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I tried this amazing invention out and I LOVE IT

It is a solar lantern from Glowstar that comes with a 10w solar panel. Its max power is 10.0Wp and when it is operational it is the same as a 60w tungsten light.
On the box it says it lasts 8 hours but I've used mine once so far and it
lasted 6 hours. Here's the kicker! It came with an AC charger and
a car charger (yes it charges in the car!) and came with a solar panel.
WAIT, there's more! I can plug in my cellphone to the lantern and
it will freakin' charge it! It also has an option of charging from an electrical
socket!! It cost me $349 for this but on their site the package was $499.
This thing can easily fit into a bug out bag!

This is highly worth it!

Here's the spiffy gif of the product from the site if you want to click on it
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Damn girl...your definition of splurge is different than mine..uhhh, my splurge is 6 wool blankets from a surplus online for $35....:gaah:
 

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Blob - I have three of those 13-watt briefcase solar-chargers. Stacking them on top of each other (almost 40watt) I still do not have enough power to run my 12-volt electric cooler, but, they do very well to keep my power-packs topped up (boost-packs with 12-volt power ports and 120-vac, air-compressors).
 

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I tried this amazing invention out and I LOVE IT

It is a solar lantern from Glowstar that comes with a 10w solar panel. Its max power is 10.0Wp and when it is operational it is the same as a 60w tungsten light.
On the box it says it lasts 8 hours but I've used mine once so far and it
lasted 6 hours. Here's the kicker! It came with an AC charger and
a car charger (yes it charges in the car!) and came with a solar panel.
WAIT, there's more! I can plug in my cellphone to the lantern and
it will freakin' charge it! It also has an option of charging from an electrical
socket!! It cost me $349 for this but on their site the package was $499.
This thing can easily fit into a bug out bag!

This is highly worth it!

Here's the spiffy gif of the product from the site if you want to click on it
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Well with the price of battery's these days you may have made a good buy.. time will tell... :beercheer:
 

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Well with the price of battery's these days you may have made a good buy.. time will tell... :beercheer:
Seems to me that is an awfully expensive way to replace, charge batteries.

I like the Blob's suggestions better, I have a couple of the 12V solar panels. Work for me.

JMHO
 
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