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Old 08-19-2008, 11:07 AM   #1
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Solar Panel - 2006 Bambi?

I'm new to the Airstream family so excuse me if this info already exist. I have a 2006 19ft Bambi and would like to install a solar panel to the unit for recharging the batteries. Is there a particluar brand/system you would recommend?
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factory solar panel

Hi,

I am sure others will tell you different/cheaper ways, but in my case I prefer to stick with the Airstream factory components so when I got solar added to my '06 19 footer I had Jackson Center put the factory panel on and connect it up. Note, I also replace the batteries with two new AGM batteries and presuming your batteries are the original it is probably about time for new ones also.

In addition to the solar panel on the roof they also installed the charging controller inside right above the battery/water system status panel, All in all a nice installation that I personally think helps maintain your Airstreams value better than the cheaper, after-market non-standard components (although I am also quite sure that some of those are probably better etc etc.)

regards, Dave W.
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I ahve a 2005 Bambi and am thinking about adding the factory solar panels. How much did it cost at Jackson Center?
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