank A survival seed bank is a batch of various vegetable and herb seeds which are packaged in a way which prolongs their shelf life. Most survival seed banks are over priced though and you can make your own survival seed banks at home with ea

Guinea Fowl Advantages Vs Chickens And Why We Prefer Guineas

Guinea Fowl Advantages Vs Chickens And Why We Prefer Guineas We have both guineas and chickens on our homestead. Both are free ranging on 2 acres of land. But we prefer guineas because they are more multi purpose birds than chickens.

DIY Miller Table Recovering A LOT Of Fine Gold From My Yard

DIY Miller Table Recovering A LOT Of Fine Gold From My Yard And A Miller Table Explained     I converted my sluice box into a Miller Table quite easily by painting it and then roughing up the paint so it wou

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