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Thousands without power

Postby Queen K » Dec 29th, 2017, 8:11 pm

https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#215074

If you lost your power, RIGHT NOW, what would you be doing?

Fumbling for candles? Matches? Old bics in the back of some drawer?

What's your back up plan?
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Re: Thousands without power

Postby Smurf » Dec 29th, 2017, 8:39 pm

Battery power. Low LED's that use little power. At this moment it would be the generator in our motorhome. If I was home in Coldstream and it lasted for any length of time I would use the hookup I've installed to connect my RV to the house to run all the necessities like furnace, lights, A/C etc as required. Have a wood stove backup for the cold. Iv'e already been told by a few neighbors if I'm home in the winter they will be coming for coffee which would be fine with us. The more the merrier.
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Re: Thousands without power

Postby MAPearce » Dec 29th, 2017, 9:30 pm

I gots one of those "gyro flash lights" from Fortis...

But really , I grip another brew from the fridge before they get warm , enjoy it in the dark and then just sleep till daylight.
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Re: Thousands without power

Postby Queen K » Dec 29th, 2017, 9:46 pm

Yes, drink it while it's still cold, it's vital to make sure they are taken care of asap.
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Re: Thousands without power

Postby dirtybiker » Dec 29th, 2017, 11:33 pm

I have propane, cooking and heating machines, as well as a small
2000 generator/inverter.

My lap-top has battery power so as to still be able to antagonize peeps.

Enough winter wear and sleeping bags for several.
Food in the cupboards, plenty of water.

A reliable vehicle just outside the door.
A full 25 litre fuel can in my utility trailer.
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Re: Thousands without power

Postby Dizzy1 » Dec 29th, 2017, 11:35 pm

Go for a drive :up:
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