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Old 12-04-2011, 11:18 AM   #1
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We just bought a 35' Fourwinds Hurricane and are about to head to AZ. It has one solar panel but needs more. Panels are very expensive in OR so want to buy them in AZ. Does anyone know of a good source there? Or in CA?
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Old 12-04-2011, 02:34 PM   #2
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Quartzsite is the place to buy solar stuff
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Old 12-04-2011, 08:51 PM   #3
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I got all of my solar system from RV Solar Electric Store Great customer support and technical help. They are in Scottsdale.
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:36 PM   #4
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Quartzsite is the place to buy solar stuff
X2... Solar Bill's is the place in Quartzite, I bought my first and second packages from there and couldn't find better deals anywhere. I've been real happy with the products as well.
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Another plus for Solar Bill's here. You may want to ask if the sales tax exempt is still available for "going green" purchases in AZ.
UL Solar in Vegas is another option.
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Old 12-05-2011, 11:35 AM   #6
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Thanks for the tips for buying solar panels! Appreciate it. You've been very helpful.
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:39 PM   #7
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Sun Electric in Phoenix. They have a large warehouse and they have techs that can answer questions. Good place for parts if you know what you re doing. Www.sunelec.com
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Right now you can figure about 3 cents a watt for the panel - plus whatever mounting & wiring items you'll need. At least that's what I just paid for additional panels for my home use in SW Oregon. This is the vendor I used: RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS LLC Cave Junction, Oregon (OR) 97523. Solar Panel Installer Profile. Solar Contractor.=
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1ciderdog, that 3 cents per watt figures to be $2.40 per 80 watt panel. Where can I get a few dozen at that price? Could that be $3.00 per watt? Still a good bargain.
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Well darn I messed up - yes $3.00 a watt for is what I paid for four 240 watt panels which is a much better price than I paid a few years ago ($5 at that time). One of the few things that are now cheaper than before.
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I would recommend AM Solar http://www.amsolar.com

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If you have several hours of free time to read an interesting view of RV solar systems, go here:

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