Those little solar outside lights

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by radpug, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. radpug

    radpug Monkey+

    I have been thinking about getting several of the outside solar lights.
    Them creating a rack of then for just the purpose of recharging

    I bought one and it seems you can turn off the light so
    Using them as charging stations look possible.
    Has anyone done this and is it practical?
  2. bountyhunter

    bountyhunter Monkey+

    yes,i do it and it works..i took piece of 1/4 inch 4x8 plywood with holes drilled for solar lights to fit in..charge em up,take the batterys out,i have both AA and AAA battery solar lights,sure would like to find some D cell solar lights to keep D batterys charged also..any u other monkeys have or seen and D powered solar lights?
  3. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama Monkey++

    Cant ypu buy a solar charger from harbor frieght?
  4. radpug

    radpug Monkey+

    Thanks for the information. I think that's going to be my next project.
    How long does it normally take for a full charge?
  5. radpug

    radpug Monkey+

    Yes maybe but multiple single charges sounds like more fun.
  6. bountyhunter

    bountyhunter Monkey+

    if batterys are totally dead,usually 10 to 12 hrs good sunlight
  7. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    radpug, check with witchdoctor01, he uses that system.
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