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Old 06-29-2012, 10:58 PM   #1
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power outage makes my TT the best place in the neighborhood

My entire area was hit hard by a storm tonight with extensive power outage. Hooked up to the generator & DH with respiratory issues is sleeping comfortably in the TT with AC and oxygen. Life is good.

I wanted to go camping this weekend and DH wanted to cut firewood. Now we likely have no power for several days and a downed tree. Be careful what you wish for.
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Old 06-30-2012, 06:26 AM   #2
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I wanted to go camping this weekend and DH wanted to cut firewood. Now we likely have no power for several days and a downed tree. Be careful what you wish for.
I think that was and is the best advice I could ever hear, My Dad used to tell me that... Be Careful what you wish for, You just might get it...
Love the story, and I can relate, all the kids in the neighborhood flock to ours when the lights go out.
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Last nights storm in Virginia

We got the same storm as it moved east. So good to hear you were well prepared and you and your wife are safe and comfortable. The storm went through here last night about 10 and I cannot remember a stronger wind storm. No damage to on my property but the neighbor lost a tree limb and it almost took out the side of my motor home. The limb was just short, (long) enough to just leave a few 'I was here', scratches on the side, and no serious damage. I pray everyone else in the path of the storm is safe, but I'm hearing of a lot of property damage all around us.
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My entire area was hit hard by a storm tonight with extensive power outage. Hooked up to the generator ...
It wasn't the TT, it was the generator that eased your situation.

But having a generator big enough to run the AC in the TT, and enough fuel available to run the generator, made it easy to run the AC in the TT.

With the right generator, you don't need the TT. With some wiring and smarts, you could hook up the generator to the AC circuit in your house and then run the AC. Provided your generator was big enough to run the HVAC system in the house.
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We do have our house wired for a generator, but we don't have the roof reinforced to withstand my hybrid poplar that split in half on the other side of the house and is leaning in the direction of the house.

Thanks for the good wishes, though, and I wish everyone well who was in the path of the storm.
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