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Old 04-21-2016, 06:34 PM   #31
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I feel your pain with battery powered tools!
Although not as bad as your times, and using two batteries, i was able to cut a few pieces of lumber to start framing of the bed/storage box. I was so mad, though...i almost threw all of them in the trash and went to HF to get w/e they had...
But then, i love my little drill! i have a B&D "matrix" 12V with interchangeable heads (drill, circular saw, jig saw).
Just have to manage better my charging cycles...and maybe buy another battery + charger!
I have four batteries, 2 extended power gives me about 20 minutes on a 70 minute charge time. I also have 2 normal batteries that if used on any other than the angle grinder last all day. It is just the angle grinder thats killing me. The guy at the place im doing the conversion let me charge my batteries today. I got like 3 times as much done
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Old 04-21-2016, 06:39 PM   #32
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I have four batteries, 2 extended power gives me about 20 minutes on a 70 minute charge time. I also have 2 normal batteries that if used on any other than the angle grinder last all day. It is just the angle grinder thats killing me. The guy at the place im doing the conversion let me charge my batteries today. I got like 3 times as much done

Take those batteries and charger home with you!!!
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Old 04-21-2016, 06:46 PM   #33
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Take those batteries and charger home with you!!!
I do every night, the issue is i burn through the juice in about an hour. I need to w
Either buy a genny or set up a solar system, both of which are not cheap.
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Old 04-21-2016, 06:48 PM   #34
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Ohhh ok and crazy cal i have not the slightest idea. It runs smooth is all i can say lol.

Side note my earlier estimations on angle grinders ability to suck out battery life was grossly underestimated lol. I got 3 whole bolts on 3 fricken batteries -.-
Get a cheapo angle that plugs in.
Use it hard and put it up wet.
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Old 04-21-2016, 08:17 PM   #35
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Get a cheapo angle that plugs in.
Use it hard and put it up wet.
Zero plugs available within 150 ft plus even assuming the owner lets me leech off him XD.
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I do every night, the issue is i burn through the juice in about an hour. I need to w
Either buy a genny or set up a solar system, both of which are not cheap.

I bought this exact one, and I love it. (It doesn't run my 8 gal husky air compressor though.....lol)

Amazon.com : Hyundai HY2000si, 2000 Running Watts/2200 Starting Watts, Gas Powered Portable Inverter, CARB Compliant : Power Generators : Patio, Lawn & Garden

The only thing I can think of that I don't like about it, is it doesn't have an aftermarket conversion carb to run lpg, yet.

It might be worth it to you too!
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Old 04-22-2016, 01:00 AM   #37
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I bought this exact one, and I love it. (It doesn't run my 8 gal husky air compressor though.....lol)

Amazon.com : Hyundai HY2000si, 2000 Running Watts/2200 Starting Watts, Gas Powered Portable Inverter, CARB Compliant : Power Generators : Patio, Lawn & Garden

The only thing I can think of that I don't like about it, is it doesn't have an aftermarket conversion carb to run lpg, yet.

It might be worth it to you too!
i am worried about how it doesn't claim to use pure sine wave power. clean energy in several of the other units i saw with the same tag were the artificial sine wave power that was actually bad in the long run for your sensitive electronics. Do you have a link i can see that says the genny is using pure sine power, i cant find anything when i google.
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Closest thing I can find. It doesn't discuss sine wave forn, but people are running higher end electronics off of it.
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Old 04-23-2016, 06:19 PM   #39
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I like that generator more and more. Only 3 seats left on the skoolie! Been a grueling 4 days of work. Grueling mostly on my batteries lol. Ordering the genny to come next week sometime.
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Yeah everyone should have a nice lil genny.
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