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Search: Posts Made By: LaLeLu
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
YOU, CAMARADERIE, are arguing about something you...

YOU, CAMARADERIE, are arguing about something you have no personal, first hand knowledge of, so fire away, your posts are meaningless to me.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-31-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Sailing Dog - I believe that only you fail to see...

Sailing Dog - I believe that only you fail to see that this thread is an ego thing with you. How about we let Sailing Dog win? You certainly have more tenacity than any other poster on this thread....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
I am fine with letting the Practical Sailor...

I am fine with letting the Practical Sailor review determine who is correct.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-30-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Interesting reply from the BlueSky guy. I didn't...

Interesting reply from the BlueSky guy. I didn't think about air circulation being a factor. Below is a cut and paste from the SolarStik info. I may not be able to explain why it works, but one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
When we bought ours the cost was $3500 with the...

When we bought ours the cost was $3500 with the panels and charge controller. We installed it ourselves.

I don't know why you want me to trouble shoot something that works fine. I hope that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
[QUOTE=sailingdog]Saying that a panel is designed...

[QUOTE=sailingdog]Saying that a panel is designed to operate at 200-300% efficiency is marketing hogwash... It is physically impossible for a panel to work at anything better than 100% efficiency as...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-23-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
I am troubled by the way I left this thread, so I...

I am troubled by the way I left this thread, so I am back here to try to clean it up. My initial posts were made in an attempt to give my support for a system that I really believe in. Somewhere...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Quite consistant arent you? As usual, you were...

Quite consistant arent you? As usual, you were not reading the posts. My results of 84.9 amp hour day was acheived at anchor - not on the dock.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Oh so I see that you do read Lats and Atts after...

Oh so I see that you do read Lats and Atts after all? You are funny.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
While I am really enjoying the dog pile over here...

While I am really enjoying the dog pile over here - I see that it is quite futile to argue with you folks who, while you have no personal experience with the product, feel compelled to give your...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Again, I have made hourly amp readings and...

Again, I have made hourly amp readings and personally seen my panels produce 84.9 amps from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Really, so your 130 watt panels are not fixed??? ...

Really, so your 130 watt panels are not fixed??? Please post a photo of them. I am curious to see the contraption that you could mount 2 130 watt panels on that would allow you to pitch it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Camaraderie, I think that you should stop making...

Camaraderie, I think that you should stop making claims against something w/o any first hand knowledge. Fixed panels only produce 100% of their rated watts when they are pointed at the sun. The...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
You don't get it - your fixed panels are only...

You don't get it - your fixed panels are only efficiant 1/3 of the time the sun is up. My 50 watt panels are 100% efficient as long as I have them pitched to maximum sun. So, I can get 3 x the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
Comaraderie, why are you so insistant on...

Comaraderie, why are you so insistant on critisizing this product? We tilt our panels 3 times a day when the sun is up and once again before we go to bed (so they are facing east to catch the first...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
I have personally seen it read 8.1 - with my own...

I have personally seen it read 8.1 - with my own eyes!!!! I don't know where you are getting your numbers above (5.88) - and that is NOT a slam on you. I think your math and or logic are wrong. We...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
We did an hour by hour amp reading at anchor on...

We did an hour by hour amp reading at anchor on Sunday March 11. It was a clear, sunny, typical Florida day. Started readings at 7:30 am and last reading was done at 6:30 pm. During that time...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
I think that you are not factoring in the "smart"...

I think that you are not factoring in the "smart" charge controller into your calculations. The charge controller has three displays: battery level, solar panel output and charge controller output. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
How can you make that claim - what are you basing...

How can you make that claim - what are you basing that on? Do you have any personal knowledge or experience with this product? I own a solarstik and I have personal, first hand knowledge of getting...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-20-2007
Replies: 1,294
Views: 126,929
Posted By LaLeLu
I can highly recommend the SolarStik. We just...

I can highly recommend the SolarStik. We just installed one on our boat a few weeks ago. As mentioned above, the system consists of two 50 watt panels, combined with a BlueSky "smart" charge...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-14-2006
Replies: 157
Views: 23,321
Posted By LaLeLu
So you are saying that instead of better defining...

So you are saying that instead of better defining the laws with regard to derelicts, that no one should have free access to the public waterways? You don't see that as a...
Forum: Living Aboard 12-14-2006
Replies: 157
Views: 23,321
Posted By LaLeLu
Excuse me but I would just like to call...

Excuse me but I would just like to call "********" here. The owner of the property doesn't own the view. Public waterways are public property, maintaintained by public funds. If the waterfront...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-14-2006
Replies: 31
Views: 4,998
Posted By LaLeLu
Practical Sailor did a review on the V42 last...

Practical Sailor did a review on the V42 last issue. I thought the engine was undersized - then again, the new low rpm engines have more power then their older counterparts. Also, the article did...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-13-2006
Replies: 34
Views: 2,399
Posted By LaLeLu
Be careful when buying your next boat not to get...

Be careful when buying your next boat not to get one that has a hastily repaired delam issue :p

(Sorry, couldn't resist!)
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-08-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By LaLeLu
Sky chair. They have them at all the boat shows....

Sky chair. They have them at all the boat shows. you can also get a hanging foot rest, drink holder, etc.
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