The electrical technician came in this morning and finally got our power up and running.
It was kind of difficult. We had to rotate though all of the power hogs. I would start the generator and plug in all of the rechargeable devices first, but I wouldn’t startcoffee maker for a half hour.
The fridge and freezer would take all of the power trying to catch up from being off for a few hours. Then the water heater would take all of the power, so for the most part, I would boil water for cleaning and dishes to save the trouble of running the generator for forty minutes, just for a few gallons of hot water. We did run it all day Saturday for showers.
The lights work just fine thanks to the fact that like all campers, the lights ran on battery… the very battery we just replaced a few months ago.
The lights would charge every time the generator was on, but I convinced the kids that we should use the lights only for emergencies. They went to bed early. I guess this was a good thing, considering I would also go to bed early, as even time on my laptop was limited to battery power… and Ethan would use most of it.
Anyway, that particular crisis is over. On to the next one. This one may not be avoided, but I get into more details when I have more details.
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