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    Re: battery distance to inverter issue

    I am now totally confused...lots of suggestions and no proper info.

    OP said he has a Deye Inverter...but no mention of size. Is it 3kW,3kVA or 5kW/5kVA. Or is it 24V /48V system?

    Post #3 Wetkit...
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    Re: When is a charge regarded as a cycle?

    I have 8 x 150Ah AGM batteries going into their sixth year. Still above 50.4V in the morning at start of day. I am anal about it not dropping below 70% SOC
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    Re: When is a charge regarded as a cycle?

    From the Victron BMV manual. How monitor sees it.
  4. Thread: Drinking vessels

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    Re: Drinking vessels

    You sure are passionate about these drinking vessels.:)
  5. Thread: Drinking vessels

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    Re: Drinking vessels

    Hope it is not geriatric ones:o

    ;D
  6. Re: Advice please - got a parking ticket while Defender in Storage

    That is nonsensical to me. Summons can be given to a person at your address, albeit house or work. Even domestic at your house can be given summons for you. As long the Sheriff of the Court has...
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    Re: Scrap-booking software

    Scrapbooking pictures into stories means so much more than just sending photos to all.

    Many moons ago (before we moved to linux) wife used Scrapbook Factory.
    ...
  8. Thread: Exide 105aH

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    Re: Exide 105aH

    Quite wonderful how far old batteries can take you:p

    I have a bank of six of various Ah size 'old' car batteries driving LED's in my 'camp tent' setup on a 85W panel.(all in parallel)

    One of...
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    The best diesel...the one that gives you the most vrooommmm>:D
    (Superimpose all brands on fuel pump...)

    ;D


    https://youtu.be/NXLI6VslOZE
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    Re: Mecer charging lithium battery

    Mecer battery is second life battery

    https://www.mecerpc.co.za/Mecer-SOL-B-L-M200-p-239794.php
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    You just did....:p
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    Re: Building my first house - low budget

    Definitely not H2

    https://www.sawpa.co.za/choosing-the-right-preservative-treated-timber
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    Re: Which diesel is best ?

    The supermarket for Sunflower Oil:p
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    Re: Fastening sliders to my load bin

    'Tectyl' anti rust spray can
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    Re: Building my first house - low budget

    House wasn't built for R100 000:p

    Hyperbole

    ....and pricing has gone thru the roof during these covid times.:(
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    Those cables seem 25mm sq?
  17. Re: Powering water pressure pump during load shedding.

    Good tip:)
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    Re: 42L bar fridge on 3kw inverter

    Startup power draw is only for a short period of time.

    Issues will be when inverter is too small, already 'loaded' and battery voltages are low.

    Found this interesting (applies for 230V as...
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    Re: Isuzu kb 280 engine oil recommendations

    On the higher mileage ones (450 000 and 300 000km respectively) I do 5 000km intervals

    The lower on (165 000km) I go to 7 500km
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    Re: Isuzu kb 280 engine oil recommendations

    Your Isuzu probably has a CD spec for oil. (Daihatsu's and 97 Hilux has that)

    So anything better than that. I use a CH spec at the moment.

    Read the difference between CI and CJ spec in posted...
  21. Re: Powering water pressure pump during load shedding.

    You said farm.....

    I had a 4m pole structure with a 5000l JoJo tank. There was a drop of 2m down to the house, but 4m is still sufficient. House was 150m from structure fed by 40mm class3 black...
  22. Thread: EGT Gauge

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    Re: EGT Gauge

    Jip, I didn't see a joystick in there>:D

    ;D
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    Re: Inverter for camping/mobile set-up

    Some power usage specs on the Nespresso is going to be needed.
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    Charging spec for Gel battery on page 4

    https://www.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/Datasheet-GEL-and-AGM-Batteries-EN.pdf
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    From 'oldish' 24V Axpert manual.

    Default is 21V or as in your case 42V
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    Re: Lifetime of Victron batteries

    What controller/inverter have you got?

    User defined is what you need to do
  27. Thread: EGT Gauge

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    Re: EGT Gauge

    Planning to get EGT but fitting into manifold is problematic. Not keen on removing manifold.
    Sleeping on it still.
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    Re: Anyone mounted a tablet in a Jimmy

    There are also mounts that slot into the CD player slot, but then iPad will obscure air vents

    https://www.cdslotmount.com


    https://youtu.be/BbwFl-fA9eI
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    Fortuner Re: Longevity of 2.8 model

    Net so...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_GD_engine
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    Fortuner Re: Longevity of 2.8 model

    https://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php/276855-Toyota-Hilux-2-8-GD6-Belt-or-chain
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    Re: TV and modified or pure sine wave

    Had a look at their website....I share your concerns
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    Likewise:)
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    Re: Pajero Diesel suddenly smoking

    .....
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    Re: How are all you Vaalies who are off grid doing?

    Seems I am not doing too badly. But then I adjust usage for winter.
    Sun came over the horizon at 07h50 and will set (for panels) after 16h30. Winter sun low on horizon and never goes over the...
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    Discovery 3 Re: My D3, MikeBob, and Inmarsat

    Nothing beats experience;D
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