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Outlook Oklahoma Magazine Article on our off grid lifestyle.

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We were interviewed by Ms. Heide Branches a months back and the Outlook Oklahoma Magazine has published the article. It is available online and in copy. Outlook Magazine Article . Life off the grid http://issuu.com/edmondoutlook/docs/outlook_july15/31?e=1468143/13767441 We hope you enjoy the article. Only one mistake in the article was the amount of solar generation. Article says 21070 watts but its unto 2170 watts per hour for the hours of sun we have. Please Like, Comment, Share!! Do what you must. God Bless. Please use my Amazon link to buy at Amazon. I earn a few pennies when you use my link http://tinyurl.com/ouroffgridsolarcabin Check out our Web Site http://www.ouroffgridsolarcabin.com We have a blog there and adding a lot of content to explain our lifestyle and how to go off the grid. Our FB page link https://www.facebook.com/solarcabin My FB Page link https://www.facebook.com/ouroffgridsolarcabin Our G+ Page https://plus.google.com/u/0/101008385143088931311/posts Please Like, Comment, Share do what you must. God Bless. Donate if you want. https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=truck399%40gmail%2ecom&lc=US&item_name=Our%20Off%20Grid%20Solar%20Cabin%2eorg&currency_code=USD&bn=PP%2dDonationsBF%3abtn_donateCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted Hat Cam is ActionCamNX with Hat clip by PedsProducts.com Canon Vixia HF R500 Video camera with zxr300 compact stereo video microphone. Video Edited with Camtasia 2 for Mac http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.html and edited with Wondershare Video Editor. (SUPER EASY AND POWERFUL) http://www.wondershare.com/video-editor/ free trial This Video is the property of Bill and Rosa our off grid solar cabin. DO NOT use any portion of this video without our expressed permission. TAGS: “our off grid solar cabin” Solar Wind “solar power” “wind Power” “solar cabin” homesteading homestead “AIMS Inverter” mppt DIY “Do it yourself” chickens “chicken tractor” yanmar “yanmar 1900 tractor” solar wind MWandS MW&S “Missouri wind and sun” “Midnite Solar Classic” “solar system” farming offgrid “off the grid” “off grid” DAV Veteran Navy “tiny house” “composting toilet” composting “rain collection” family “water collection” land garden green “green living” “24 volt system” “24 volt battery bank” “24 volt solar system” Freedom “freedom of speech” “independent living” “ living in a semi” “life in a semi” “living in a truck” “self sufficient” independent freedom canning “all american canner” CANNING “canning meat” “canning chicken” “Homemade soap” “homemade laundry soap” “small cabin” “small home” “less is more” “simple living” “simple life style” framing well “hand dug well” wiring “DC wiring” “AC wiring” “solar world” “24 volt panels” “golf cart batteries” “trojan batteries” “trojan L16e” energizer “energizer GC2” Trucking "life on the road" Truckdriving "truck driving" "over the road trucker" "Team Drivers" Team Trucking" -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Welcome To Our Channel Who and What " https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSKdalxXBtU -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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y0nd3r (3 years ago)
Did you build your own home and did you have any problems with the building codes? I am having trouble finding anyone who has built an earthship in oklahoma, so I don't know if you would have to battle the code enforcement people so's they didn't try to bulldoze my house if I built it.
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
+y0nd3r We purchased a portable building (storage shed) 12 x 40 foot as our main startup structure. I went to the county and state to see what the building codes were in our area. Once I explained how we were going to live I got the requirements for building our own home. The County we live in has almost no restrictions other than if you hook to county water you must put in a septic system. The rest is very relaxed. We did however wire and insulate according to normal building codes. We have been inspected and passed with flying colors. Just go by the normal laws and communicate with your county and you should not have any problems. We have underground houses within 15 miles of us and they are legal. You might have to approach it as an underground home.
Southpaw210 (3 years ago)
Just a shout out....you guys are awesome.
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thank you. Just normal people sharing our way of life
Chris DIYer (3 years ago)
Nice article Bill! Didn't know you were retired Navy. We probably crossed paths somewhere.
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
+ChrisDIYerOklahoma Its a small haze grey world. you never know.
suesueg74 (3 years ago)
That is a wonderful article.
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thank you for reading it
okie-dokie acres (3 years ago)
we now have a celeberty congrats on the articale I am really glad the didn't make you guys look like a weirdo
okie-dokie acres (3 years ago)
that's what I told my wife we would still be the same if we one it would be a lot easer thoe sorry if its jumbwed aroun sleep pills are kicking in
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Still the same people. Just glad they got the information out so others can see the lifestyle
Just got done reading it! Awesome article! I love it since it really shows people what off grid living is like. You  dont need to be rich..you need to be a environmentalist who wants to save the earth..simple people and simple lives! And the best thing ab out it.IS..its no different from living on gird...your just more self sufficient and 100% free! Good job and a great thumbs up boast for all  of us people off grid!!...
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thanks for the kind words. Glad to help people understand our way of life.
Bitty Boo Brown (3 years ago)
very cool
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
+Bitty Boo Brown thank you Dana
awsome. :) page 31 :)
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thanks Chris.
TheEmptyNester (3 years ago)
Congrats! So happy for ya.
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thank you
Thanks and Happy Independence Day and God Bless
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
+Randy Panco thank you
kartof1 (3 years ago)
That fisheye lens looks excellent. Great camera location at beginning, angle and perspective you talking and driving the driving with camera capturing view out both side windows. Very cool. You may want to use that lens more often. Congrats on the magazine article. Randy in MN
TRprepper (3 years ago)
Congrats man, that awesome. You are famous now..LOL! Take care man!
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Naw. Just got lucky.
Pluto Believer (3 years ago)
excellent article...great points you covered... I like the way you stressed, your home is like anyone else's home, except it's powered by the sun...  stay safe...
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
That's the key. Just different power source.
St. Bernard Acres (3 years ago)
Is my autographed copy on the way?   Really good article.  Thanks for sharing.
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Still waiting on my hard copy with Rosa's signature. Lol.
Hayseed Homestead (3 years ago)
So does this mean we'll hafta pay for your autographs now?  :D Congrats guys and hope you're having a safe Holiday.
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Nope. Lol. We will try.
Great article for sure. Good of them for getting the word out on off grid living. jman
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thanks every little part helps others understand it.
HELEN LANE (3 years ago)
awesome article guys!!!
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thanks.
Pidasian Hippie (3 years ago)
Very good article!
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Thank you.
macsoutside tony (3 years ago)
It's about being Free. Thanks bill rosa and rebel
Bill and Rosa OffGrid (3 years ago)
Yes sir. Freedom is so precious
weetreebonsai (3 years ago)
Yup that reads pretty good!

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