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Old 10-29-2011, 05:00 PM   #11
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This is what I did. Power surge protector with battery back up. A bit expensive but then again so is the hobby itself. They have them at Staples. Takes like 6 D batteries. I hooked my tank up to it and have batteries to back up the batteries.

I'm in Westchester NY and were getting hammered also. I already had 2 power losses in 1 hour. Power is going out all over.
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Anywhere from 59.99 all the way up to 199.00. Homedepot has them also. Made by APC.
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Also some take batteries and some have a sealed acid battery. You have to shop around. There good to have. I have one hooked up to PC also.
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All that is great but it won't help cuz I am housebound.
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Old 10-29-2011, 05:19 PM   #16
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N.J. Getting hit bad huh? We were getting hit hard before but things slowed down.

Sorry man wish I could help. Hopefully someone else can help with a right now solution.

Good luck.
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Hour and a half.
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Nevermind previous post I was looking at the wrong page, thanks for the help.
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Old 10-29-2011, 07:13 PM   #19
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I would purchase a UPS
Newegg.com - battery backup

Spend a hundred bucks or so and prevent the loss of hundreds....

I would only put the vitals on it though... your going to want it to last as long as possible when the power goes out.
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Which is the right unit from newegg? I've looked at these before but could never figure out which one I could use.
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