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ldsecure replied to ldsecure's discussion Duracell Procell Pro AGM 155ah
"these are 12v AGM sealed lead batteries, so at the listed before quantity that would be 1860 vs…"
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Hillbilly Gene replied to sl dl's discussion HF Controller to run 6V Radio
"The 3-volt, 6-volt, and 9-volt outlets accept a Radio Shack 274-286 (black) or 274-287 (red),…"
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Dale Marshall replied to ldsecure's discussion Duracell Procell Pro AGM 155ah
"My Batteries are still rocking solid 12 , 6 Volt Duracell GC batteries. Total 1290 amp hr"
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dave simmon replied to The Lurker's discussion How can I test an inverter when I don't have batteries/solar setup in place
"Straight up if you decide you dont want one of them. Let me Know."
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sl dl replied to sl dl's discussion HF Controller to run 6V Radio
"thanks again,  I have been charging the coleman for two years withthe coleman adapter off the…"
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Johann replied to ldsecure's discussion Duracell Procell Pro AGM 155ah
"Thank you very much for the link. As a note, I can buy two 6 volt batteries from sam's club…"
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The Lurker replied to The Lurker's discussion How can I test an inverter when I don't have batteries/solar setup in place
"Well, dang.  I had five days to return them, they seemed to work fine but for the fans. …"
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Duracell Procell Pro AGM 155ah

Started by ldsecure in Classifieds. Last reply by ldsecure yesterday. 5 Replies

 I've got a great deal. My friend works for a Company that specializes in Batteries. These Procell AGM are listed at $299.99, but I got an amazing hookup. I can sell you these for $175.00 now that deal said we come to an issue of shipping. I can…Continue

HF Controller to run 6V Radio

Started by sl dl in General Discussion. Last reply by Hillbilly Gene on Tuesday. 8 Replies

I think I posted his in the wrong place earlier. Sorry for the duplication.Hello to all. I just bought a good radio with SW and Weather capabilities as well as am/fm. It takes 4 D cell batteries to make 6V or runs on 120 which I only have through an…Continue

How can I test an inverter when I don't have batteries/solar setup in place

Started by The Lurker in Power Inverters. Last reply by dave simmon on Monday. 12 Replies

I stopped at local Harbor Freight, they had two used CenTech 2000/4000 inverters on clearance, 5 day warranty.  They look a little different, the sales guy said they had three different manufacturers for them.  One is model 372721415, the other is…Continue

Need an advice

Started by Victor in General Discussion. Last reply by Victor Mar 18. 3 Replies

You seem like people with the experience. I don't know where to buy solar power kit. I mean I know that I can find it basically anywhere. Can you recommend a specific manufacturer. And if I choose to buy my solar panels from this…Continue

Tiger Claw Inverter Question

Started by norvel richards in General Discussion. Last reply by norvel richards Mar 13. 4 Replies

Question for Dale....I turned on my breaker before I unplugged my cord to…Continue

Inverter Question Sleep mode

Started by dave simmon in General Discussion. Last reply by randall Mar 3. 1 Reply

Dumb Question but I am asking anyway. I am using a…Continue

Over voltage

Started by Us Offgridgeeks in General Discussion. Last reply by Us Offgridgeeks Feb 25. 4 Replies

We run our off-grid home on 12 volts DC. All our lighting, fans, pumps, TV, DVD, laptops etc. Our batteries recommend that the absorb phase be 2.5 volts per cell, so that equals 15 volts. Equalize is recommended at 2.6 volts per cell, equaling 15.6…Continue

Xantrex Prosine 1800 gfci 12 volt Model: 806-1800

Started by randall in Classifieds. Last reply by randall Feb 23. 1 Reply

Greetings All, My good friend David Dobrinski (832)655-0986 in the Dallas / Fort Worth area has somehow came up with more of the Xantrex Inverter's - pure sign wave. Check them out on line, they sell for at least $1000. each. He can also be reached…Continue

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Solar lights for summer camp

Started by Ed in General Discussion. Last reply by Johann Feb 21. 2 Replies

Hello Everyone,I am interested in building a solar set up for my sons boy scout troop. Every year we go to summer camp for 10 days. At our camp site there is no electricity, so after dark all light comes from propane lanterns. We use BBQ grill size…Continue

Charge Controller Suggestions and More

Started by Joe Jones in General Discussion. Last reply by Joe Jones Feb 14. 13 Replies

I've been a lurker here for quite a while.  I've played with my Harbor Freight kits and have learned quite a bit. I've used the Harbor Freight lights and charged devices during power outages. I'm finally ready to move up. I have accumulated 5 DM 145…Continue

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HFKit to radio hook up

Posted by sl dl on February 26, 2015 at 5:47am 0 Comments

Hello to all.
I just bought a good radio with SW and Weather capabilities as well as am fm. It takes 4 D cell batteries to make 6V. I think I should be able to hook up the HF D Box to the without having to buy D Cells whenever they go. The radio has no 12V connection. Can I just hook the 6V output to the pos and neg sides of the battery compartment or is there some circuitry required.

An Evolution.. A Quick Overview..

Posted by Don Abel on January 21, 2015 at 6:41pm 6 Comments

I was just a typical Joe doing the life thing as most everyone else does. Work a job, acquire things, get married and attempt to build a life. I was in my late 20's and things were going well, at least I thought they were..

A couple of years later, me and the wife parted trails over stupid stuff. I've been in relationships prior to getting married and all fell through because of stupid, silly stuff. After my divorce, I became bitter about life in general and I wanted to make a drastic…

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