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Old 07-17-2016, 11:34 AM   #1
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Zamp Portable solar upgrade

We have a Zamp 160 portable solar unit and I wanted to upgrade the support system so that it could be used on the ground and hard surfaces. I was also concerned that the wind could blow it over when we were gone. I built the folding support out of scrap aluminum which folds for easy storage. I added a corner L bracket to each support leg. (Ground the L bracket to fit the legs.) Then made two straps with grommet holes and pop riveted them to the right and left front corners of the solar unit. These will be used to secure the front of the solar panel to my frame. When the frame is unfolded I can either stake it down to the ground or use it on a hard surface weighted down with some small sand bags. See photos below:
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Old 10-03-2016, 08:10 AM   #2
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That's neat, I'll have to look at that. I have to decide which I want to go with. A portable one or panels on top of camper

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