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#266759 - 01/21/14 05:41 PM And charge everything
TeacherRO Offline
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Adding this to my checklists - charge all the devices.

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#266760 - 01/21/14 06:01 PM Re: And charge everything [Re: TeacherRO]
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Yup yup yup! Great way to stay connected, know what's going on and keep action plans fluid. Powered handhelds also provide hours of amusement for the kiddos!
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#266764 - 01/21/14 09:43 PM Re: And charge everything [Re: TeacherRO]
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I've posted this pic before, but for the new members...if you happen to have a frame house and live in hurricane country, a good 18v cordless drill is a serious labor saving device if you board your windows with plywood... have a spare battery... but I have 27 windows to cover so use a Stanley "Yankee Screwdriver" as a manual backup...the spiral groove rotates the tool bit when downward force is applied... I have my deep discharge trolling battery on float charge, but give the Eneloops, Ridgid battery packs, and other 12v's a good charge at the beginning of the hurricane season, and again with an approaching storm


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#266810 - 01/23/14 05:11 AM Re: And charge everything [Re: TeacherRO]
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Originally Posted By: TeacherRO
Adding this to my checklists - charge all the devices.

Uh, all I see is an emperor wearing really nice cloths...
-Blast
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#266905 - 01/27/14 06:52 PM Re: And charge everything [Re: TeacherRO]
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#266934 - 01/29/14 05:42 PM Re: And charge everything [Re: TeacherRO]
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Registered: 03/12/09
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Loc: Florida
I always carry spare charging cords in my travel bag, in addition to the usual car chargers. They STAY in my bag so I don't worry about making sure I have them...I also carry a multiple outlet extension cord. After seeing people trying to charge multiple items after Sandy, I learned real quick to carry one.
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#266960 - 01/30/14 01:58 AM Re: And charge everything [Re: barbakane]
celler Offline
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Registered: 12/25/03
Posts: 410
Loc: Jupiter, FL
Originally Posted By: barbakane
I always carry spare charging cords in my travel bag, in addition to the usual car chargers. They STAY in my bag so I don't worry about making sure I have them...I also carry a multiple outlet extension cord. After seeing people trying to charge multiple items after Sandy, I learned real quick to carry one.


I keep the Monster Outlets to Go in my travel bag at all times. Even if its not an emergency, power outlets at airport gates are always at a premium and no one minds (I always ask) if you share the outlet with them.

Craig

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