Best Wood For Heating
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Best Wood For Heating

Have you ever wondered what is the best wood to use for heating and burning in a wood stove? Ever wondered how much heat that a particular wood species will provide when burned? Did you know that one cord of firewood provides the heat equivalent to that produced by burning 200 to 250 gallons of…

Best Wood Stove For Preparedness
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Best Wood Stove For Preparedness

A wood stove may be one of the most important preps for the winter, especially for us northern preppers. Whether or not a wood stove is your primary or backup source of heat, it’s simplicity and readily available fuel source makes it a no-brainer for preppers in a colder climate. Not long ago we moved…

Off Grid Living: Propane Gas
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Off Grid Living: Propane Gas

I’ve recently moved and now have propane gas. I couldn’t be happier about it. Why? Because it is a stand-alone energy system that will provide me with heat, hot water, cooking, and whatever else I adapt to it. While it’s not my only energy source, it augments the others – and there is a certain…

How Much Coleman Fuel Do I Need?
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How Much Coleman Fuel Do I Need?

Ever wondered how much Coleman camp stove fuel (ColemanĀ® Fuel – white gas, or propane) that you would consume or use under certain conditions? Many of us have one of these stoves, the brand name of which has been around for decades and is considered to be of good quality. I thought it would be…