# Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

```Well those gusts of wind might actually help push him in the direction he was
going, so Lawrence could claim that he was also using wind power...```
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Rush Dougherty
Tucson AZ 85719

> -----Original Message-----
> From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of clarke2 via EV
> Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2017 8:05 AM
> To: Rush Dougherty via EV
> Cc: clarke2
> Subject: Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation
>
> I don't think I would want a large flat plate trailer that was not heavy
enough to stay grounded
> in gusty winds.
>
> Dan
>
> Dan     520-834-4176     I10 and Twin Peaks
>
> On 12/29/2017 12:54 PM, Rush Dougherty via EV wrote:
> > If you're maximizing your 'efficiency' then why use plywood? Nobody
> > that is trying to increase strength and lower weight using plywood
> > anymore, they use Carbon Fiber. So spend a few extra \$k and invest in
> > a trailer that will weight 10lbs to hold your 2kw array.
> >
> > Rush Dougherty
> > Tucson AZ 85719
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Lawrence
> >> Rhodes via
> > EV
> >> Sent: Friday, December 29, 2017 9:59 AM
> >> To: ev@lists.evdl.org
> >> Cc: Lawrence Rhodes
> >> Subject: Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation
> >>
> >> If you scaled down and accepted kevel one charging you could use 550
> >> 5 inch
> > cells. 2000
> >> watts. Have a 8 x 12 foot tear drop trailer.  It might push you 15
> >> mph on
> > level ground or charge
> >> you in 21 hours.  Many variations for shape, power  and speed. I
> >> would have
> > eyelets on each
> >> corner to tie it down in high winds. The whole DIY build would be
> >> plywood on a
> > light weight
> >> trailer.    Lawrence Rhodes
> >> https://youtu.be/dWxIbRXGSrs
> >> Sent from my MetroPCS 4G LTE Android device
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