How is it possible a wool coat could last 40 years and in almost perfect condition? My wool coat was purchased in our first year of marriage 25 years ago. I am amazed that it has lasted this long, you could take that either way. To have a coat that hasn't fallen apart with regular … Continue reading Best Wool Coat for $6.50: A 25 Year Review in the Making
I have wanted an electric chainsaw for a few years now, and when I was asked by my wife and son what I wanted for Father’s Day, I went with the Oregon CS1500. The Oregon electric plugin chainsaw was one of the few chainsaws left out there that doesn’t use batteries. I did not want … Continue reading Bucking Challenge: Electric v. Gas
Earlier this year, our generator pull start rope broke as well as the spring with the starter recoil assembly. We were left in a terrible position, but had enough power to ration until the new part arrived. The new part broke in the 1st pull. If not for the advice of a few subscribers, we … Continue reading How to start a generator when the pull rope breaks
For the past several years, I have been nursing our plastic gas cans and even hunting for used gas cans at second hand stores and garage sales. I cannot express the frustration I have encountered with these worthless new gas cans; the nozzles are pure junk, made so cheaply they break and you can't get … Continue reading Best Gas Can on the Market
When you come across a piece of clothing that is made well, performs for the intended tasks, and is priced right, you cannot help but talk about it. I was given the Carhartt Women’s, Full Swing, Quick Duck, Norwich Jacket as a birthday present from my husband. He knew that I was in need of … Continue reading Off Grid Clothing -I love my Jacket!