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Old 07-10-2020, 12:21 PM   #21
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Thanks Ranger
My query is I already own a generator with inverter and not sure I need another inverter but definitely want solar prewired
Much food for thought
We have solar, inverter and EMS. We regularly dry camp, either overnight stops traveling or sites without electricity.
EMS simplifies our life when using hookups.
Solar was a decision for us also, but it is one of the best decisions we made, it is great to have juice going into the batteries.
Inverter - we have and use regularly. Colleen works in the trailer with dual monitors etc. Even if not we would keep it, great for Instant Pot, hair dryer, toaster and more.
Reading your posts and considering you're doing a lot of boon docking I'd say get the solar, forget the inverter, and most posters seem to favor the EMS.
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Old 07-10-2020, 12:25 PM   #22
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Yes, agreed, Solar and EMS are priority, inverters are not.
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Old 07-10-2020, 04:11 PM   #23
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Yep, you can camp just like tenters have done forever and continue to do. OR, after spending thousands of dollars on a trailer, you can use it as designed with all the comforts. Neither is wrong. But I gave up tent camping for a reason. YMMV
My thoughts exactly, I enjoy toasted bread in the morning and there’s nothing like a frozen smoothie after a hard summer bike ride…. Will not work without the Inverter.
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:51 PM   #24
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..... Secured the unit to the pedestal with an 8mm Master Python Lock No. 8419DPF 6ft Python® Adjustable Locking Cable, Yellow Black, Keyed Different which worked perfectly.
just note, those Master locks can be opened with in seconds with no talent required.


pretty much ALL Master locks are junk.
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Old 12-22-2020, 11:31 PM   #25
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I bought a relatively cheap bulldog surge suppressor. It’s Bluetooth monitored to an ap. It was cheap enough that I don’t worry about it being stolen. Works just fine.
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