Tag Archives: Solar

LITHIUM BATTERY HEATING PROJECT

My Pickup Truck has a Roofnest Falcon Roof Top Tent installed above the truck cap. Even though I might be camping far off the beat’n path, I still need access to electricity for charging devices, powering a portable refrigerator/freezer, running a diesel heater, and more. To accomplish this, I added a solar panel to the

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RV Lead Acid/AGM to LITHIUM

A few years ago I installed a rather involved solar system in my Forest River RR19 Toy Hauler travel trailer. Back then, with a single Lithium battery costing over $1000 I decided to go the AGM (Absorb Glass Mat) route. You can read all about this project on another article here on my web page:

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ROOFTOP TENT MODIFICATIONS (So Far)

Recently bought a Smittybilt RTT. In the world of Motorcycle touring , we call modifications , “Farkles”…. So Farkling was required of my new RTT First, I needed to electrify the tent for lighting and charging of personal devices. This will be Off Grid so only battery with solar charging will be used. A small

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Adding More Solar to Existing System (Portable Panels)

A few years ago I added three 140 watt solar panels to the roof of my Forest River 19RR Toy Hauler These panels are controlled by a Bogart Engineering Charge Controller and monitored via a Bogart Engineering TriMetric Solar Monitor. For storage I’m using two Group 31, 110 amp, AGM batteries that sit in a

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