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Old 10-27-2019, 05:29 PM   #1
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Any ideas or mods for storing portable solar panels in a 19' ?
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:51 PM   #2
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Any ideas or mods for storing portable solar panels in a 19' ?
Dimensions of said panel would help. Mine go in the back of the RAV4.
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:56 PM   #3
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Any ideas or mods for storing portable solar panels in a 19' ?
My Renogy 100 Watt fits in the space under the bunk, flat on the floor in its case.
Just fits thru 2019 outside hatch.
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Old 10-27-2019, 05:56 PM   #4
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When I had a 19, I stored the portable panel in the back of the closet, with a thin foam pad under it and a couple of 1/4 " elasticized cords across holding it up. Worked great.

I stored my TV in there too, but on the side of the closet.

My preference, as much as possible that is, is that anything meant for a camp gets stored in the trailer.
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Old 10-27-2019, 06:29 PM   #5
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I have mine hanging under the bed. I use a small pulley at the back ro raise the panel up to the height of the hanger - then push towards the back. On the front side, I have a couple bolts holding it in place, so it doesn’t slide around.
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Old 10-27-2019, 07:28 PM   #6
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On my 19 I hung the panel on a wooden track (tray) under the bed. Very easy to get in and out. However, the track really needs to be secured well. That can be a bit of a challenge as there are not big studs to fasten to. Just use lots of fasten points and good sized fasteners.
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Old 10-27-2019, 09:32 PM   #7
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I was thinking about a rack under the bed. It will just fit in the doors under the bed. Do you have any pictures of the racks that you guys use?
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Here is mine. Carpet underneath provides protection for panel and to slide it out easily.
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Under queen bed in Escape 19.
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Old 11-02-2019, 03:45 PM   #10
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Looks good! That is what I was wondering about. Thanks
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