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Old 02-02-2021, 10:56 AM   #1
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Last Fall we bought a nearly new - very low mile - 2016 Navion 24J and have been doing some winter traveling. Currently in Cape Cod.

Love this RV! It drives like a sports car, fuel mileage isn't too bad at 75 mph, and has a nice set of standard options like generator, heatpump, and fridge. Plus it has some nice things we didn't expect: alloy wheels, a modern suspension and sway bar, a full time rear view camera.....and three satellite TVs!

But it came without any solar at all and we would like to change that. Our electrical use is modest... mostly lights, fan, and trickle charge the batteries. We enjoy projects of all kinds, but don't even know what brand of panel to start looking at - and I hate the idea of drilling holes in the roof.

Any advice is appreciated.
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Old 02-02-2021, 02:23 PM   #2
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I added 200 watts of solar to my 2016 Navion G - used the VHB tape mounts from amsolar to hold the panels on. I did have to drill 2 holes to feed the wires through - covered those with a cable entry gland glued down with high strength marine rtv, don't remember the brand right now. 2 years so far, about 15,000 miles - no leaks, no loose panels.
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