EPISODE 251 DIY CAR CARE

Today i talk about diy car care. I talk about not getting ripped off by the shop when you take your car in.

I talk about the benefits of having some basic knowledge which will help you tell the mechanic whats wrong so he can better diagnose the vehicle.

I mention the benefit of having a service manual even if you never plan on fixing your own vehicle. I talk about saving money by cross referencing manufacturer part numbers and buying aftermarket parts and fluids.

I talk about the benefits of owning an engine code scanner. There are benefits of being able to read your engine codes and have an indication of whats wrong before you take your vehicle to the shop. I give a recommendation of which type of code scanner i would buy which is Here. This one is the current one i use for all of my vehicles.

You can buy my old code scanner which does obd 1&2 Here.

Here are a couple of repair videos i made.

 

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 250 TAKING KIDS FISHING

Today’s episode is on taking kids fishing. I share some of my experiences of taking my daughter fishing. I talk about how to keep them interested, the things to think about when you get started and much more.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 249 THANKS FOR THE KIND EMAILS !!!

Todays episode is on all of the emails i have been getting saying how people like my podcast better than the survival podcast. I talk about how i started the Lost Skills Podcast and how the survival podcast ties into it. Let there be no doubt about it if it wasn’t for me listening to the survival podcast i wouldn’t be doing this today. I owe a lot to The survival podcast but everyone has their own way of doing things and my podcast is how i approach podcasting. Hope you enjoy this weeks episode !!

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 248 HOW TO HARVEST RAINWATER

Todays episode is on how to harvest rainwater for your property. There are lots of reasons why you may want to harvest rainwater. You may want to water your garden with it because of chemicals being in your water if you live in a city . You may be off grid and may want to harvest rainwater because you don’t have a well. Listen in today to hear my thoughts on how to harvest rainwater in today’s episode.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 247 OFF GRID SEPTIC SYSTEMS

Todays episode is on off grid septic systems. This episode is inspired by the video on the gravity fed sink that James from survivalpunk.com uploaded on youtube. check it out below

There are many places you may want an off grid septic system such as at a hunting camp, your bug out location, or at a tiny house you have on your off grid property. I talk about the different ways that you can construct off grid septic systems.

Here is the disclaimer: 

Off grid septic systems should be built at your own risk !!! Off grid septic systems usually are not legal !!! And i am not responsible for any thing that happens when building any of the off grid septic systems i talk about in today’s episode.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE-246 GRAVITY FED SINKS

Today’s episode is on gravity fed sinks.  A gravity fed sink is very common on off grid properties where you cant run power or don’t have the capacity to power a well pump without a generator. I thought about this more after i saw the video on the gravity fed sink that James from survivalpunk.com uploaded on youtube. check it out below

I also have a version of this i made for in my garage that you can see below

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Listen into today’s show and listen in to my thoughts on a diy gravity fed sink for your off grid properties.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

 

 

EPISODE 245 LEARNING A TRADE

I know today’s episode was supposed to be about water catchment but somehow i got off topic and started about learning a trade. Sometimes a decent episode comes out of my rants.

Learning a trade can be one of the best ways to learn a skill that can be with you for the rest of your life. There are many trades out there but i talk about welding because that is the trade i went to school for. Learning a trade is one way to have very little student debt or avoid it all together. When i went to welding school i paid $4,100. now the same program costs $8,400 and you can check it out here.

Now considering that the average starting wage for a welder is $33,277.00 thats not too bad of return on your investment to lean a skill that will be with you the rest of your life. Also in about 10 years there will be a shortage of people in the skilled trades when the last of the baby boomers retire in the next 10 or so years so the average salary is probably going up.  So if you want to hear about learning a trade that will be with you the rest of your life listen in today!

You can hear my episode on buying a welder by clicking the picture below.

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Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 244 NATURAL FENCING

Today’s episode is on mt thoughts on natural fencing.I talk about diffrent types of living fencing such as, living fence, rock walls,round wood and split rail fencing. I discuss their uses , how to construct them, and what they may be used for. i also discuss saving money using natural fencing so listen in to hear more.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 243 THE HAMMER SLINGSHOT

Today’s episode is going to be my inital review of The Hammer slingshot from simple-shot.com . The Hammer is a modular system that can go between being a regular slingshot and a sling bow which makes it perfect for hunting in the woods or being in your bugout bag. The design of The Hammer lets you remove the regular slingshot head and replace it with a sling bow head giving it a lot of versatility in the field. The Hammer has a rail on it for mounting accessories on it as well. You can buy a bowfishing setup for it or you can make other attachments for it as well. Listen in to today’s show to hear all of my thoughts on the hammer slingshot.

Click on the banner below to go to their site and check out all of their products on their site. you can also save 10% on select products by Joining the LSP Workshop here.

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Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE-242 VACATIONING FOR SURVIVAL

This weeks episode is on vacationing for survival,  Why is that important ? Mental health thats why! As preppers we can get caught up in the doom and gloom of prepping. Also sometimes we need to get away from a stressful job or need to have dome quality time with your kids or your husband or wife. So today i share some of my experiences of my vacation to Mackinac island  with my wife. i have been there several times with my wife and daughter and i am sure i will go back several more times in the coming years. i also have some thoughts on what would happen if there was some kind of disaster such as a pandemic and you were trapped there.

This episode was inspired by an episode i heard on the survival punk podcast. You can listen to them by clicking HERE.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF