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Old 07-21-2013, 12:45 AM   #1
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Brian,

Is there any updates on the Pro-Tech diesel generator testing and if it is going to be made available in the near future? This is one of my main things that I want on a Solera.

I don't want to be boondocking and run out or propane to run my fridge. That would be a disaster not being able to keep my beer cold!!!

Thanks for any updates,

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Brian,

Is there any updates on the Pro-Tech diesel generator testing and if it is going to be made available in the near future? This is one of my main things that I want on a Solera.

I don't want to be boondocking and run out or propane to run my fridge. That would be a disaster not being able to keep my beer cold!!!

Thanks for any updates,

Butch
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I don't like the idea of my beer getting warm ether! We had to order our Solera with a LP gen set but plan on trading it out if propane becomes an issue. I was planning on trying to get my hands on a 3.2 Onan diesel and do a swap. What is this Pro-Tech diesel gen you speak of? Is it recommended unit?
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Old 07-21-2013, 05:14 PM   #3
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Propane

I adds a connection that allows me to hook up another propane tank to RV.
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No updates yet. We proto-typed one and that's as far as we have gotten. We're concerned with supply issues since its not a main stream item. We are also looking to see if we can fit a bigger LP tank in there since we can't rely on a diesel option in the foreseeable future.
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Bigger tank means more weight also. LOL
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Trust me...that is consideration #1.
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How about a standard solar option factory installed. There is plenty of room up there
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Probably not any time soon. The options on solar are almost endless. Just topping batteries? Charging battery bank for inverter? We ran a prototype this year on a fleet run for a rental dealer but that was only a 40 watt panel to prevent battery discharge in the winter. We may possibly look at it after a year in the field...but the demand is not really that high for it from the factory.
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Charge batteries
Run my fantastic fans
Maybe a small inverter to run a computer
Or my magic bullet (margarita )
The panels have come way down in price
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I don't like the idea of my beer getting warm ether! We had to order our Solera with a LP gen set but plan on trading it out if propane becomes an issue. I was planning on trying to get my hands on a 3.2 Onan diesel and do a swap. What is this Pro-Tech diesel gen you speak of? Is it recommended unit?
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Sorry I didn't see your post till today but the Pro Tech I was speaking of was one the Brian had talked about that they were looking for a replacement for the Onan. It was in an earlier post discussion on the generators.
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