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Old 08-30-2012, 12:19 AM   #1
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Solar Panel Support

Between work and camping I was able to finish the pole mount for my solar panel.
I am able to pivot it up to horizontal, rotate it 180 degrees, raise it up or down or remove it and move it 20 feet from the trailer.
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:03 AM   #2
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Nicely done!
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:22 AM   #3
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nice setup. it's not obvious in the pix, what did you to keep wind from turning the panel? I see a clamp near the A-frame.
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Looks good. What's the total wattage and what do you use it for?

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looks good. What's the total wattage and what do you use it for?

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Old 09-16-2012, 11:40 PM   #6
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Near the top it is pinned to prevent it from turning. I will get some close up pics if your interested. PM me.
It is a 190 watt panel. It charges 4 Exide Golf cart batteries with a total of 490 AH of storage.
We just completed 15 days of boonie camping. No phone (landline or cell), no TV, no radio sitting by the lake.
Never needed to start the generator. Lowest battery reading was 12.4 V.
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Old 09-17-2012, 10:24 AM   #7
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Near the top it is pinned to prevent it from turning. I will get some close up pics if your interested. PM me.
It is a 190 watt panel. It charges 4 Exide Golf cart batteries with a total of 490 AH of storage.
We just completed 15 days of boonie camping. No phone (landline or cell), no TV, no radio sitting by the lake.
Never needed to start the generator. Lowest battery reading was 12.4 V.
That is good to know! Looking at a 230 watt panel for a winter project (assuming we stay in PA and do not head south).
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I will shoot a bunch of pictures and put them in an album and post it. (If I figure out how).
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