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Old 07-05-2016, 06:03 PM   #11
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That is nice box!
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Old 07-05-2016, 06:06 PM   #12
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That is nice box!
That's what I'm going to let everyone believe! It's a cheap $68 Harbor Freight tongue box that happened to be the exact size of 4 batteries! Find of the month for me!
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I think I paid about that for a crappy plastic box for 2 6v years ago. That is a good deal. Is it metal?
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Metal and has a lock on it. It's not the most robust box ever, but perfect for what I'm using it for. I'll never be in and out of it other than to add water to the batteries
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Old 07-09-2016, 10:05 AM   #15
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Alright, nice weather so it's back to the project. Hopefully by the end of the day this system will be in? For future reference, 400w of Renogy solar panels fit a 2016 23RB like they were made for it!
There is actually room for 2 more panels if I got crazy and wanted to go 600w in the future.
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NICE but I bet you never thought about having to tilt them incase you go away in the winter.
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Old 07-09-2016, 12:14 PM   #17
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I guess this is the Harbor Freight box you picked up...



2-1/4 cu. ft. Steel Trailer Tongue Box

Sure like the price... $89... I don't think the 35-inch width will be enough for me however...

Looks like I am going to need one of those 48-inch Side Mount Boxes for my four each GC2 6VDC batteries for my planned setup... These are around $250

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Are these the four GC2s DURACELLs you are using... I'm surprised you got them in your Harbor freight box ok... I may have to re-think my high dollar Truck Side Mount Box...



https://www.batteriesplus.com/productdetails/sligc110

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NICE but I bet you never thought about having to tilt them incase you go away in the winter.
I considered the fancy tilting mounts but as little energy as we are drawing with our little trailer and the amount of aH stored in my batteries and the 400w worth of panels....didn't seem necessary.
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I guess this is the Harbor Freight box you picked up...



2-1/4 cu. ft. Steel Trailer Tongue Box

Sure like the price... $89... I don't think the 35-inch width will be enough for me however...

Looks like I am going to need one of those 48-inch Side Mount Boxes for my four each GC2 6VDC batteries for my planned setup... These are around $250

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That looks like the one!
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