Category: Generators

Solutions to Common Generator Problems

Generator Problems

One thing that comes from using a generator as your only source of electricity for many years is that you tend to learn a thing or two about fixing common generator problems. Today, I thought I would share some of the things we have learned over the years with the hope that many of you can benefit from our experience. There’s nothing more frustrating than a generator that is difficult to start or one that starts but doesn’t run well. If you’re one of those people who is struggling with a stubborn generator, you’ve come to the right place! Read…

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A Very Clever Way Of Generating Electricity With Thermoelectric Modules!

I absolutely love it when I stumble upon people who are thinking outside of the box and coming up with new and innovative ways of using existing technology to generate electricity. It’s in this spirit that I would like to tell you about an amazing new product that is being developed by a couple of guys by the name of David Toledo and Paul Slusser. This revolutionary new product goes by the name of “The PowerPot” and after reading this article, I believe that you’ll agree that it certainly lives up to it’s name. I have to admit that I’ve…

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How to Quiet a Generator to Tolerable Sound Levels

how to quiet a loud generator

Many people who go off the grid find themselves trying to learn how to make a generator quiet. The problem is that they don’t spend the time researching the right kind of generator to use and they end up trying to save a couple of bucks by buying an inexpensive generator. Most of the people that I know who have done this end up looking for ways to make their generator quiet enough that it’s at least tolerable. I have to admit that we also fall into this category because when we first moved off the grid, we didn’t put…

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