19506Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: solar chargers
- Oct 13, 2008i need something much much smaller but do not fear i have been turned on to a site
www.greenbatteries.com and from what i have seen i think these are the peopel to fly with
and what is with the car batteries?
why a solar charger instead of stopping at every grocery store i might see or go looking for a plug in the forrest
a solar charger will be a lot easier for me
i just might not come back on my bicycle
i just might keep going i don`t know yet
but thanks for all of the input
it has helped big time..........................................
--- On Mon, 10/13/08, Moz <list@...> wrote:
From: Moz <list@...>
Subject: Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: solar chargers
To: "pure mahem" <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, October 13, 2008, 3:16 PM
> If cheap is the main criteria buy naked amorphous panels and wire them
> into a home-built housing, then get a cheap solar regulator and an old
> car battery (often available free, but very low joules/kg rating at
pure mahem said:
> Seeing how you would be using this for cycling... instead of using
> the heavy car battery wouldn't it make more sense to use a
> rechargeable 6 volt lantern battery. With that alone you just got
> cheap and about 25 lbs lighter than a car battery!!!!!
Sure, if you can *find* a free battery that's lighter it makes sense
to use one. To repeat the first sentence of that paragraph: "if CHEAP
is the main criteria". Spending more is an easy way to save weight.
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