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    02-16-2017, 11:23 AM
    marked replied to a thread Generator? in Equipment
    I used to backfeed from a 5kW genny into outlets at my old house using "suicide cords" (two male adapters) like AverageJo mentioned. Wrote down the...
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    02-15-2017, 04:29 PM
    marked replied to a thread Generator? in Equipment
    Your old inverter was running fine on first/last check Cav, it's now buried under 3 layers of heavy-duty tinfoil and sitting in a box on the shelf as...
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    02-15-2017, 12:06 PM
    marked replied to a thread Generator? in Equipment
    Have cooking taken care of? We live life with only a 4kW inverter for our home, but use propane for the frig/freezer, hot water, and stove. The...
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    02-13-2017, 04:33 PM
    No problemo. Of note too is that he tested the panels open, shorted, AND under load. Then from different directions, not just straight on but from...
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    02-12-2017, 03:46 PM
    Those papers really surprised me, the author/lead researcher is well published in the EE field too. This is the only simulated EMP tests I've seen...
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    02-12-2017, 09:42 AM
    Wrong, Wrong, Wrong! You're soooo wrong about that Bruss. And I can prove it based on a 2010 report from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency about...
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    02-11-2017, 01:10 PM
    Loved that stuff as a kid, on wheat or rye with mustard. Haven't had any in years should pick some up. Our local dollar store started selling...
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    02-11-2017, 12:10 PM
    marked replied to a thread Skeeter in General Discussion
    That your backyard/back 40 Tdale? We're spoiled water-wise here, about 70' for good water. Even free flowing wells of clean water nearby. But...
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    02-11-2017, 08:36 AM
    Not so sure about that Bruss. A solar panel is really just a giant circuit board, each solar cell being a semiconductor not unlike a diode with a...
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    02-10-2017, 07:47 PM
    Guessing you want or need regular access to the devices Joe? I'm with Bruss that the seals/seams are the weak point, and would likely need some...
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    02-01-2017, 12:51 PM
    Outstanding. Any plans to add batteries or otherwise be able to use it grid down? I'm still working on a car heater, more testing this weekend I...
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    01-29-2017, 07:55 PM
    That's what I was wondering at first, but thinking now it might have just been the paper towels burning. Maybe cheap single-ply TP would be cleaner...
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    01-29-2017, 06:03 PM
    Thanks, that's what I'm here for too! Added 10 oz of fuel which saturated the paper towels completely but not more. Drilled some holes in the...
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    01-29-2017, 05:06 PM
    Great stuff, old school craftsmanship. I've wanted a real fire set (tripod pot holder) for decades, might have to bite the bullet finally. Along...
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What brings you to this nape of the woods, neck of the wape... How come you're here? I have a somewhat odd sense of humor that doesn't always convey well in written form. If anything I write sounds sarcastic or preposterous it's a good sign I'm just joking.
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Canadian border state that begins with a "M"
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eh, survivin' I guess
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Classified. Actually, it really was once.

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