Mad Meikles Podcast 15 Meat and Butchery Part 1

This episode is the first of two episodes that Heath and Sheane will be doing on meat and butchery. They start off in this episode discussing Memphis Meats a company working on supplying meat grown 100% in the laboratory.  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/memphis-meats-meat-without-slaughter-environment–2#/ They then go on to discuss sourcing meat and then finally get into how to go…

Mad Meikles Podcast 14 Interview with Frank Schwieger Part 2

In Part 2 Sheane and Frank discuss Frank’s co-generation system as well as a few other offgrid things.   Frank’s Youtube Channel   http://madmeikles.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Mad-Meikles-Podcast-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | RSS

Mad Meikles Podcast 13 Interview With Frank Schwieger

  This is Part 1 of an interview Sheane conducted with Frank Schwieger. Frank is a partner in Carbonbite Innovations a Solar Energy Company based in Red Deer Alberta. Frank is a big proponent of Solar and offgrid living and is an innovator in offgrid power systems. In part one Sheane and Frank discuss many aspects…

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: Apple Podcasts | 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: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | RSS