May 16, 2020

Money Mondays: Find Cheap Emergency Lighting Under $20

by Bernie Carr Anytime a major natural disaster occurs, the aftermath usually includes a power outage. Just look at a few recent reports: Canada: Hurricane Dorian’s sting in the tail leaves 500,000 without power Thousands still without power Monday after powerful storms rake Dallas-Fort Worth Over 5 million people without power across Ohio Avoid being stuck in the dark by preparing your light sources ahead of time. Build your lighting collection using these two tips These tips are from Ron […]

HeadLamp 330s – Part 3 of BioLite Solar Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, A week ago, I unpacked the BioLite’s Prep Kit – Apartment Edition. In Part 1 of the series, I reviewed the Solar Home 360 which includes the solar panel, Control Box, 2 Hanging Lights, 1 Security Light. Read all about it here.   Part 2 covered the Sunlight Portable Solar Light here. Today, I am reviewing another part of the kit, the Headlamp 330, a headlamp and Light Diffusing Stuffsack that turns it into […]

Super Simple and Cheap Emergency Lamp

This post is by Bernie Carr, My last homemade lamp creation continues to be a very popular post.  I thought it’s about time to try making an even simpler one, with items that can be found in most homes.  This lamp, as my previous one, was learned from reading  Lanterns, Lamps & Candles by Ron Brown, which contains a wealth of information about emergency lighting. Materials The items needed for this lamp are very easy to find: Cotton ball or […]

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