You engineer a fold down bracket with sheer pins for the designed hinge
point but grade 8 hardware for most anything else.

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Jerry Richardson <jrichard...@aircloud.com
> wrote:

> Uh oh.
>
> So what do you use? Regular U bolt clamps?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
> Behalf Of AJ
> Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 9:45 AM
> To: WISPA General List
>  Subject: Re: [WISPA] solar site
>
> Note to sell -
>
> NEVER EVER use radiator clamps to hold steel L beam brackets to a Trylon
> steel tower leg...
>
> Microburst winds snapped the brackets right off the tower, shattering the
> panel...
>
> Hard lesson learned :(
>
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Marlon K. Schafer <o...@odessaoffice.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Are you really saying that less than 500 bucks will build a solar system
> > good enough for our radios these days?
> >
> > Dude, if that's true I can open up a LOT more doors!
> > marlon
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mike" <m...@aweiowa.com>
> > To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:50 AM
> > Subject: Re: [WISPA] solar site
> >
> >
> >  >I bought two of the Northern Tool $79.00 15 watt panels, their $49.00
> > > charge controller, a deep cycle marine battery from Walmart and built
> > > my own.  So far, the "fully charged" light comes on every day.  The
> > > battery should run my two radio repeater for more than a week.  Might
> > > not be the club way to do it, but it works.
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
> > > At 11:09 PM 8/24/2009, you wrote:
> > >>Hi All,
> > >>
> > >>Sorry for the cross post.  Time is short on this project and I need a
> lot
> > >>of
> > >>help.
> > >>
> > >>I've never done a solar project.  Never really even looked at them due
> to
> > >>the costs I've seen tossed about.
> > >>
> > >>Now I have a customer that's willing to purchase the initial equipment
> > >>needed to cover his community.  The ONLY way into the area is a hill
> > >>that's
> > >>within sight of my tower and NOT anywhere near power.
> > >>
> > >>I'll be able to just run a single MT board with two radios in it for
> this
> > >>site.  One backhaul and 1 distribution.  I'll guess that I'll have less
> > >>than
> > >>a 2 amp draw (probably much less than 1 amp in reality).
> > >>
> > >>We don't often get long periods of no sun.  Could be days of fog or low
> > >>clouds in the winter, but mostly we'll have a lot of sun.  On the foggy
> > or
> > >>cloudy days we often don't have enough wind to worry about wind
> > >>generation.
> > >>I think.
> > >>
> > >>So, please clue me in on what to buy, who to buy it from (vendors
> > >>welcome!)
> > >>and anything else I'm missing.
> > >>
> > >>Thanks all!
> > >>marlon
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
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