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dave simmon replied to dave simmon's discussion Life Span question HF and Sunforce Kit
"All of mine are the Metal frame type. Mounted on a couple of runs of Jtrim from Lowes. Odd the 60…"
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B Maverick replied to dave simmon's discussion Life Span question HF and Sunforce Kit
"Well, I was once told that the Uni-Solar panels were cheap and would not last past 5-years with a…"
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B Maverick replied to Frank S.'s discussion Grounding DC Solar Equipment
"Randall, Thanks for the comment on getting the mounting done right.  I was on a very limited…"
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Life Span question HF and Sunforce Kit

It just poppedin my head and now to the Users here. Dumb but going to ask it anyway.HF and Sunforce…See More
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randall replied to Frank S.'s discussion Grounding DC Solar Equipment
"That's one of the best HF-Panels mount I've ever seen. Great job. You did it right and it…"
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dave simmon replied to Frank S.'s discussion Grounding DC Solar Equipment
"Gene  DMsolar 145s and 158s should they be ground. My Inverters are. But I admit it clueless…"
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B Maverick replied to Frank S.'s discussion Grounding DC Solar Equipment
"Randall, Thanks for the write up. :)  I have my panels mounted like this with a 6-ft ground…"
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Life Span question HF and Sunforce Kit

Started by dave simmon in General Discussion. Last reply by dave simmon 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

It just poppedin my head and now to the Users here. Dumb but going to ask it anyway.HF and Sunforce Kits the panels. If you have either of the panels up and using them How long have you had them up and Running?If you replaced them. They went BAD for…Continue

Grounding DC Solar Equipment

Started by Frank S. in Tips and Tricks. Last reply by B Maverick 15 hours ago. 19 Replies

I am finishing up my Harbor Freight solar system and I need to ground my equipment. I have a copper water pipe nearby and I am thinking of grounding to the water pipe. I would think this would be a good ground, but I am not sure about grounding DC…Continue

My first home made solar panel frame fell apart

Started by Robert DeMartino in Harbor Freight Solar Panels. Last reply by B Maverick yesterday. 1 Reply

I need to make a new solar panel frame for my older style Harbor Freight panels. I don't want to go the same route as my first frame (pictured).  I was wondering if my older style panels would fit on the HF new style frame?Continue

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What End is Up with Your Panels?

Started by B Maverick in Harbor Freight Solar Panels. Last reply by B Maverick yesterday. 6 Replies

Unlike the photos HF shows in the general advertisements, I've taken a different approach by mounting the panels in a vertical fashion with the lead wires at the top.  Not only that, but the two support legs face the opposite direction as well. In a…Continue

Pyramid RPR825 8 Gauge has any one used this wire?

Started by dave simmon in General Discussion. Last reply by randall on Friday. 10 Replies

Pyramid RPR825 8 GaugeI have looked on amazon. It Looks like it would handle two DM 158s on a 20 Foot run to a CC.…Continue

Carrying Batteries Onboard Safely

Started by Robert Durkin in General Discussion. Last reply by Robert Durkin Jan 19. 14 Replies

Hello friends, I bought from SAM'S two 6 volt Energizer Golf Cart Battery - Group Size GC2  batteries to wire in series for 12 volts to use with my HG 45 watt panel kit. Camper is a 1992 Dodge Conversion van I put a 2 by 4 skylight into to give me…Continue

Need Help Deciding

Started by Jamie A in Harbor Freight Solar Panels. Last reply by Craig J Jan 16. 7 Replies

I am a R/C Plane flyer. I am in the process in setting my 5x8 enclosed trailer up to haul airplanes and charge Lipo batteries at the field. I want the trailer to be completely self efficient. I also have lights (12 volt) and 12 volt plug-ins…Continue

Pure Sine Inverters

Started by randall in Classifieds Jan 14. 0 Replies

Folks I had an ad up on the classified for several new and used pure sign wave invertes at yard sale prices. I posted it for a friend. Unfortunately I somehow deleted that ad. As all the inverters are now sold. Just wanted to let you know. ThanksContinue

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Plastic 'kit' after 2 years - 45 second review

Started by John J. in General Discussion. Last reply by randall Jan 11. 5 Replies

This is not my review, not my video. Skip to 6:00 through about 6:45 shows the Harbor Freight plastic kit after 2 years (as mentioned). To much drama in most of the rest of that guys videos for my taste. Anyhow I figured there would be issues with…Continue

The Tiger Claw Pure Sine Wave Inverter is Back in Stock

Started by jpf in Power Inverters. Last reply by Renewable Ray Jan 11. 1 Reply

The Tiger Claw 1500/3000 watt Pure Sine Wave inverter is back in stock and they are only $199.00.Get one while you can, they may not be in stock long?Just Click…Continue

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