Idiot's guide to a self build battery

Andy
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Joeboy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 3:44 pm Yep. :)
Now I'm wishing I'd ordered all my batteries at once so I can get my teeth into the project :P
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Andy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 7:48 pm
Joeboy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 3:44 pm Yep. :)
Now I'm wishing I'd ordered all my batteries at once so I can get my teeth into the project :P
Should get ye started though? I'm out of here early hours (06.00hrs) on the 16th May. Any not collected by then will sadly have to wait until the 24th/25th May. :oops:

I'm hoping to be fully installed & operational before 15th May. 👉 crossed.
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Re: Idiot's guide to a self build battery

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Joeboy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 10:25 pm
Andy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 7:48 pm
Joeboy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 3:44 pm Yep. :)
Now I'm wishing I'd ordered all my batteries at once so I can get my teeth into the project :P
Should get ye started though? I'm out of here early hours (06.00hrs) on the 16th May. Any not collected by then will sadly have to wait until the 24th/25th May. :oops:

I'm hoping to be fully installed & operational before 15th May. 👉 crossed.
Don't you worry, I'll be round the first moment you can coordinate :P
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Re: Idiot's guide to a self build battery

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Andy wrote: Mon May 06, 2024 2:17 pm
Joeboy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 10:25 pm
Andy wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 7:48 pm

Now I'm wishing I'd ordered all my batteries at once so I can get my teeth into the project :P
Should get ye started though? I'm out of here early hours (06.00hrs) on the 16th May. Any not collected by then will sadly have to wait until the 24th/25th May. :oops:

I'm hoping to be fully installed & operational before 15th May. 👉 crossed.
Don't you worry, I'll be round the first moment you can coordinate :P
Cool, no worries 👍
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There has been progress, two green buttons now. :on-patrol:


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Over in bridge of Don. Just got a call. The driver is dropping the pallet of batteries at mine right now. Come get them lads! :D
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Joeboy wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 10:44 am Over in bridge of Don. Just got a call. The driver is dropping the pallet of batteries at mine right now. Come get them lads! :D
I'm going out to visit a relative in hospital just now but will contact you later. :xl:
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First shipping with pallet
Should be protected well :xl:
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Re: Idiot's guide to a self build battery

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Thank you Colin! 😊
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42kWh LFPO4 storage
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Loaded into garage. Ian, I might just be hating you at the moment! :lol:

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Incredibly well packed. All boxes unmarked.

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18.2kW PV SE, VI, HM, EN & DW
Ripple 7kW WT & Gen to date 11MWh
42kWh LFPO4 storage
95kWh Heater storage
12kWh 210ltr HWT.
73kWh HI5
Deep insulation, air leak ct'd home
Zoned GCH & Hive 2
WBSx2
Low energy bulbs
Veg patches & fruit trees
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