Category Archives: How to do things for yourself

Faraday Shields for Preppers

FARADAY  SHIELDS By Charles Henry Everybody throws around the term “Faraday shields” or Faraday cages, but let’s be specific about what it is and how it is a must item for preppers. Named after an expert in electricity, Mr. Faraday, … Continue reading

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Prepper Custom Service; Plans Evaluations and Advice

I offer my services to evaluate your prepper plans, equipment, and goals.  Send first email describing what you need and I will quote a price via PayPal.  Let me help you.  charlesharpole@yahoo.com

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Thermite: I invented it

In the advanced chem high school class, I wanted to create some rocket fuel.  I tried number of things, like a good scientist, until I came up with a combination of ingredients that did what I wanted… long hot burn. … Continue reading

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Merit award to Somjit

££   AWARD  OF  MERIT    ££ TO “ SOMJIT  PHOSIT ”   Great mother, caring love of husband, able to conquer all Thailand bureaucracy.   Presented this day 27 june 2014   For meritorious service to her family, overcoming many problems … Continue reading

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Preppers use of Ham Radio

HAM RADIO AS A PREPPER TOOL By Charles Henry, K4VUD, ham radio operator Many preppers want communications options during times of vast calamities that shut off normal cell phone and other means for a long time. Often, ham radio is … Continue reading

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Yaesu rotor Factory Message

YAESU FACTORY MESSAGE 2014   The grease that our technician uses to grease the bearings is Valvoline DuraBlend Synthetic Part# VV278.   In regards to replacing the pot, we strongly recommend that you send the rotor to us to have … Continue reading

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Yaesu rotor repair pic

Close up view of rotor pot

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Repair of Yaesu Rotor model 2800dx

Under construction

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Yaesu rotor repair

Defective pot removed, note wire colors

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Yaesu rotor interior

Pulling defective pot from its position.

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