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Old December 22nd, 2013, 12:41 PM   #1
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Consumers energy just estimated me being up dec 28

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Old December 22nd, 2013, 12:42 PM   #2
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 12:44 PM   #3
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Consumers energy just estimated me being up dec 28

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natural gas fired WHOLEHOUSE GENERATOR. worth every penny

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Old December 22nd, 2013, 12:44 PM   #4
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DTE will not give us an estimate. My parents are only about 5 miles away and have power. If I have to, I will just empty my water lines and go over there. However, the fireplace has the house At about 70, and it looks cold outside.
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 12:52 PM   #5
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 12:52 PM   #6
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I'm going insane without power already.
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 01:12 PM   #7
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I'm going insane without power already.
Just go to Linden and buy a generator from Sloans!!
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 04:14 PM   #8
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Ours just came back but our whole house generator kept us going just fine...
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 04:39 PM   #9
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They always over estimate the time. I bet you have power within 36 hours...
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 04:47 PM   #10
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Not even a flicker. Buying a generator was the best way ever to keep the power from going out!
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 04:55 PM   #11
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they say the 27th here
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 05:35 PM   #12
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Fwiw, they are still saying it will be on tomorrow night, although it came back today at five pm....
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 05:57 PM   #13
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Our estimate is tomorrow night. They are really messing up my holiday baking.
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 07:12 PM   #14
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Mine went out about 11:30 AM. Drove my line and found a down wire spanning three poles. Called it in as a down wire and the guy said someone would be out within 4 hours to rope it off until a crew can get to it. No estimate of a repair time. Running my generator off the gas tank on my zero turn mower so I don't have to fill it every 2 hours. 4000 watt generator wired to run the whole house.
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 07:18 PM   #15
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My house was 69 degrees at 6:00 am when the power went out, and it has dropped to 59 fourteen hours later. Given my calculations, it will be cold as shit in here when I wake up.
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 07:22 PM   #16
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My house was 69 degrees at 6:00 am when the power went out, and it has dropped to 59 fourteen hours later. Given my calculations, it will be cold as shit in here when I wake up.
I lost my at 11:30 last night at a temp of 68, woke up for work and 9, it was 50, came home at 4:30 it was 47, and flipped the main and it just broke 60
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 07:26 PM   #17
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Luckily we were only down 1.5 hours this afternoon.
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 07:30 PM   #18
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 08:41 PM   #19
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My house was 69 degrees at 6:00 am when the power went out, and it has dropped to 59 fourteen hours later. Given my calculations, it will be cold as shit in here when I wake up.
It's gonna get even colder. Do you know anyone that can loan you a generator?
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Old December 22nd, 2013, 08:41 PM   #20
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Our estimate is tomorrow night. They are really messing up my holiday baking.
Ours went out at some point last night when we weren't home, but was back when we got home. Hasn't gone out since and hopefully won't anytime soon.
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