Jeff Kruse
@Jeff_Kruse
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Joined: January 6, 2006 9:14 pm
Topics: 5 / Replies: 46
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Re: Generator for a house...

www.WiseSales.com I got a Honda EU2000i for $1024 and free shipping to PR 6 months ago. Great, quiet, light, effiecent, machine. It's only 1600...

12 years ago
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Re: Should I be worried shipping USPS Parcel Post?

even if you insure your packages, you would have to provide the sales receipts for the items or the post office won't honor paying you the insured amo...

12 years ago
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Re: Solar System Experience

I hope all you net-metering folks are ready to pay WAPA 5 cents for every KW you generate.... What a great way to encourage use of alternativ...

12 years ago
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Re: ISS (Intn'l Spacestation) Sightings over the Virgin Islands

I saw it last night here in PR. It was awesome! Much better than I expected. I wish I could have seen it with the Dragon capsule attached! Go Spac...

12 years ago
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Re: Solar and Wind Power installation on STX

Here you go, a quick search. $5,366 for a 3220W system without mounting. Add about 2K for mounting. BTW, PR, St Croix, ect, panels will do fine...

12 years ago
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Re: Solar and Wind Power installation on STX

Check your figures Jeff. A 1.2 kw turbine can be purchased for less than 10 grand but then you gotta pay to get it here and install it and it wouldn...

12 years ago
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Re: Solar and Wind Power installation on STX

The equipment for a grid tied 3KW system costs less than $10k. I don't understand why more VI'ers don't do that?

12 years ago
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Re: Telescope Recommendations for Stargazing in Our Climate?

Do you want ease of use (IE: tell the computer where to go) or can you find objects manually. IMO I saw objects in a 10” reflector and then in 8” Cat...

12 years ago
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Re: IHOP - $12,600 WAPA BILL FOR TWO WEEKS

Evergreen solar panels can be had for 78cents a watt now at sunelec in miami. Solar is the way to go.

12 years ago
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Re: Opinions on WAPA

I put in a 2K off grid system at my house in Puerto Rico two years ago. I had everything shipped to me from ABQ, NM. All said and done it cost just ...

13 years ago
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Re: Gas Prices-Why in Mainland Dropping -but Still Going Up On St Croix

So at 35 cents gross profit he still looses 20 cents a gallon?

13 years ago
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Re: fireflies?

Do they look like this?

13 years ago
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Re: More Q's: Which island?

USVI, HI, Guam, American Samoa no work permit required. In your field that needs to be considered. No passport for these either. Island life is not ...

14 years ago
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Re: WAPA Rate for May

Solar panels should last 30+ years. There output diminishes with age. After 20 years I think they are still specked at 80% of name plate. Even ...

14 years ago
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Re: DirecTV customers - HD upgrade

I live in PR. I had DirectTV for 2 years and HATED it. Now I have Dish with HD and love it! The DirectTV guide was wrong more than it was right and...

14 years ago
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Re: 20 year energy plan or disaster?

The " -$3.50/watt max 2k or $7000 for solar panels" appears to me to be 100% of panels up to $7K. The panels I used go for $2.88W now but you could b...

14 years ago
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Re: 20 year energy plan or disaster?

Great. Cory PMed me some info but wants to be cautious posting it because he doesn’t want to look like he is pushing stuff he sells, but I will post ...

14 years ago
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Re: 20 year energy plan or disaster?

My system has only been running 3 months now. Nothing is failing. All I know about failing equipment is what was said in the class. I could also do...

14 years ago
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Re: 20 year energy plan or disaster?

I have been a EE for over 20 years. 2 of my co-workers (licensed PE’s) took the 40 hour class and are now certified PV installers, they helped. I d...

14 years ago
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Re: 20 year energy plan or disaster?

I saw in the Caribbean business news today that our power company (prepa) plans on selling power to the VI. Prepa doesn't screw us to bad here. The...

14 years ago
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Re: Has the price of gas gone down?

46 cents a litter here in Puerto Rico.

15 years ago
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Re: Question about flying with a cat

I shared the same concern. We had a screener take the cat to a closed room to do the inspection.

16 years ago
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Re: Solar Power and STX questions

Is it possible to power a 25cf household refrigerator with an Energystar rating of 830KWH/year with a solar setup that costs under $1000? I live ...

16 years ago
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Re: WAPA Rates

Hi Cory, I looked into solar but found it still doesn't make economic sense. It's still to expensive and most of the system needs to be replaced...

16 years ago
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Re: UPS vs. USPS vs. FedEx

I shipped 63 boxes of my stuff to San German Puerto Rico in October. 20 boxes were of scuba gear, the rest was tools and artwork and personal effects...

16 years ago
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