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solar power after shtf
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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Has anyone used a solar powered hot wire for livestock? I am thinking about putting one around my chicken yard. The solar hot wire I am looking at is a Zareba, .04 joule rating. They sale for $99 at the local Tractor Supply store. I need to keep out dogs, coyotes, bobcats,,, typical southern...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was at my local Costco (Torrance, Ca) and came across these Goal Zero Nomad 7M Sherpa Portable Solar Power units... comes with a bunch of accessories- they are only $99 bucks. I bought one. Curious, I looked these up on Costco's website and they show $139.00. Couldn't find them cheaper on...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have been a major proponent of Solar power all of my life, but knew well the realities and limitations he had. But I have hoped for a major break thru to take the efficiency beyond where it is today and beyond the 50% point. This may be it...lets all hope so as it will usher in a new era in...
  4. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I am looking at getting a chest freezer. The tag on the back says it draws 1.7 amps. So running wattage would be 1.7x120 = 204 watts....right? The tag didn't say anything about starting amps. Does anyone have a guess about what the starting wattage would be so I can make sure I have an...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So for solar u need panels batterys and inverter,correct?? Curious about the inverter if someone could explain. Also where can I get em? Tryin to get a rig for my fridge
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Thinking of buying some solar panels. Would like to generate enough to run a normal size deep freezer. Don't need to run the whole house, AC, lights, etc. Just want to keep my food frozen. How much power would I need? What kind of cost am I looking at?
  7. DIY - Do It Yourself
    If you'r elike me you have a SHTF playlist. You at least want to put it to use right?
  8. Urban Survival
    Greetings, New to this board, old to survival skills. Canadian immigrant to USA. I guess it will be one of the numerous questions I'll ask, and I am quite sure I'll be abble to answer a few too :D: First of all, let me tell you I wired entirelly my house. I know the basics of AC electricity...
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