Originally Posted by opie
Just curious if anyone has done it. Adding legs would be simple enough. I have plenty of storage for them when not in use. 200 Watts for less than 2 suitcase units, no holes in the roof and they can be aimed and set in sun while trailer is parked in shade.
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I recently finished this project of my portable 200 Watt Solar kit.
For the 2 panels ( 48" x 22" each ) I joined them together with 2 hinges and added 2 handles for easy carrying. Also took a youth sleeping bag and turned it into a carrying case for protection while traveling.
On the backside of the panels I attached 3 Velcro straps (with self tapper screws ) to anchor the leg brackets to. This allows for swiveling, as needed, when the sun is moving.
As for the legs, they are 1 1/2" PVC. I measured the height to assure the best angle for needed for sun reflection. Up and down is 40 degrees and angled back abit is 35 degrees. But the angle is still more adjustable, if needed.
The legs also have eye hooks on the bottom of each leg for pegging into the ground for extra support.
As for storing the the panels and legs together. They are the practically the same dimensions and will store perfectly together.
Here are pics of my finished project.