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RE: Lots of loud power, cheap

For that price it would be like living on a tarmac.
2oldman 01/22/17 07:08pm Tech Issues
RE: Solar Expert Component Review Requested

What battery configuration? As to the inverter, 12v @ 3000w (should you ever need that much) is a whopping lot of amps.
2oldman 01/22/17 06:57pm General RVing Issues
RE: Tornado Warning

My experience is that they get so many tornado warnings they ignore them.
2oldman 01/22/17 12:26pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: LIthium battery upgrade - Complete!

I believe RELiON and Smart battery to be exactly the same thing, down to the rope handles.Throw Nexgen in there too.
2oldman 01/22/17 10:47am Tech Issues
RE: LIthium battery upgrade - Complete!

And 2ndly, why do it that way ?Because Li batteries don't seem to like being charged in a series string. I'm wondering if I can properly charge each 12v battery as I've described.
2oldman 01/21/17 11:51pm Tech Issues
RE: There's no such thing as privacy anymore

toss the cell phone and pay cash and you can be as private as you wish, as long we can still use cash, which just may not be all that long now.I don't think that's a reasonable solution.
2oldman 01/21/17 01:51pm Technology Corner
RE: LIthium battery upgrade - Complete!

Is it possible to have 8 wires coming from one solar controller, connecting 2 wires to each of 4 12v batteries?
2oldman 01/21/17 11:33am Tech Issues
RE: There's no such thing as privacy anymore

My Hotmail inbox often gets flooded with junk mail because of some inquiry I may have made with one company. All I can do is delete all the junk mail one by one.Gmail does a really good job of sending spam to a spam folder. All the solicitations I get have an 'unsubscribe' option. Use it.
2oldman 01/21/17 11:30am Technology Corner
RE: Battery Question: 6V vs 12V

Then 4 batteries is a good choice for dry camping. I just thought being able to lay the batteries down would be a good idea for you. Yeah, they cost more, but there's zero maintenance. Camp on!
2oldman 01/21/17 11:26am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Battery Question: 6V vs 12V

You read all the posts ?
2oldman 01/20/17 10:49pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: RV Park Reviews suddenly not working correctly

Be sure to contact them.
2oldman 01/20/17 03:56pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Wiser by ShowerMiser

I wait maybe 5 seconds to get HOT water. I guess it's a good idea if you wait until shower time to turn on your water heater. That's a joke.
2oldman 01/20/17 02:06pm Tech Issues
RE: Baton Rouge LA

Weekdays 10-2, or Sunday morning.. like every other big city.
2oldman 01/20/17 10:20am Roads and Routes
RE: LIthium battery upgrade - Complete!

I was planning on 4 -12v in series, but after speaking with Relion, and others, that may not be a good move. Balancing is apparently a problem when charging across 4 batteries at 57v, which my solar is. I'm assuming charging 12v in parallel is fine. They said they're redesigning their 48v battery. I think I'll wait and see what comes of that. On a general note, I would think more RVs would be rethinking the 12v systems given that big inverters require that huge wire, which is a real pain. Here's something I didn't know (from Relion): " If you size your system to discharge 50% each cycle you will not see balancing issues. If your system is set to 100% DOD per cycle you will more than likely see an issue faster. "
2oldman 01/20/17 08:37am Tech Issues
RE: Battery Question: 6V vs 12V

No, I do not do a lot of dry camping. I hardly ever dry camp. .... I am trying to find true deep cycle batteries that will fit in there.You can get rid of the battery watering and the corrosion if you get just one AGM. That's all you need, and will 'save' you the money you're going to spend on 4, which you don't need. AGMs can be laid down on their sides...or any position which suits your height requirements. Cool huh?
2oldman 01/20/17 08:02am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Battery Question: 6V vs 12V

It won't give you more capacity.
2oldman 01/19/17 10:11pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Switching Direct TV satellite signal from two separate lnbs

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=coax+ab+switch I'm tired of making clickies. Highlight, right click, Go to..
2oldman 01/19/17 03:05pm Technology Corner
RE: Refrigerator and/or sink and/or range in slide?

due
2oldman 01/19/17 02:09pm Travel Trailers
RE: pros & cons of waste pumps with macerators

..the stool bus.. I like it.
2oldman 01/19/17 12:44pm Beginning RVing
RE: pros & cons of waste pumps with macerators

I can use the macerator for that purpose as well by offloading macerated content into portable containers sitting in the back of the truck,In addition to this use, I'm currently in a FH site with the hookups on the opposite side. I don't have 50' of sewer hose, but I do have garden hose and a macerator.
2oldman 01/19/17 07:54am Beginning RVing
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