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Old 12-17-2010, 06:10 PM   #1
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My 50 watt panel was handling my needs but I got a deal on a 90 watt panel I could not pass by. The 90 watt is bigger but still a small foot print at 32x32 I have a Morning star sun saver 6 amp controller so no upgrade needed there. I used my cord and handle from my 50 so the out of pocket cost was only $20 after selling the 50 watt panel.
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Old 12-18-2010, 05:14 AM   #2
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My 50 watt panel was handling my needs but I got a deal on a 90 watt panel I could not pass by. The 90 watt is bigger but still a small foot print at 32x32 I have a Morning star sun saver 6 amp controller so no upgrade needed there. I used my cord and handle from my 50 so the out of pocket cost was only $20 after selling the 50 watt panel.
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Where did you get the 90 watt panel?

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Old 12-24-2010, 06:22 AM   #3
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Where did you get the 90 watt panel?

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I found it on graigslist, sold mine in a day on same and bought the 90. I also found a custom made Southern mattress out of a wrecked Casita for $100
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My queen mattress came out of a 25-ft airstream. They went with a new foam one and stored the original in a bag for 8 years in the garage. It works fine but the bottom corners have an odd radius and it's a few inches short, but hey it was $75 and there's an interesting story to tell!

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Old 12-26-2010, 01:22 PM   #5
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I haul my panel in the back of my 4 Runner so I put rubber corner guards on and use a cut down sleeping bag for transit. Sharp corners and head liners don't mix.

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