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by MotherLodeBeth
Sat Nov 02, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: Car and Auto Projects
Topic: Welcome to the Automotive Discussions
Replies: 4
Views: 13593

Re: Welcome to the Automotive Discussions

The only better fuel mileage advise I can give that I know works is lose weight. The more weight the vehicle has to carry the worse gas mileage you get. Its why we only have dehydrated foods (our own) along with a hand pump water filter from REI, and a two 36 inch pieces of carpet in the trunk area....
by MotherLodeBeth
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Off Grid Living Discussions
Topic: Discussions about living off the grid
Replies: 8
Views: 13960

Re: Discussions about living off the grid

We belong to the Tiny House Society and know many many people who have build modern clean easy to heat etc tiny homes on wheels for around $5k. http://tinyhousetalk.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; has some great information. Have you heard of them Troy?
by MotherLodeBeth
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Wild Edibles & Natural Foods Discussions
Topic: Food Preservation
Replies: 7
Views: 13024

Re: Food Preservation

We have a year round garden, and do the BackToEdenFilm.com method. In winter we have a section that has straw bale walls and a thick tripe clear sheet plastic roof so light can get in but the heat doesn't escape. We grow and preserve most of what we eat. What we do not grow, forage, hunt we buy from...
by MotherLodeBeth
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:32 pm
Forum: Alternate Energy Discussions
Topic: Alternative Energy - Propane
Replies: 11
Views: 14928

Re: Alternative Energy - Propane

Here in the California Sierra bwteeen Lake Tahoe and Yosemite propane is very much off the grid because one owns their propane tank. Some folk have the tank on a secure licensed trailer so they can take it to town to get refilled or often just so they can drive down their half mile or mile long driv...