How do I boil a kettle ?

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  1. N6skp

    N6skp Read Only Funster

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    Hi again yes im new, can anyone please tell me the best way to boil my kettle, run my heating, would it be solar or generator and if so can you suggest makes and links would be useful, thanks again :thumb:
     
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    Gas??



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    best way to boil kettle is on gas:thumb:
    next is on hookup
    followed by generator
    unless you buy 12v job:Smile:
    same for heating,
    Regards
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    This link should help with the kettle.......link
     
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    You may find it easier to boil the water, boiling a kettle usually ends up a big molten mess (just ask my dad, electric kettle gas hob, not the best idea)


    oops, just seen it..... Location: Powys - Englishman..

    Bring out the Bows and arrows.... Another invader has got through....



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    Place kettle in a large pan of boiling water :Doh:i just can't stop laughing at this, sorry:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    :sorry2: ...........



    We use solar-panels mainly (130w + 2x110a batts), covers most of our needs - lights,waterpumps,laptop/phones, Truma fans etc.
    2kva generator for backup. Gas for cooking/kettles/heating.

    :thumb:
     
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    Kettle ??????

    you dont need a kettle for beer and wine :Wink::Laughing:
     
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    buy a kettle you can use on a gas ring, it is the best way. 240 electric items you will need either ehu or genny.
    Solar panels will charge your batteries but to run 240 stuff off your house batteries you will need an inverter comparable to the watts/amps needed and it will kill your house batteries quickly.
    Things like a tv or your lappy or charging your phone could be run off a small inverter, the house batteries generally run the lights and waterpump and the blown air heating if you have it
     
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    Fill up mug or mugs with water.....boil in saucepan on gas.....quicker than a kettle ! You are not heating excess water !:thumb:
     
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    if useing mains electric ( hookup or genny) buy a small low wattage travel kettle, also buy a small kettle sutable for a gass hob, one form a camping outlet is best as it should be lighter in wieght.

    or go to a cafe
     
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    Why use heat to boil water when you don’t need it? Just seal the kettle and get yourself a little vacuum pump. It will boil in no time at all. Welcome........:Wacko:
     
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    N6skp I do offer you apologies. Asking a question here at any time is akin to waltzing in a minefield. Asking one late into the evening is as productive as playing Russian Roulette with an Uzi.

    One of your advisors sniffs glue so much he has the nick-name "Sticky". The rest, well, they keep many vineyards thriving in these hard times. By 21:00 most nights you can monitor their share value rising. Some nights it peaks as early as 20:00.

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    Now to your questions.

    1. Plug in, switch ON.
    2. Switch ON.
     
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    Your losing it Brian !!!!

    Switch on twice, surely not !:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    not if the socket has a switch:Doh:
     
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    Kettles! :Eeek:

    I tweek the noses of kettles and pour scorn on their spouts...

    Why waste space with a dedicated utensil with only one use when you can use a saucepan which has many uses (including being hit with when one steps out of line) ?

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Never seen a switch type socket in a MH !!!!:Eeek::Eeek::Eeek:

    And JJ....you copying my post ?????
     
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    I always think it tastes different out of a saucepan.

    But thats probably just me:Doh:
     
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