The new system has been running for a couple of days….. it seems to be going fine…the saltwater battery performance is as good as lead acid if not better, the monitoring equipment is very accurate and i can link to it via my phone or tablet. Its not linked to the net as such
But if i change the static ip address and link to the WiFi then I’ll be able to see what’s happening at any time.
What’s better is the SMA inverter… it has a cluster control fitted into the distribution board. This has all possible bases covered. Once i get it set up this will monitor every bit of incoming power and outgoing usage…. i can even switch the generator on from john ‘o’groats….. should I happen to be there….. and i need to switch it on 😂😂😂😂
There’s one small fly still in the ointment….. the new generator is now possibly put back until Friday ..and the concrete base still hasn’t been layed.. all the aggregate and cement is here…so it’s just down to when my “man who can” gets time.
I would do it myself but…. and a big but… i was diagnosed with a broken back last year..so that kinda puts pay to any hard labour “aka” batching and laying concrete 😀
Another thing that aggravates my back is driving the fork lift trucks at the cloud factory … they have air suspension seats… now here’s the rub! You’d think that they’d be kind to spine but in fact its like attaching a spring to your arse and bouncy bouncy just like tigger
Needless to say…. I’m avoiding them and been given a medical reason not to drive them.. car driving is fine and bike riding is ok… but the ducati 996 is a short trip fun ride out … and not the long trips around the west coast that we do every summer 😣
You may ask…. how did you break your back? Well… in all honesty…. i don’t know… my back has plagued me for years… the point came that i couldn’t even use a chainsaw to cut a few rounds of logs without being crippled for days.. it got so bad that I had to visit the quack..after x-ray and an MRI..they told me that I had whats know as pars defect
Ive been managing the pain by being careful … so no more madcap heavy lifting or bouncy feckin fork trucks .
Instead I’m back on the auto storage system… and driving a puter again..
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