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Two target backers so far (30" x 34") for Cuddeback 2013

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Thought this looked like Gary WJW(2) Solar Water Heater

This was my first attempt at constructing a solar water heater system.

The system consists of a 55 gal. tank, a 24vDC SHURflo 3.0 gal/min pump and a 200-watt, 24-volt mono-crystalline PV panel. The Pump draws 3.5 Amps, the PV outp Firewood and target backers for Cuddeback 2013 Cuddeback 2013:
My Flintstone's Bike (version 1.1)
I hope somebody took pix of version 1.2, but I heard that Saturday night's campfire cooked it. I wanted a tilt-able/rotatable pole mount for the solar water heater's 24 volt PV panel, so I used some scrap aluminum and the mount from an old DSS dish to fabricate this: Beauty and the Beast 9/22/84 My 'Man Cave' (2012) ... it looks worse now (no elbow room) :( Two target backers so far (30" x 34") for Cuddeback 2013 Cuddeback 2013: Installing insulation and luan paneling in the 'V'-nose trailer These are a couple of 40-watt multi-crystalline solar panels I purchased from DiscountSolar (on ebay) last year. Free shipping, but CA tax. These were $160. with tax, making them $2./watt ... not too bad.

Construction is very good, and being multi, the Bike rack assembled and mounted on the Tacoma Cuddeback 2013:
Camping amenities. Next year, bringing a fuckin' porta-potty! Installing windows in the 'V'-nose trailer The rack assembly I fabricated for the 40-watt panel (x2).

Racks were fabricated using left over scrap materials. Bases are fiberglass UniStrut, cross member is shallow steel Unistrut. Hinges made from aluminum ''U' channel and struts from some 'L' ang Making a new solar 'collector' from a discarded 'doggy door' insert (from a sliding glass door cut down to 54"x15"). The box is constructed from 2 x 4s and 3/8" plywood (painted black).

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