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  • Saving my trailer’s electronics
    We use a 30amp progressive and love it overall. The only thing I would mention is that when connected to 15 20 amp service maybe in you driveway parked at home or driveway surfing it may cycle on/off due to voltage drop. My battery charger equalizes when first started for short period as I believe most do. System is working as designed to protect from low voltage. On 30 amp service we never have any issues. And our generator has a 30 amp connection so no adapter needed. Progressive has lifetime warranty I believe and would say that’s the way to go.
  • A little about us and our rig
    Hello I am Alex and me and my wife Lydia and our 3 dogs live in Chicago but we’re ment to live out west I’m sure of it. We call a 2015 outback terrain 25 ft our home on the road and pull with 2013 gmc Denali HD. We’re not full time or even part time more like seasonal help. We get out about 10 time a year local and then do a big trip for 2 1/2 weeks and then a 1 week trip somewhere. Hoping our good financial planning can get us to retirement somewhere around 50 ish but that’s still about 10 year away. Very jealous @Greg F I like your style.

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  • Solar anybody
    @Greg F love the set up!! Been slowly convincing my wife to get a truck camper for at least a year or 2 of our lives. And am I correct to believe you said you got 300 ah lithium for 500 ish?
  • Solar anybody
    @RichardMawesome thanks!!!
  • Solar anybody
    @RichardM thanks for reply. I have watched and read about the trimetric but never understood if it would monitor amp going In from charge controller/battery charger. I guess I would guess you are saying that the 2 you mentioned will monitor what’s going in/out on there own. Sorry if I made this hard to understand.
  • Solar anybody
    @RichardM I am very interested in the combiner box you chose any info would be great. Also does anyone fused each panel, wasn’t sure if it was really needed. I did fuse mine.@RichardMdo you think I would get much use out of the trimetric as a battery monitor considering it would kinda be a stand alone and really might just give me daily and live draw but wouldn’t know what is going in to the batteries. Right now we mostly go off experience and resting battery voltage and we get by.
  • Solar anybody
    I may have given impression that we don’t have any solar. We have 6x160=960 on roof, then we will bring 2 to 3 100watt ground panels to try and grab that sun just out of each of roof panels. Then outback flex80 for roof and a cheap china controller for ground panels. We got a aims 3 k inverter with transfer switch and battery charger built in. Disconnected factory converter. 4x6volt Duracell’s and 2x12v marine. Just couldn’t let the 12v go to waste sitting in my garage. Might I also say we filed for a tax credit on our system and got a decent amount back. Rvsolar I feel you on putting all those holes in the roof,was hard for me to put that first hole in roof and then proceed to put dozens more. The roof is so weak on our trailer I wouldn’t even really say it’s walkable unless you make sure to step on trusses.