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Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical Today, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By PNW Fireguy
Just unselect the option to start at 100% on...

Just unselect the option to start at 100% on power loss.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By PNW Fireguy
As mentioned you are clearly surpassing the...

As mentioned you are clearly surpassing the generator’s capability based upon it’s size.

We keep a Honda 2000 for emergencies and if I am forced to charge my batteries with it I limit my I/C’s...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By PNW Fireguy
First if you turn off the setting within your BMV...

First if you turn off the setting within your BMV to start at 100% your "inaccuraacy" will go away. Do you have an inverter/chaarger? If so you probably need to reduce the charge rate to something...
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Awesome! Couldnít do without it.

Awesome! Couldnít do without it.
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 06-12-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Their are now two plan offerings from Starlink....

Their are now two plan offerings from Starlink. Starlink for RV's allow you to signup and get Starlink now without finding an open cell location. This plan allows you to move your dishy where ever...
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 06-08-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Based upon your choice I would say your learning...

Based upon your choice I would say your learning curve has paid off. Here is an intro link for Pepwave Speed Fusion Cloud for your reading pleasure:
https://sfc.peplink.com/?t=cloud
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 06-08-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I work ft from the road as well. SFC(speed fusion...

I work ft from the road as well. SFC(speed fusion cloud) is essentially a cloud based vpn that allows your Pepwave to link multiple connections as use them as a single pipe. I also run a required...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 06-08-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By PNW Fireguy
You are definitely in the MPPT realm if you want...

You are definitely in the MPPT realm if you want to use dissimilar panels. If it were me I would use separate controllers. Just not worth the headache. Also since the Montana roof is convex a single...
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 06-08-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By PNW Fireguy
We have the original Max Transit Duo with...

We have the original Max Transit Duo with Primecare. I can’t recall how much SFC comes with PC buut it was a pretty good deal to add more. I bond all of my Wans, or at least those with similar...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 06-08-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Most modern panels have bypass diodes and shading...

Most modern panels have bypass diodes and shading is contained to the the effected panels only. In addition multiple panels in series raise the PV voltage thereby negating the potential voltage drop...
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 06-08-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By PNW Fireguy
If you are using a Pepwave router SFC is well...

If you are using a Pepwave router SFC is well worth it. Itís actually included in primecare.
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-30-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Sergio and his crew did a good job getting rid of...

Sergio and his crew did a good job getting rid of the Monument Valley red dirt.
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-30-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,717
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I was looking forward to having our AM coffee...

I was looking forward to having our AM coffee catch ups. Hopefully will see you two later this year.
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-30-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,717
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Pat we are sorry to hear the Ken got hurt but...

Pat we are sorry to hear the Ken got hurt but hope he will be on the fast mend. I am sure with you and Callie to take care of him, Ken will do well. Take care and hopefully we will see you next...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-09-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,875
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Spinach salad

Spinach salad
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-08-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,308
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Yup, bypass diodes make all the difference in the...

Yup, bypass diodes make all the difference in the world.
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-07-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,643
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Margaret & Derek are in.:socool:

Margaret & Derek are in.:socool:
Forum: Maintenance 05-05-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,322
Posted By PNW Fireguy
First don't bother taking the fan down to tug on...

First don't bother taking the fan down to tug on wire. The romex is supposed to be stapled every 4.5 ft and within 12" of the box it is terminated in. Despite the fact that I don't think this is your...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-04-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,308
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Be sure to take into account temp correction when...

Be sure to take into account temp correction when determining how many panels to put in series. My PV strings total just under 150V without temp correction however dependent upon how cold the weather...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-04-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,308
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Lotís to digest here however your PV output based...

Lotís to digest here however your PV output based upon the time of year and your stated parameters is not way off mean numbers. If your roof is curved and you have both parallel strings on the same...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-02-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,308
Posted By PNW Fireguy
As long as you don't have thousands of cycles on...

As long as you don't have thousands of cycles on the existing batteries go ahead and add the two additional BB's. They are self contained batteries so if something goes wrong with one or more the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-30-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Nomad is run by fs, Be cognizant of the weather....

Nomad is run by fs, Be cognizant of the weather. Itís quite the show when itís wet :popcorn:
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-17-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By PNW Fireguy
That 7 pin does provide alternator output to...

That 7 pin does provide alternator output to charge your FLA battery while driving. The issue is that if you change to LiFePO4 the cell internal resistance is so low that they can accept a lot of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-17-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By PNW Fireguy
If you are charging LiFePH04 using TV alternator...

If you are charging LiFePH04 using TV alternator you do want a dc to dc converter to prevent damaging your alternator. Several manufacturers provide them. Only have personal experience with Victron....
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-17-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,694
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Congratulations Scott I know itís been a wait....

Congratulations Scott I know itís been a wait. Looking forward to seeing you, Alta and the new TV in Delores.
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