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Travis Nibler

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Darn slow internet wont let me watch the TED video : (

Morgan Morrigan wrote:Why don't you have Solar City do a residential install, that is easy to sell , along with the house?

They work with Home Depot. Another company out of Cal, by an apple guy, does the same thing. You pay a lease on the panels, which is typically less than a standard bill , without A/C.


There is no radiation coming off your meter, that could be found with a CivDefense meter. Really. Any transmissions off the smart meter are Radio Frequency.
If it is going off, then you have radon, contaminated flooring, or a gas leak.

Dangers of smart meters are basically privacy and security.


there are some stat sheets here, to replace the capacitors in these fabulous old instruments

http://www.civildefensemuseum.com/cdmuseum2/radkits/cdv715.html


I dont have any gas hooked up to the home and if it was the flooring then it would do it all the time? Not sure what it could have been but if my daughter starts acting strange for no reason and telling me her hands hurt. Then turning the meter on and getting off the chart readings are concerning to say the least. But like I was saying. It has not happened since I talked to the power company's ceo. So I would guess it was just a fluke but my daughter has never acted like that. For them to go hand in hand in the same night, I would be a moron not to be worried. Then before I bought the meter, getting sick all over the house 8 times in one night? She was not sick, no cold, no nothing. Just puking all over the place. At that time the meter was only 2 weeks old. Oh and on the meter. I have video footage of my child's reaction, and the meter pegged out at the same time. Also have a follow up to show that it was zeroed out otherwise. The video is not public though. I did send it in an email to someone I know in my states tea party. But as far as I am concerned its not an issue if the meter is on zero. I hope it stays that way. Any other ideas of what could peg the meter are welcome. I would like to get to the bottom of it and put a lid on it. I will take a look at the link you provided. Thanks.
6 years ago
I took a step today and bought a laptop, and I am ready to take the next step. Still have a lot of research to do. Can someone please tell me where is the cheapest place to shop for solar power products? Amazon seems like a decent place to look but I want to make sure I can get the best bang for the buck.
6 years ago
Thanks for your encouraging words Kim. 2 days ago we had them turn off the light on the pole as well. Its really dark around here at night, and we loved having the light, but they went up from $7 a month to over $10. I think you hit the nail on the head. Slow and steady wins the race. If we got rid of the washer and dryer we would have lots of room for solar. My goal would be to hook into breaker box. This way we could use electricity in the home without having to run more wire than needed, and buy lights to hang and such. If I go by the breakers ratings then I know what I need to take each one out of the box. That's going to be challenging for me because I have never seen anyone do it that way. Not even sure it could be done but it seems feasible. If we ever get our money I will be sure to dig in and look for more info on that.

I also had Netflix, its a shame they went up so high.
6 years ago
Dropping in for an update. I got a radiation detector. Radiation was off the charts according to the meter. So the next day I called and talked to the CEO of the power company and told him about it. I mentioned a recording I had taken and the conversation went pretty well after that. He offered to change my meter back out but I cant afford to at the moment. The good part is that after that the meter has been zeroed out every time I check it. So good news on that. I am just glad I got that meter.

Still nothing to update about solar wise since our taxes are still not here. Going on the 11th week of waiting. Wonder if I can charge them a penalty or interest. We did sell the dishwasher though. $900 unit sold for $50. That sort of hurt, but its been fun hand washing. Me and the wife do the dishes together now, and some nights we take shots as we work. Its also nice in the fact that we never run out of dishes now. Anyways, that's all I have to report for now. Thanks again for all the help.
6 years ago
Good info folks. I guess if / when I get my taxes back I am going to look for a small laptop as well. My desktop is due to be upgraded anyways. Will do that and get me an affordable system. Its to back the car battery I have sitting here would not work. Guess I could try to sell it.
On the flip side. I wish I could go back to candles. I dont even know if I can talk my wife into going with no A/C though. Wish me luck on that one.
6 years ago
Thanks, I agree. A small system that I can take down and re-sell or take with me if the new owner does not want it. For now I have turned off the breakers to over half of the property. We also sold our dishwasher today and have been washing by hand. Its fun. Me and the wife do it together and while the liquor cabinet is right in front of us, we take a few shots while we wash and dry. We also hung a clothes line, and plan on washing in the sink. Only the weather is not allowing us to keep up: (. I left a full line up the other day and it rained on them lol.

I had a conversation with the CEO of the power company today. He said that if I wanted my meter back I could pay $50 to have it put back in. But I could not buy my own. Thats much better than the other person saying they will have us arrested. I guess the old one was a semi smart meter. They could read the usage but had to come out to shut us off. They put the smart meter on and the CEO says its like the semi smart meter. It looks exactly like the "Smart meter" everyone is warring us about online. I also bought a cold war era radiation detector, and it was bouncing around like I had a reactor in the living room last night. My daughter was acting like she was possessed. She is only 3 so she was not playing a joke on us. Im not kidding. I was a split second away from straight up panic due to the way she was acting. It was like she was ready to convulse. Saying her hand and feet hurt. Blank stare like she was in the clouds.

At least tonight the detector is zeroed out. I hope if they where doing something with that meter that they will stop. I don't know a lot about this stuff but I am a fight for my rights kinda guy. Especially when it comes to my family's safety.

What do you know about the "Smart meters"? I know one source I was getting info from said that they where also dubbed as cellular phone towers. But I get zero cellular service at my house and since the install its still the same. No cellular service here.
6 years ago

jonathan white wrote:Which protest are you referring to?

Tell you what will really work...stop paying them.



I agree with that statement 100%. Just not for my situation. Or maybe I just need to educate myself on the subject. Last time I put in a bunch of reserch on DIY it led me to a forum full of stuck up people telling me it couldn't be done by myself. Saying that I needed to pony up for someone to sell me marked up product and have them install it Etc Etc. So I let myself get beat. I have capable hands. I want to do it as cheap as I can and on my own.

Can I really run my home on a 1 - 2.5k budget? I cant afford to make my point to the power company with money.
6 years ago
Solar is really not an option for us because we plan to move within a couple years. Once this place is paid off, we want to walk with as much as we can. Otherwise I would be all over the solar energy.

So I came up with an idea that I thought I would ask for some input on. I had wanted to just wrap the meter with foil but I bet they would say its "Tampering with the meter" and might turn us off, and or have me arrested. What about planting a satellite dish in front of the meter? I could concrete a pole in for cheap. All I would need to buy is a bag of concrete. Would this work? Like to bounce the radiation this thing is putting out off the dish, and in another direction? It most certainly would not be considered tampering with the meter if I am not even touching it.

In the mean time I have shut off all breakers to the entire house except for the fridge and my bedroom. Going to also stop using the washer and dryer, as well as the dish washer. Thats really, just about as far as I can take this protest without going to jail and still keeping my home on the "up and up" for resale. I know solar might bring up the value if done correctly. But we just cant afford to do that.
6 years ago