Originally Posted by MtnGoat
Power supply needs.
For anyone that had been on a Fire base will know that power is key with all the crap we are doing now. No all the Power Point shows we have to send up.
I know generators are hard to come by, but with the whole contracting thing. But outside of having to wait on that contractor to get on that ring flight. What have you done our been doing.
I'm looking at making our living areas out of the 20ft SEALAND containers with independent break panels so if the containers ever have to be moved you just disconnect the SEALAND break from the generator main breaker panel.
Heck has anyone (FOO) been able to buy a large generator 35KWa to 50KWa in Afghanistan lately?
Looking to see what others had done OIF or OEF or elsewhere as far as power.
Why not just steal shit from the Air Force.
All joking aside. I have some banjo picking hillbilly relatives that live in the mountains so these types of problems are not new to me. What about getting a generator off of a vehicle, power up some deep cycle batteries with it using either a gas motor or wind power then use a power converter to make the power you need? Most if not all the stuff you need could be cannibalized off of vehicles.