ElectricEd wrote:After the storm finished I inspected the damage. The Solar panels and hot water panels were unscathed!
paulinspace wrote:I lost one of my 2 hot water flat panels. We copped it pretty tough up in the Dandenong Ranges. The car took dents and took out a side mirror plus hail stones bounced off the roof and cracked my clestory windows.
ElectricEd wrote: The good thing about evacuated tubes is that the hailstone only needs to be a few millimetres to one side and it is then a glancing blow that probably won't cause a breakage.
ElectricEd wrote:[quote="me"...I think at 45 degrees it would only be about 70% of the impact force.
0.7071 or 70.71% (PedanticEd)
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