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Old 20-12-2014, 06:15   #16
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Yes quite a setup. Just finished mounting 2 x 260 watt solar panels as well as a solar hot water system. D400 wind gen goes up tomorrow. This will give us just under 1000 watts solar plus the d400 plus solar hot water. We are power pigs but this should make us power independent.

It's now almost a veranda. Very Queensland
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It's in, but I'm writing up an article for Cruising Helmsman for April I think about it with lots of photos of what's involved and how to.


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D400 fitted and veranda completed. Now just to finish doing the wiring


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Old 21-12-2014, 14:39   #20
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If you are up in Brisbane come have a look. Very happy with how it works. From cold to hot in 1 hour and zero power cost. I'll email you some info
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My 2 cents is to mount the wind gen on the port side if cruising in the northern hemisphere if you also have solar...typical trade wind sailing will have you anchoring with the sun to your starboard side and not shadowing your panels...also design the mount so you can easily take it down and away from any rod holders....my fishing line seems to have a ting for the wind gen...
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