You all know that I’m a prepper so I personally believe that someday a doomsday scenario will take place in the United States. To me and my family, it’s not a matter of “if” but a matter of “when” this will happen. When this day does eventually come around, we have no idea how long we might find ourselves having to survive on our own. If civilized society breaks down, one thing is for sure, you won’t be able to take your generator down to your local small engine shop and ask them to tune it up for you.
I’m fortunate enough to be married to a man who happens to be pretty handy when it comes to fixing things. When money was tight, he’s repaired our cars on numerous occasions. Granted, there have been times when the repair was too complicated for his skill level but over all, he’s actually been able to do quite a few of the repairs that we needed himself. One time, he even replaced the engine in our Ford Bronco II. He had never attempted such a big job but with the help of a service manual and A LOT OF PATIENCE, he was actually able to complete the job.
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