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Old 04-05-2021, 10:18 AM   #1
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Solar and Battery installer in FL

Hello all,

Fortunately we get to pu our new Newmar Super C in a couple of weeks. I have it prepped for Solar and want to start the planning for a lithium battery upgrade (we just kept the 8 std lead-acids from factory) and solar since I plan to do a lot of boon docking.

I did a search and didn't see anything recent on recommendations for designers/installers in the area.

We live in St Augustine in the winter. Any recommendations appreciated.

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Lewis Farber <4rvsolar@gmail.com> did our 2KW solar install. We have had practically no problem with it.

He works in Florida in the winer. He did ours in Naples but I'll bet he will drive to St Augustine.

Don't be surprised if you can't use the prewire.

LiFeP04 will make a huge difference in off grid camping. We have LifeBlue and really like the fact that you can see the state of each cell in the battery with an app on your phone.

I keep hearing people say LiFePO4 prices are coming down, and maybe cells are but I haven't see battery prices come down.
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Lithionics in Tampa area (Clearwater) did the battery upgrade on our Renegade coach (back when it was owned by the prior owner). Love the lithium iron batteries, they perform well and the battery install looks great a few years later.
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Thanks folks.

I'll check them out.
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