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Old 04-07-2015, 11:40 PM   #1
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Old 04-07-2015, 11:47 PM   #2
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Old 04-08-2015, 07:09 AM   #3
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Looks good. You'll love the freedom of solar. Its an expensive mod, but you'll agree worth every dime.
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Old 04-12-2015, 06:17 PM   #4
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Here is what I did I got semi flexible solar panels and glue them to the roof of my 2015 wildcat and didn't have to drill holesClick image for larger version

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Old 04-16-2015, 11:17 AM   #5
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How are the glued on panels holding up? I used the same panels but I also screwed them down for fear that the dicor wouldn't hold them completely over time.


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Old 04-16-2015, 02:58 PM   #6
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Well so far so good I glued under the panels and all a round the edge of them I used the same stuff as they put around the vent screws I just didn't want to put holes in my brand-new trailer


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Old 04-16-2015, 03:18 PM   #7
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I was thinking of buying these. $137 seemed like a fair price.

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Old 04-16-2015, 05:16 PM   #8
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Don't forget the cables and control box
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Old 04-22-2015, 03:23 PM   #9
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What kind of screws and mounts are people using for solar panels? I have the panels and my house is on solar so I am familiar with everything except for putting holes in the roof of my trailer. Do I need to find a support member or is the roof material sufficient? regular self tapping (tek) screws ok? How long?
Any input would be great, I am just a bit apprehensive about the drilling part. Thanks!
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Old 04-22-2015, 07:23 PM   #10
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Salem roof is 3/8" thick, designed to walk on as we may know. I mounted my solar panels by first laying them in place, then I marked all the holes 8 holes per panel...2 per corner then I drilled 1/8" pilot holes in the marks..... then I use stainless steel 3/4" #10 self-tapping screws. I used sealant in the pilot holes, underneath the brackets, screwed the brakets down and then applied self leveling LAP sealant over top of the brackets pretty watertight. The instructions recommended using wellnuts which are somewhat difficult to find around here for some reason. My units are pretty secure and do not believe I will have any water leaks.
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