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“You can solve all the world’s problems in a garden.”

– Geoff Lawton

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We have only had the ECOFLOW River Pro for a small time. Our initials assessment is all good and it has added some much needed redundancy to our energy needs. Our plans are add another larger power station in future when we add solar to our homestead. 

IR Flood Light

In rural settings there tends to be a lack the common ambient light found in suburban and urban areas. IR Flood lights can expanded the observable area to your security cameras. 

Today video is a first look at the rechargeable Coleman Quickpump. 

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Coleman Quickpump

Coleman Air Mattress 

 

Criminal activity is on the rise across the U.S. to include rural areas. How are you protecting your hard work and most precious assets? Today’s video discusses just that issue. 

FOSCAM Outdoor PTZ (4x Optical Zoom) HD 1080P WiFi Security Camera – Pan Tilt Wireless IP Camera with Night Vision up to 196ft, IP66 Weatherproof Shell, WDR, Motion Alerts, and More (FI9928P)

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As discussed in our Homestead Security video, PTZ cameras can dramatically improve your security posture. The Foscam F19928P can help remove blind spots and reduce the need for multiple cameras.

Details: Pan Tilt Wireless IP Camera with Night Vision up to 66ft, IP66 Weatherproof Shell, WDR, Motion Alerts, and More

Cloud Service Costs

3-days: $39.99 (first year)

7-days: $49.99

15-days: $79.99

30-days: $129.99

Guardline Wireless Driveway Alarm – 2 Motion Detector Alarm Sensors & 1 Receiver, 1/4 Mile Range, Weatherproof Outdoor Security Alert System for Home & Property

Mr Beams Solar Wedge 8 LED Security Outdoor Motion Sensor Wall Light, 4-Pack, Black. These useful lights are perfect for those locations with no AC power. 

We like to be self-reliant here at Ravenwood Acres and the pet category often gets over looked. Therefore, I decided to put together my own dog bath kit and share it with you. You could make this system off-grid if you add in a ECOFLOW Power Station or a fuel based power generator.

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Shower Pump kit

Immersion Heater 

Check out a cool and useful battery powered water dispenser. It can to used for normal everyday use and it can be very useful in a emergency situation.

 

We recently purchased the EcoFlow RIVER Pro portable power station. We are excited to test and evaluate this product on Ravenwood acres. Additionally, we will be hitting the road this fall and I am sure it will come in handy. 

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Between the Lines Vlogs

My weekly vlogs have a wide range of topic yet most correlate to the preparedness mindset. 

The Homestead

An important part of preparedness in communications. There is no doubt that our mobile devices have improved our lives. Not mentioned their role in saving countless lives. However, past disasters have shown us that we cannot solely rely on the cell phone network. If you are interesting in learning more about emergency communications click the button below. 

Check out my Coleman Lantern collection and popular repair video series. 

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We have been using Renogy products for years and are excited to become an affiliate. Stay tune for some upgrade videos on our solar chicken coop and more.