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by iks
Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:08 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Batteries for Solar/Wind?
Replies: 8
Views: 2515

Re: Batteries for Solar/Wind?

Odsox I was not comparing. I was just suggesting and alternative different to batteries. Obviously this is not for of for people who live of grid but most of the people uses solar and wind as supplement (or that is the case in US) and batteries are very expensive. Also the grid tie inverter is easie...
by iks
Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:41 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: I'm new :)
Replies: 12
Views: 855

Re: I'm new :)

welcome melody enjoy the forum. theres lot of nice people here. :wave:
by iks
Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello From Across The Pond!!
Replies: 35
Views: 1774

Re: Hello From Across The Pond!!

Hey jason I liked you pictures they are pretty funny specially this one:

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Thanks for the pictures, they make me laught.
by iks
Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:28 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi to all from Puerto Rico.
Replies: 8
Views: 641

Re: Hi to all from Puerto Rico.

Hi all thanks for the welcome messages.

Hey Thomzo

Hope you enjoy your stay here in PR. Is pretty hot here so bring some shorts and a light shirt.
Also if you if you are planing to stay on a hotel near the sea bring you swim suit, here its summer all year round lol :iconbiggrin: .
by iks
Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:11 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Has any one tried alkaline water for the plants?
Replies: 0
Views: 280

Has any one tried alkaline water for the plants?

I've read in different places over the Internet that alkaline water is good for the plants and that plants that are feed with alkaline water grows better and give a better tasting to the final product (fruit or veggies). Ive never done it but it would be an interesting test. Has any one here tried t...
by iks
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:54 am
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: Wanted large cardboard boxes
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: Wanted large cardboard boxes

you might want to check at a walmart or one of those big stores where they get lots of merchandise and ask. I think that is the easiest way to find them. Also I dont think you will be able to find any cardboard box 25 feet long you might want to put them together with some tape.

hope this helps
by iks
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Shetland
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Hi from Shetland

Hello Chris from Puerto Rico. I hope you like the site and stay with us...
by iks
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:43 am
Forum: Author-ish Photographer- ish - Write or take photos for Selfsufficientish
Topic: Make your own polytunnel cheap!
Replies: 21
Views: 32717

Re: Make your own polytunnel cheap!

I only have a small garden as I don't have a huge space but some times I use smaller polytunnels. I got the idea from this guide:

http://www.greenfingers.com/articledisplay.asp?id=422

I hope is useful for any body else as it is for me.
by iks
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:39 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Help to DIY Solar Water Heating
Replies: 10
Views: 2881

Re: Help to DIY Solar Water Heating

This site has useful information

http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-T ... Five-Doll/


A couple of month ago I was at a website that were selling some plans and they looked really well but I don't remember where it was.
by iks
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:34 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Batteries for Solar/Wind?
Replies: 8
Views: 2515

Re: Batteries for Solar/Wind?

Forget about batteries. We have now a better way to go and its called grid tie inverters. You don't need those environment damaging batteries. After all dead batteries are more damaging than using energy from the grid. With a grid tie inverter you just take the wiring to the inverter and plug it in ...
by iks
Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi to all from Puerto Rico.
Replies: 8
Views: 641

Hi to all from Puerto Rico.

Hi. I just found the site doing some search and I found it interesting as I have a small garden here. Hope to lear more here.

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