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by tweakinreaper
Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Camper and RV Repair
Topic: RV Exterior Improvments
Replies: 10
Views: 22288

Re: RV Exterior Improvments

mr bugsier5 wrote:Maybe an idea to fill plastic garbage bags with the fallen leaves as this is all natural insulation! ;) They are free and you have more than enough!
Tapping rebar poles in the ground could hold them in place.
by tweakinreaper
Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Upside-down flowerpot heater
Replies: 1
Views: 4071

Upside-down flowerpot heater

Using 2 (one smaller) terracotta flowerpots, a bolt, some large washers and nuts, Bolt the smaller pot inside the larger pot with 2 or more nuts for spacing top your alcohol stove you found at the yard sale.(or make a DIY video of the soda can alcohol stove). Placing it across from your bed could re...
by tweakinreaper
Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:12 am
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: HOLY HOT-SOCKS BATMAN!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 3820

HOLY HOT-SOCKS BATMAN!!!

By placing 1-3 rows in layers of bricks wide ways along the length of the top of the wood stove to help slowly release heat after the woodstove has went out, or make a heatshield from scrap(thicker the metal, the better). You can place socks(the ones with too many sewn up holes in them) filled with ...
by tweakinreaper
Sun Nov 17, 2013 5:09 am
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Used milk jugs=warmth+water storage
Replies: 1
Views: 3997

Used milk jugs=warmth+water storage

Washing out used milk jugs and filling with water can soak up the heat during the day or any warm time and then they will slowly release the heat back into the room over time thus helping to stave off cold returns to the RV and prolonging the heat overnight when the fire goes out in the woodstove. S...
by tweakinreaper
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Camper and RV Repair
Topic: RV Exterior Improvments
Replies: 10
Views: 22288

Re: RV Exterior Improvments

haybales houses might be of help here for the thermal value as well. Stacking them around the shaded side of the RV may help greatly year round.
just a thought....
by tweakinreaper
Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:22 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Wind Power on the cheap cheap
Replies: 6
Views: 8429

Re: Wind Power on the cheap cheap

Another thing to watch for is celing fans as adding magnets can make a wind generator. There is many youtube videos on this.
by tweakinreaper
Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: Survival Discussions
Topic: Breakdown pallets easily with awesome pry-tool!!
Replies: 12
Views: 23920

Re: Breakdown pallets easily with awesome pry-tool!!

That is cool. I dont have a welder though nor the power to use one sadly. Been looking at them for a while now. 2 junk car batteries heavy gauge jumper cable welding rods youtube it When I did offroading this was an emergency welding snapped axles in a pinch. Find a recycling center that will let y...
by tweakinreaper
Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Power dump for 1.21 JIGAWATTS? your ideas?
Replies: 3
Views: 5517

Re: Power dump for 1.21 JIGAWATTS? your ideas?

I am looking for a 24 volt water heater to take some extra solar energy directly from the solar panels. Dedicate 1 solar panel or the small wind generator to this mounted in the bottom of your IBC with the battery/charge controller from the truck camper once your friend finds warmer housing. DC Wat...
by tweakinreaper
Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:53 am
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Power dump for 1.21 JIGAWATTS? your ideas?
Replies: 3
Views: 5517

Power dump for 1.21 JIGAWATTS? your ideas?

Being you will have PLENTY of power because of the solar and once you get the wind turbines set up properly, what are your thoughts on a power dump for excess power once your batteries get and stay topped off? 600 watts wind turbine 350 watts wind turbine 50? watts from the solid mount mini turbine(...
by tweakinreaper
Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Bring back the weekly live chat via free paltalk?
Replies: 1
Views: 4171

Bring back the weekly live chat via free paltalk?

I started watching your videos slightly too late as I missed the last few weeks of your live shows as they came to a surprising end with the round the cabin guy. Is there any chance you can make one day a week for an hour or few in the evening to open a room in Paltalk? it is free to set up and no l...