Lessons and Frustrations – 7 Days Without Power

This is an accompanying list of items based on Episode 818.

Video of how dark it turned when the Derecho was rolling in.

Resources that I Have Purchased for Hurricanes, Storms and Blackouts

DuroMax XP13000HXT 13,000-Watt 500cc Tri Fuel Gas Propane Natural Gas Portable Generator with CO Alert, Black/Blue – I made a mistake on how much I paid for this. I actually paid under $2,000. I thought it was under $1,000. Still well worth it!

24FT 3/4″ ID Natural Gas Hose with Quick Connect 3/4″ ID Natural Gas Hose with Quick Connect Fittings for NG/LP Propane Appliances, Grill,Patio Heaters,Generators(One Year warranty) – the 24 FT hose is not available at this time. – The 36 FT is $147.

UL Listed 50 Amp 25 Feet Generator Extension Cord, NEMA 14-50P Male to SS2-50R & CS6364 STW 6/3+8/1 AWG 125/250V Generator Power Cord Twist Lock Connectors for Generator to House – $119.

Midea Duo 12,000 BTU (10,000 BTU SACC) High Efficiency Inverter, Ultra Quiet Portable Air Conditioner, Cools up to 450 Sq. Ft. – $599.

Articles that Will Help in Blackouts, Power Outages

Get Your Backup Power System Now: Comparing Gas-Powered Generators vs Solar-Powered Battery Generators for Blackouts and More!

Options When You Encounter a Battery Shortage.

Read the Nasty (Frustrated) Replies from Residents without Power

Watch News Video of Destruction from the Derecho

See the mangled transmission linesCLICK HERE.


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