Category Archives: Freedom Machines

The Apocalypse Buggout Bike

12 speed with twist grip shifting, steel frame, steel rims, Kenda K816 Tires, Thorn Resistant tubes, Schwinn cargo rack w/ammo can, Zefal USB Light Set Combo, old school sprung seat (changed to a schwinn quilted padded spring seat), 5 minute … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Cheapskate, Cool stuff, Freedom Machines, frugal, Improvisation, S.H.T.F.H.P.V. Project | 2 Comments

Splices and Stuff

Made progress this afternoon on the keel splice. Next I’ll work on the chine log splices. Making a 12 foot boat out of 8 foot stock is taxing. Not as taxing as doing wood strip work. Well, with the keel … Continue reading

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The Boat Is Started

I had a window of cool air without rain for a bit yesterday afternoon. So I knocked up a minimal strong back and started making the frames out of 3/4 pine. After knocking up the frame I worked on truing … Continue reading

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Selling The Boat

I listed the kayak on craigslist and got 8 hits in the first hour. It will have a new home tonight, I’m sure. I need the cash from the sale to start on kayak #2. I might just build 2 … Continue reading

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Changing Up

I’m looking for a new job as the old one went away. I was also owed 400 bucks and I do not see it working out very soon. Well, Karma is a bitch. So I can almost feel sorry for … Continue reading

Posted in Bridge Rectifier, Fan, Freedom Machines, Homebrew, Improvisation | 3 Comments

21st Century Longhunter Gear 2

Well, it’s a start anyhow. I’m pleased with the Rossi, though I might shorten it by 8 inches. The B-3 pellet rifle has nailed a fair share of squirrels. I find the cheap Tanto’s are some good kit after a … Continue reading

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Bike Post 2

The bike goes back to the retailer Sat. Something about a bent peddle crank. I was pleased with it’s performance right up until the crank bent during a bill paying run. I may upgrade my choice instead of just accepting … Continue reading

Posted in Bedini, Design, DIY, Freedom Machines, Homebrew, Improvisation, Pulse Width Modulation | 2 Comments

New Wheels

Pictured is my newest freedom machine. 29 inch beach cruiser single speed. It is about to get an 24 volt dc electrical upgrade, so I don’t have a heart attack on the hills. Other upgrades planned: Panniers, Lights, Radio, Trailer, … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows…

I swear, some folks don’t know their a$$es from a hole inna ground. I guess this comes under myths and legends. Let’s get started. I shoot brass frame pistols with live rounds without problems. Including converter cylinders. FACT! I got … Continue reading

Posted in Ammo, Attitude, BP, Freedom Machines, frugal, Guns, Preparations | 5 Comments

Dirt Poor

Back when I was a kid, I had to go find shells to reload if I wanted to shoot any. I would come home with a five gallon bucket full and Pap and I would sort them and choose some … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Cobray, Excalibur, FMJ, Freedom Machines, frugal, Guns, Homebrew, Leinad, Preparations | 6 Comments