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  1. Keith

    Our New Water Pump.

    I decided that as we have so much excess solar power I would be better off with an electric water pump to pump water from our lower collection 5000 gallon cement water tank to our upper house feed tank than the petrol fire pump we have been using. Survival wise we will probably always have 240...
  2. Keith

    Bought A New Generator.

    We have had 5 days of overcast & rain in a row. The power is still holding but as my Wife had to take one of our Granddaughters shopping today I got her to pick up a new generator whilst she was in the city. This one has a Kabota petrol engine with a 6 hour running time & is 5.5 KVA. Our main...
  3. Keith

    Use Solar Power To Keep Your Devices Charged During And After The Storm

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonykarcz/2017/09/08/use-solar-power-to-keep-your-devices-charged-during-and-after-the-storm/#6e8967876584
  4. Keith

    Living Off Grid.

    We have been living off grin for about 40 years now, over 20 of those years without electricity. I hunted for meat with my Flintlock Fusil though I hunt less these days because we can afford to purchase meat. We are looking at keeping some stock though, & did for a while some years ago. We have...
  5. Keith

    Solar Power For Off Grid.

    We have four large 6 volt batteries giving us 24 volts DC. This is then converted into 250 volts AC, which supplies our house with electricity 24-7. We started off with the 8 panels in the center as recommended, but despite the fact that we use very little electricity (not a lot of gadgets)...
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