Portable Solar Battery Pack – DIY

So I went out and got one of those commercial solar charged packs.  It looked like a good deal.  Got it all setup and charged and even got to use it once when the power was out for a couple hours.  I tried to use it a few days later and the entire thing was dead.  Would not do anything at all...  Returned it to the store where I had purchased it and got my $327.97 … [Read more...]

Power’s out! Are we ready?

I just got a text message from the counties code red alert system. Power is out! Are we ready!? See how our impromptu power drill worked out. … [Read more...]