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Old 02-12-2017, 06:09 PM   #1
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New Go Power Solar Install

Just got back from 2 1/2 weeks in Death Valley not using any electrical hook-ups or generator. First real test of the new power system.

The Solar System, Go Power Weekender 320 watts, worked great. Every day we recharged to 100% early into the day.

Ran furnace at night, radio/cd/sirius, water pump, lights, beds raised and lowered via 12-volt. Our needs are simple but the new system worked great.

No inverter for 110V toys, just the basics.

This is really neat technology!
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Great to hear it worked well for you. Solar rocks. I have it on the S&B and RV for a few years.
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Just got back from 2 1/2 weeks in Death Valley not using any electrical hook-ups or generator. First real test of the new power system.

The Solar System, Go Power Weekender 320 watts, worked great. Every day we recharged to 100% early into the day.

Ran furnace at night, radio/cd/sirius, water pump, lights, beds raised and lowered via 12-volt. Our needs are simple but the new system worked great.

No inverter for 110V toys, just the basics.

This is really neat technology!
Hmmmmmm mind if I ask how much? $$$$$

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The 160 watt version is $1500+
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The 160 watt version is $1500+
Maybe with an inverter, we didn't need one, otherwise you are about 1.5x high from my install
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Not for nothing I bought 6 160w panels for $900 including shipping. $1500 for 160w kit seems really really expensive.
What was included for $1500?
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Just got back from 2 1/2 weeks in Death Valley not using any electrical hook-ups or generator. First real test of the new power system.

The Solar System, Go Power Weekender 320 watts, worked great. Every day we recharged to 100% early into the day.

Ran furnace at night, radio/cd/sirius, water pump, lights, beds raised and lowered via 12-volt. Our needs are simple but the new system worked great.

No inverter for 110V toys, just the basics.

This is really neat technology!
This is really nice to hear. I'm about to install a 330w system and glad to see it worked so well for you. I will have a small inverter for the TV's and sat system which is about the only additional load over what you have. Mind if I ask what are your batteries? I am installing two 6v GC batteries today.
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.......... Mind if I ask what are your batteries? I am installing two 6v GC batteries today.
I have two Trojan T-105's, they are a 6-volt GC Battery.
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Maybe with an inverter, we didn't need one, otherwise you are about 1.5x high from my install
I just Googled what you said you installed - Amazon shows the 160w version for $1500.
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I have two Trojan T-105's, they are a 6-volt GC Battery.
Thanks Oregon, I installed my two new Trojan T-105 last night. Glad that is done and sore as heck today. Heavy work in a small area hurts
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