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by Beardo McShorts
Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Solar Hot Water
Topic: Bad smelling hot water
Replies: 5
Views: 662

Re: Bad smelling hot water

Yup, its a 300L tank with 2 coils.

Can I use chlorine bleach instead? I read that it will kill the bacteria as well and I don't need as much.
by Beardo McShorts
Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Solar Hot Water
Topic: Bad smelling hot water
Replies: 5
Views: 662

Re: Bad smelling hot water

Yeah, I thought there might be something fishy about taking the anode out completely. I really appreciate the info. I'll get back to you with the size in email.
by Beardo McShorts
Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Solar Hot Water
Topic: Bad smelling hot water
Replies: 5
Views: 662

Bad smelling hot water

About 2 months after I installed my SDHW system I noticed a problem with the smell of the hot water. This is something that I have never run across so I thought I would post it here for your info. The hot water started to smell like rotten eggs and it was only the hot water. My plumber friend droppe...
by Beardo McShorts
Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Systems
Topic: Tesla Battery
Replies: 2
Views: 3977

Re: Tesla Battery

Aren't the Tesla batteries just Panasonic batteries arranged by the Tesla company for use in homes with attached grid tie/charging inverters? They are like 1.2V per LiPO cell or something?
by Beardo McShorts
Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Relocating!
Replies: 1
Views: 3622

Re: Relocating!

Congrats on the new diggs! I'll drop over.

Have the coffee ready :)
by Beardo McShorts
Thu Feb 12, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: Solar Electrical Power
Topic: Netherlands taking a step ahead
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

Re: Netherlands taking a step ahead

......And gold plated....
by Beardo McShorts
Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: Solar Electrical Power
Topic: Solar Panel Theft
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

Re: Solar Panel Theft

Hmm. Rivets. Novel idea.
by Beardo McShorts
Sun Sep 21, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Solar Electrical Power
Topic: Solar Panel Theft
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

Solar Panel Theft

I came across this on another site and thought it might be useful fr people with camps and cottages. As you winterize your camps its a good idea to guard against theft if you don't normally go to your camp over the winter. For anyone who installs their solar rigs with hex bolts, this is a great way ...
by Beardo McShorts
Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Preppers Forum
Topic: How long do eggs last?
Replies: 3
Views: 6603

Re: How long do eggs last?

Interesting info. Thanks.

There is a comment about green eggs and ham that seems to be appropriate, but I digress. :)
by Beardo McShorts
Sat Sep 13, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Water Pumping and Management
Topic: Hydraulic Ram Pumps
Replies: 3
Views: 1322

Hydraulic Ram Pumps

Hi all, I heard some people were using hydraulic ram pump technology for water pumping. When researching it I decided to share the information I found. First off, the technology allows water to be pumped without electricity. For about 10' of drop, you can get up to about 60' of lift. The pump runs l...

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