Looks like I am in for a long couple of days of overcast skies and hopefully enough rain to top off my creek side tanks....I got room for about 3800 gallons. UPS just dropped off a little something yesterday that should come in handy over the next couple of days - a battery charger that will run off my generator. (yeah...after two years I have finally bought one) This is an RV type charger that gets hard wired directly into my battery bank and has an AC plug that pops into the gennie when needed. I will post a full review after I have a chance to test it out. I bought it from one of my favorite online alternative energy retailers - Northern Arizona Wind and Sun... http://store.solar-electric.com/ioten55 amp12.html 42,57,34, 0
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
the web cam
Here is the morning set up of the webcam for the daily Field Lab sunrise. Only managed to get a couple of hours in today. Picked up 60' of 3" bar stock in Alpine yesterday. Started cutting it up to fabricate more flanges for the trusses. Too windy today to finish welding the last 60' of purlin. The clouds never really cleared out.....actually started getting colder as the day went on.