Solar Panel Wired Through Pole

Published date: December 1, 2011
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

I've been getting mod ideas from this forum since I got my 26X a year ago and combined a few ideas to come up with this solar panel mod. I went with a 30 watt flexible HQRP solar panel, used a spiral shaver cord and send the wiring through the grab bar on the port side of the boat. This way no wiring can be seen inside. In the battery box the wiring runs to a Sunforce 7 Amp Charge Controller which keeps the batteries topped up but not overcharged. The controller can accommodate a second panel (and up to 105 watts) if I decide to double the solar charging capacity in the future.

Published by: brishel001


Model Year: 1998
Photo Caption: Solar Panel

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