Self Sufficiency Skills

Self-reliance has always been an important skill; for many throughout history, the ability to be self-sufficient made the difference between life and death. These days, with every commodity readily available, it can be hard to understand why self-reliance is still relevant, let alone important. Without going into any doomsday scenario where some kind of collapse would remove … More Self Sufficiency Skills

DIY dehumidifier

After encountering some damp in Freya’s wardrobe, we found a small crack in a cable gland which we believe to be the point of entry for moisture. We have resolved this with some sealant, but to be extra safe we made a small dehumidifier to stand in the bottom of the cupboard. There are a … More DIY dehumidifier

12v Solar setup part 3: installation

After looking at components and sizing requirements, we should now be ready for installation. The basic connections are fairly straightforward: If you have more than one panel or battery, please scroll down to sections on arrays and banks before commencing installation. The Physical Installation Fit the mounting brackets and cable gland Step 1: Decide where you … More 12v Solar setup part 3: installation