I buy and sell Extraterestrial materials, [Meteorites] as well as gems and minerals. I also make custom jewelry from rocks purchased or found on the
ground. you would be surprised at the amount of good Jasper and agate to be had for free. Do some research about your local area and go rock hunting.
many areas have historic Meteorite strewn fields, where collecting can still be successful. Sell the stuff on E-bay, or to rock dealers at gem and
mineral shows. The meteorites will always sell well if priced reasonably.
If you want more of a consistent income, and have or wish to learn a few basic skills, try this. Mobile RV Repair.
Buy a set of Books called RVIA [recreational Vehicle Industry association]
or see if you can find a used set. They run about $500......for the whole set, but are sold separately . Also the appliance manufacturers will send
out manuals as well, often better books. Look online for Manuals, they are available for free if you look. WWW. bryantsrv.com has a ton of good
You will need basic knowledge of 12 volt D/C elect, 110 volt A/C
elect, plumbing, Lp Gas, etc.
It is not as hard as it sounds, and you could start just doing furnace repair only, or water heaters. You could learn waterheaters in less than a day,
and just repair them. An average service call on a water heater is $50 just to show my face, and an hour labor $100, plus the parts markup...
Many jobs will make you more...
Roof reseals can be worth $1200 or more for a days labor. Materials run $200 or so. Remember many of these coaches cost upwards of $1,000,000 so a
$1200 roof seal is no big deal to the cust.
You could learn how to seal a roof in an hour, its just hard work.
Knowing RV repair is also a great thing to have in your brain. RVs can be setup to live off the grid very easily. My 27' trailer is great for shtf
When you feel confident enough, just get van, Put some advertizing on it, a few ladders on the roof, etc. or even just work out of your trunk. In my
state ins. or bond in not required for mobile RV service, although I have it. Get a business lic. for about $50. Advertise in the yellow pages, its
spendy [about $225 mo.] but will make or break ya! You can get a state LP Gas Lic. cheap. Just an open book test in Oregon, No brainer if you can
You will need a cell phone, and a few basic tools. I purchased thousands of dollars worth of tools when I started this, and I rarely use any of them.
Just a small tool tote, the basics, and a multi meter, and 12 volt light tester, and a manometer, does 95% of the work.
Wholesale Parts account is easy to get, and markups are surprising.
Been doing this for 4 yrs. now. I set my own hrs, pick and choose my jobs, and charge $80 to $125 an hour. The one big problem now is self discipline,
and Tax time!!
. You have to go to work when the phone rings!! Dang it!!
Please dont do this in Central Oregon! Or Portland Metro........