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Old 06-11-2018, 01:01 AM   #1
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Solar panels on a ST 52

I would like to mount a (few) solarpanels on my ST 52. I had them on my President 385 Sundeck and they were doing a great job. Although the engines and genset provide enough power when running, the obvious advantage of solar panels that they do their job quit and all day long. But I do not like a lot of wires running all over the boat. Did any of you guys put solar panels on your ST and what problems you ran into? The Solar panels I had on the President where glued to the GRP surface, which was a pretty good system. You even could step on them. They were very tin and they were flexible. So any suggestions are welcome. Thanks!

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Old 06-11-2018, 06:41 AM   #2
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This thread should answer all of your questions (and then some): http://www.trawlerforum.com/forums/s...ons-37421.html


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To complete this thread: I have mounted four 114 Wp solar panels on the top of the pilothouse of my ST 52.Togheter they will provide a 456 Wp, which should be enough to keep my service batteries all the time at full level. The solar panels are absolutely flush mounted and they really blend in. All cables are invisible and even the connections to the solar panels are on the back side.
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