Author Topic: The system I started one year ago.  (Read 2458 times)


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Re: The system I started one year ago.
« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2020, 02:28:59 AM »
I'm a firm believer of using cheap golf cart batteries as a learner system. 
 Oh, that tree shades the PV array for 5 hours, and my expensive batteries have died. 
After things are debugged, then buy the expensive batteries

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Re: The system I started one year ago.
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2020, 08:17:25 AM »
I'm just new to the solar thing but have a lot of DIY experience.  If a tree killed your batteries then your problem is bigger than picking which battery to use bud. The first thing I did was cut down all my trees and stacked the firewood to burn.
IF you have patience, make the time, and focus your ability, then you can save yourself some money and mistakes.  Just pace and plan if your abilities don't meet your experience level. That's what forums are about.  Also asking good questions and learning the content is essential to any DIY'er.