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VanMark

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Hi
I have a chance to get 3 solar panels for free. They are about 2 by 3 feet.I dont know anything about Solar so my question is,should I take them? I,ve only got 2 car batteries around the house. Would it be more trouble than its worth?
 

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Hi
I have a chance to get 3 solar panels for free. They are about 2 by 3 feet.I dont know anything about Solar so my question is,should I take them? I,ve only got 2 car batteries around the house. Would it be more trouble than its worth?

There was a good thread on this stuff a while ago. I will see if I can find that.
 

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Not enough info about the panels and siting to go on here, but the car batteries won't do; you need deep-cycle batteries for this as well as a charge controller and an inverter if you want AC instead of DC.

Phil
 

VanMark

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They were 2014 Coleman panels with an 8 volt charger
 

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Go for them or not? What's your success been like if any?
 

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