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    Default Re: Anyone using these fold-up solar panels

    Hi Paul, yes we do, I have a system purchased from TBV Solar, 100watt in total, use it to supplement the 120Watt panel on the van roof , or to power the deep cycle battery in the car when engine not running. I have not had any issues with this system, just a bit heavy to carry around, and to find a place to pack it in the FJ, busy making a rack to have it mounted on the roof for our trip to Namibia in March.

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    Nothing wrong with it, such setup works good, my only issue, you can do it for half the price yourself
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    I have a similar setup with 2 x 50W panels that folds with a regulator on the inside. The 10M rolled up extension cord also fits inside. The "suitcase" goes into a PVC bag. I got mine from Bush Lapa. It is permanently strapped upright with the loose table (also in a PVC bag) in the isle of the Miskruier.

    It is very handy when the 140W fixed panel on the Miskruier's roof is not optimally set up or in the shade. I cannot remember the price but the price on the link sounds expensive and excludes a regulator. It is a very simple setup and quite easy to make up yourself..
    Michael (Kooskop) My naam is NIE Koos nie..
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    This is the system i have

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    I am using the Bushpower 160 watt system on my Xcape with great success. The product had a small problem when I originally received it, but the after sales service from Jacque was just phenomonal. For this alone, I would not hestitate to recommend the product.
    The 160 watt unit is a bit smaller in size than the 200 watt and does not take up much space in my Fortuner.

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