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Old 09-16-20, 12:37 PM   #190
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I find it interesting on youtube. People installing a few solar panels with a couple lead acid batteries and a small inverter to start with and intending to grow the system. Ultimately becoming dis-satisfied with the small systems performance and there goes the dream.

I followed a youtube couple with the desire to build off grid. I think I had seen only 6 panels. and the lead acid batteries that were used, so absolutely on there last legs. So he was trying to run power tools and a small trailer that they had lived in while building.

He had become quite disappointed with the system.

Had he installed 10 kw solar or more with lithium tech and some proper inverters. He would have been a lot happier!! For back-up a proper generator possibly propane. He would have avoided the cost for a power line from the grid to his build which cost him huge.

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