posted on Jan, 9 2008 @ 06:57 AM
I have been making plans to bug out if Martial Law comes for a while now. Some of the things Ive done...
I have 3 emergency packs, one in the house and one hidden outside along a path I will be taking to get out of town.
The 3rd pack is hidden at a make-shift shelter Ive built in the mountains. The pack has nitrogen packed food which will last 25 years along with many
other necessities (see my post titles complete guide to surviving martial law)
The shelter itself is built from local trees and some lumber I managed to get up there with my atv. Its partly built into a hill for concealment. Ive
even started preparations to bring water from a stream via piping to the shelter.
I could survive just fine on my own in the shelter as it is but I have children and a wife to bring as well. Im thinking I want some electricity to
power some devices such as...
portable dvd /tv player
I dont want to be weighed down nor rely on batteries for power. I also definitely dont want a gas generator, I have one and theyre extremely noisy and
rely on gasoline.
Im looking for a portable power device. Ive run across a few sites that have a portable solar device that seems decent. Winter is a consideration
though as we get overcast skies from snowstorms. I would prefer a portable wind power device.
Keep in mind, I know nothing about electricity and wiring so Im not looking to build something. Im looking for a complete device where I simply just
plug into it. And the device should have a battery to store power when Im not using it (i noticed several devices are just plug and use immediately
with no means to save power for later use)
The one item Ive found so far...
The other ones Ive found are way to large to get into the moutains. And like I said, wind would be preferable. I ve even wondered about using hydro
power (the stream really moves) but it would mean a device in the water that might be seen and I havent found anything anyway.
There doesnt seem to me much out there to choose from. The camping / survival sites Ive looked only have the small items that would recharge a cell
phone or laptop. Nothing to allow a heater to run for hours though.
Please post any devices or websites you've come across if you can. Thanks