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Old 06-24-2009, 09:24 AM   #1
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Mounting Solar Pannel on Sea Breeze

Starting with small panel, but not sure how to mount. Yes, I have searched other threads, and nothing addresses what the screws go into. I know about properly sealing them.

The fiberglass on the roof is paper thin - I speak from experience of tearing it open.

Are there trusses or cross members (either Al or wood) which I could find with a stud seeker, so the screws have something to bite into? Does anyone know for sure the spacing? I imagine the A/C is screwed down to a very firm mount.

Would greatly appreciate feed-back.
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:56 AM   #2
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Yes you can use a stud finder; I have attached 4 solar panels on 4 different motorhomes.
Attach the mounting brackets with clear sealant and 3/8 x 11/4 lag screws. Never lost a panel or had any leaks.
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Old 06-24-2009, 10:02 AM   #3
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I did the same as Richard. Have had no problem. I put down dicor then the solar frame pad on top of the dicor then the lag screws then more sealant. My panels can be tilted and have had no problems even in very high winds.
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