Category Archives: Improvisation

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

Kayak Progress

Don’t look like much yet. All dry fitted. I just had some time between rain threats and household chores. I have the bow stem where I want it now and will start next time on the stern stem. I worked … Continue reading

Posted in Homebrew, Improvisation, Kayak | 1 Comment

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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21st Century Longhunter Gear

I started with a Rossi 12 gauge single shot.  Model: S121280BS                        Caliber: 12 GAUGE           Choke: Modified           Capacity: Single Shot Barrel Length: 28″           Action: Break Open … Continue reading

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Vid and Survival Thoughts

Here’s the final edit of the maiden voyage of the beach mariner, Enjoy. I love discount stores. I got a  few items from a local Ollies store. Krylon paints for the boat at  $1.99 a can, A stainless steel cup … Continue reading

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The Pain, The Pain!

My shoulders feel like they belong to someone else. It’ll work out the next few times I get back to the water. The kayak has a name now, It’s called FUBAR. In the works are the addition of two hard … Continue reading

Posted in Improvisation, Kayak, Preparations, River, River Trip | 1 Comment

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

Talking About Boats

Back when I was fleshing out what I wanted in a boat for a planned expedition, I ran afoul of a bunch of know-it-alls. Big on advice they wouldn’t never put in to practice personally and generally useless in any … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Boats, Design, DIY, Finity's End, Homebrew, Improvisation, River, River Trip, Rowing, Sailing, Scow, Water Safety

Grid Down, Boat Stuff, A Solar Improvisation…

As near as I can tell almost the entire Southwest Pa corner went dark this afternoon. No mention on the news, The power Co’s web site, ever unhelpful was reporting a few hundred customers out. Boat Stuff:  To speed things … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Boats, Cheapskate, DIY, Fan, Finity's End, frugal, Homebrew, Improvisation, Mods, Parasitism, Sailing, Scow, solar charger, Solar Fan, Sun | 8 Comments