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Today I wanted to discuss the building of the Ultimate Work Truck. This is a project I have had on my mind since I sold my favorite truck while we still lived in Missouri. I really miss that truck and haven’t had a truck that can compete since then. This is not going to be a truck that will be purchased new, nor will it have a bunch of bling added. Im looking for a real work truck and be able to build it on a budget. I only have a couple of requests:
I can not say enough about these little tractors. Ours is the Case 448 Garden Tractor. With the hydraulic system, a rear PTO valve can be installed which runs a multitude of attachments (factory tiller, wood splitter and wood chipper) along with just about any other hydraulically operated contraption you could dream up.
Every once in a while a truck comes by that causes total truck envy. Im not one for wanting something that costs so much, but this is pure awesome. This is what I would call KING of trucks! Built by Legacy Classic Trucks, the Legacy Power Wagon is one sick machine! These are hand-built by
We spent some time collecting yard sale finds to create the ultimate storage system for only $40!!! Using ammo cans, tool drawer boxes, and some ingenuity we created what we think is the easiest storage systems you could have in a truck bed. Go Marge!!
We have been asked through several emails to provide a cheap viable option for a bug out vehicle, something that could handle all your homestead needs, and something that could be done for cheap! Well here is the introduction to Marge! She will be the ultimate homesteader truck for under $5000.
With Spring right around the corner, Im looking for cool designs in creating a pizza oven! Here is a very simple and nice design for one!
I have always wanted to make my own butter. I even scored an antique butter churn from a local antique store for $10. I just never had the heart to use it. Then I found this great article using Lehmans butter churn. Find the great article here: http://adventures-in-country-living.blogspot.com/2012/04/churning-butter-with-lehmans-best.html
National Self Reliance Organization new blogtalk radio
Now I love my multi-tool, but this takes it to a whole new level. I was very impressed with how many uses it has. Obviously some things seemed like a stretch, but others appear to be very useful.
Water Storage Info: I am sure that if you are reading this you already know how important it is to have water storage. After I read about Iowa City having to use bottled water it reminded me that perhaps we should talk on the subject some more. Store shelves can literally be emptied in hours!