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Old 04-14-2010, 10:23 AM   #1
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Default Solar generators?

Do any of you use them? If so, how do you like them?
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Old 04-14-2010, 01:06 PM   #2
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I haven't heard of anyone doing so...

My guess is that you wouldn't have enough time to build up a charge that would last the night.
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Only when he eats his own cooking... (ducking for cover mod!)
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I haven't heard of anyone doing so...

My guess is that you wouldn't have enough time to build up a charge that would last the night.
Actually, I would have it set up year round and it has a battery that stores the power continually.

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Thinking it would save money over time - not having to buy gas - plus, it's quiet.

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Now, that's funny right there!
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Are you talking about at a comp? If so, I'm confused (I know, I should be used to it by now)...
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Are you talking about at a comp? If so, I'm confused (I know, I should be used to it by now)...
I would use it for various things - powering my garage freezer, our snow cone stand - and in case of power outage, I would use it for my CPAP, fans, etc. (did you ever have your sleep study?)

If I ever get into competing, then I might use it in a comp. I figure a lot of the teams use different types of generators, so I thought I would ask this group...
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No harm, no foul.... I was just wondering...
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