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My solar panels, and then up 300 feet

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by kirbinster, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. kirbinster

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    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmIVO-PuKx0[/youtube]

    Went up today to check my solar panels, then took the bird up 300 feet and scoped out the surroundings. I need to work on being able to pan slower.
     
  2. cosignpro

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    Thats a lot of panels

    What do you power in the house?
     
  3. kirbinster

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    It's a grid tied system. It feeds the main breaker panel and anytime there is surplus it goes on the grid and the utility meter spins backwards to credit the generation being sold.
     
  4. Phantom Flicks

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    As someone who's literally cleaned thousands of roofs, I'm sitting here wondering if you put those panels up yourself, if not, I could only imagine what it'll cost to re-roof your house when and if the time comes.
     
  5. kirbinster

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    Not sure what you are getting at. The panels are attached to rails with attach to "L" brackets screwing into the joists. The plumbing flanges just slip over the brackets to prevent leaks. We put a new roof on when the panels were installed and they see little if any wear under the panels. In anycase, it would only take an hour or so to unbolt all the brackets from the joists.