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    Re: LED Lighting general questions

    I prefer the Nationalluna and Lumeno products vs the ChinaMall Led Strips.
    They do come at a premium price but their light output are better per length.
    Also various configurations available with...
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    Re: Amperage/Wattage mesaurement

    I agree with Fluffy.

    I would have said with a Normal bulb that will be a Resistive load (PF=1) you could have Measured the Current (A) and the Volts (V) and calculated the Watts.
    P (W) = PF x A x...
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    Re: Laerskool Hekpoort 4x4

    Nog 'n paar.
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    Re: Weber Q gas braai

    I have had my Q200 for close on 10 years.
    I use it close on daily.
    What I like about it is that it's not the typical gas braai.
    I would compare it to a normal Weber running on Charka from a heat...
  5. Thread: Tyre gauges

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    Re: Tyre gauges

    Remember to always check the tyres COLD.

    I use a digital Accutire gauge I got years ago from Outdoor Warehouse.
    From 1.6 to 2.5 bar it compares 100% to a calibrated Gauge.

    My ARB Gauge were...
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    Re: Which charger for 105 aH?

    No problems on the 7.2AH.

    Use it on all of them just to get them back up to 100%.

    I just let it run at default.
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    Re: Geyser Profiling. Now this is embarassing.

    I Agree that the SABS values are good to use.
    If we just use the standing losses as per table for 24 hours is easy to see that people have perceived ideas of savings achieved with timers.

    From...
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    Re: Geyser Profiling. Now this is embarassing.

    Keep in mind that SABS has a Maximum Standing Loss Chart - See Attached.

    They do try ant test and same with manufacturers under certain controlled conditions.
    SANS 151 specify the process and...
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    Re: Geyser Profiling. Now this is embarassing.

    Agree 100%.
    Everyday I hear about people using a timer on the geyser and suddenly their electricity go down from R1000 per month to R500.
    There is no way of making such a change just by addressing...
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    Re: Active / Shifting belts - Bridgestone

    Book yourself to take the car to Bridgestone.
    I have old numbers for Danwell Meyer that ran the division.
    011 923 7600, 082 882 2009 maybe still valid.

    They first try and get the tires to...
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    Re: Axpert 800W - Not charging batteries

    Unfortunately more information would be required to access your setup.
    1. I take it that you run off grid and want to run your equipment on either Solar or battery mode.
    2. First thing would be...
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    Re: High Pressure Cleaners?

    Good choice for your purpose. Pressure just right.
    Nice small and light unit to move around.
    Shorter spay unit also easier to use on underside of vehicle and wheel wells.

    I also have a K7 unit...
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    Re: 12V to 220V inverter efficiency

    Voltronic Axpert Range Efficiency Data.
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    Re: Grand Vitara - minor irritations

    I can add many more positives.
    I still miss mg GV. Best Car/SUV I have ever owned.
    1. Very stable when towing and suspension don't sag.
    2. Excellent Security. None of the Toyota swapping of the...
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    Re: 2015 fortuner suspention fault

    http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?p=3105373#post3105373
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    Re: Fortuner shocks

    I only did the rear ones.

    Got Quoted R740 for shocks alone.

    Was lazy so got Supa Quick to to supply and fit for R1 100.
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    Re: Advice need on Hilux/Fortuner

    Would seem like it.

    Strange part is that they sell in open Market for around R320k to R350k with higher Mileage.
    I smell a fish somewhere in the 2nd hand trade.

    If I have to buy again I will...
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    Re: Advice need on Hilux/Fortuner

    My 2c's.
    The Suzuki Grand Vitara V6 I had before the "Fortuner" was the best car/SUV I have ever owned.
    The most stable and easy to drive vehicle. Not a days problems.
    It always felt planted on...
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    Re: Fortuner shocks

    I have recently changed my rear shocks to the Monroe Gas Magnums on my 2012 Fortuner V6 4x4 with 72 000kms. I had the shocks tested in December and they all were fine according to the results.
    I...
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    They are mounted in a Plastic Electrical box on...

    They are mounted in a Plastic Electrical box on top of the Motor Rail (Direct above the Motor)
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    I use 2 x 7AH 12V normal Alarm type Batteries in...

    I use 2 x 7AH 12V normal Alarm type Batteries in Series.
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    You can try and get from the Distributor. ...

    You can try and get from the Distributor.

    Waterlinx

    Physical Address:
    178 Fleming Road, Meadowdale, Germiston

    Tel: 011 873 0605
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    Are you looking for the hose to connect the...

    Are you looking for the hose to connect the panels together.

    If so they are sold by many pool shops.

    Sun Command product.
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    Hi Manny Would only be about 2mm - max 5mm....

    Hi Manny

    Would only be about 2mm - max 5mm.
    Need to run straight edge over as it's an isle. Reason for want to use RhinoLite.
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    RhinoLite Painted Internal Wall

    I need some assistance on using RhinoLite on existing painted interior wall.

    I have previously used Plasterskim but this wall requires thicker application to hide imperfections.

    I have done the...
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    Yes it's really Ugly. Not sure about the...

    Yes it's really Ugly.

    Not sure about the property Value with that thing on the roof.

    Nearly rolled the Tuner the other day when I passed the house it's mounted on.

    But I guess in principle a...
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    Have a look at this one. ...

    Have a look at this one.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20wTkvxBrHw
  28. I see it the same.

    I see it the same.
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    Most of Centurion Done in the Council Meter Box...

    Most of Centurion Done in the Council Meter Box behind the front Panel.
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    Yes. Dealt with under SANS 10142 Amendment 6...

    Yes.

    Dealt with under SANS 10142 Amendment 6 Section 7.12.3.
    Specific to 7.12.3.1.3
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    Same issue you would have from the Utility supply...

    Same issue you would have from the Utility supply up to your DB / EL.

    These days Floating Neutral problems from Utility side common problem.
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    I agree 100%. Anything else would be over...

    I agree 100%.

    Anything else would be over complicating a simple install.
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    Jaws I still don't see the relevance. As per...

    Jaws I still don't see the relevance.

    As per Fluffy's nice explanation.

    The Inverter should be seen as an Alternative Power Source.
    The Input of the Inverter should be Supplied from Before the...
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    1. I see no problem with a dedicated (Before Main...

    1. I see no problem with a dedicated (Before Main E/L) supply to the Axpert.
    2. Tie the output Neutral and Earth.
    3. E/L on Output of Inverter.
    4. 100% to SANS.
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    Maybe have a look at the below. Might give you...

    Maybe have a look at the below.
    Might give you the answers you are looking for.


    http://www.ee.co.za/article/suspect-solar-panels-stunt-growth-community-creche.html
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