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Old 07-17-2006, 01:37 PM   #1
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What do you all think about this solar panel from Northern Tool?

It's on sale right now. I was thinking of getting two of them, along with a regulator to avoid over charging. Purpose would be to keep battery charged when I'm not there and to reduce generator usage when I am there.

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Old 07-17-2006, 01:41 PM   #2
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I have three of these

I have three of these and use a charge controller... they work nice.. but bulky to take on trips with you.


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Old 07-17-2006, 01:47 PM   #3
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I'm using my trailer as a Park model so bulk is not a concern.
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Old 07-17-2006, 02:32 PM   #4
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Would one panel be sufficient to keep your battery charged? We haul a small utility trailer with us and this would be ideal mounted on top of that trailer when we are camping.
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