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Old 04-21-2011, 11:24 AM   #31
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Reading all the threads on this subject I haven't seen anyone mention solar charging panels. If a person really wants to get away from the hookups and find the beauty this country has to offer will solar panels buy you a few more days. With that said what size charging system is adequate for one battery verses a two battery system?
My thoughts exactly. get a solar panel and another battery. put the panel up on the roof or something and let her charge all day!
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Old 04-21-2011, 01:30 PM   #32
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There are threads here about the advantages and disadvantages (there are a few) of Solar panels.

If you all want to talk about Solar, we should start a new thread.
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Old 04-21-2011, 01:43 PM   #33
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running the TV is not fair game. the idea is no generators. running your TV will only serve to irritate your neighbors and possibly get you booted from the campground.
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Old 04-21-2011, 01:46 PM   #34
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running your TV will only serve to irritate your neighbors and possibly get you booted from the campground.
They better come armed heavy!
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:48 PM   #35
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running the TV is not fair game. the idea is no generators. running your TV will only serve to irritate your neighbors and possibly get you booted from the campground.
"Neighbors"?.......I thought this was the "boondocking" section!
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running the TV is not fair game. the idea is no generators. running your TV will only serve to irritate your neighbors and possibly get you booted from the campground.
TV- are you talking Television or Tow Vehicle? I ask because both have been discussed in this thread.
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My experience at Yellowstone depending on the time of the year while visiting, you may not need the furnace at all. I personally sleep better if it is cool or even cold in the room and use blankets or sleeping bags, in the morning it may be brisk but often warms up comfortably within no time. If you are used to 72 degrees day and night and live in a warm climate, this may not work for you.

My last trip to Yellowstone we woke up to varied weather including snow flurries, rain and bright sunshine, we used the heater in the morning but not at night.

The previous trip was the first week of October in a popup and we never used the heater at all.
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TV- are you talking Television or Tow Vehicle? I ask because both have been discussed in this thread.
Holy Cow Ken I just got that.
I was talking about the Television not the truck!
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wow herk....there are some darn good prices there, on a per watt basis

This one gets you below $2/watt: http://www.solarblvd.com/p2416/Everg...fo.htmlhttp://
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My friend ordered a panel and controller from them while we were in Key West. They shipped quickly and it worked perfectly on arrival. Well packed for travel, the shipping packaging weighed more than the contents. Shipping was "dear" but it did arrive promptly and safely so I think it was worth it. Even with the shipping it was still cheaper than its closest competitor.
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