Mad Meikles Podcast 12 The Apple Show

It is Fall here in the Mountains and Foothills and that means it is Apple season. In this Episode it is all about the humble and glorious Malus. Sheane and Heath discuss the many uses as well as how it conjures up memories. Get out the napkins to wipe the drool away and sit back and…

Mad Meikles Podcast 11

  The Mad Meikles have a great episode for you this time. In this episode Heath and Sheane discuss the fascinating world of Aquaponics and the offshoot of it which Sheane likes to call Rabbitponics. They discuss setting up a system on the cheap and planning the system for optimum success. The above picture is…

Mad Meikles Podcast 10

This time around The Mad Meikles discuss making Lemonade from Lemons. Creating cost effective meals from surplus. Join Heath and Sheane as they delve into the subject of using a glut of something to create a gourmet meal for a pauper’s price.   When Making your “Lemonade” consider the great products made by the fine…

The Off Grid Journey to Self Sufficiency Part 2 Batteries

  In the first installment of “The Off Grid Journey to Self Sufficiency”  we touched briefly on Batteries and Battery Banks. In this installment we will go into more detail including sourcing batteries for cheap, restoring batteries, and building the battery bank. You could alway get your batteries new, but if you are like me…

The Off Grid Journey to Self Sufficiency Part 1

For years I have wanted to cut the wires and be done with the power company. With the ever increasing power rates that are only going to get higher I came to the realization that this was the ideal time to make this happen. I don’t have unlimited resources and thus I needed to do…

Mad Meikles Podcast 9

Welcome to the latest episode. In this episode Heath and Sheane take you into their workshops to hear the latest project they are working on. Below you’ll find some pictures of the projects discussed in the episode. http://madmeikles.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Mad-Meikles-Podcast-9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSS

Mad Meikles Podcast 8

This episode of the Mad Meikles Podcast is all about sourcing material for hacking. From Auto Wreckers to the big box stores Sheane and Heath discuss the pros and cons of each.     http://madmeikles.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Mad-Meikles-Podcast-8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSS

Mad Meikles Podcast 7

In this episode of the Mad Meikles Podcast Sheane and Heath discuss their love of hacking. Now before you reach for the phone to turn them in and collect the reward, they aren’t talking about computer hacking they are talking about the fine art of repurposing things into something that they weren’t originally intended for.   http://madmeikles.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Mad-Meikles-Podcast-7.mp3Podcast: Play…

Ancho chilli sliders

I had an epiphany of sorts. Either that our I just caught up to the rest of society. I grew up in cattle country.  A place where farmers loved their cows almost as much as their wives and beef was the staple of every household for pretty much every meal. Those day’s are fast disappearing,…

The Art of Drying Food

When Weston Products offered to sponsor a giveaway on our site of their 6 Rack Digital Dehydrator I was excited, but when they said they were going to send me one to try out and review I became nervous. What if I didn’t like the thing? I mean I have 4 dehydrators that I use…