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Old 04-19-2020, 08:07 AM   #41
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Case in point? You'll never need to be engaged in one of those forum discussions about leaving the refrigerator running on gas when fueling at a gas station. You are completely off the hook on that debate.
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WAIT!!!???! You leave your residential Refrigerator on when refueling?
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Old 04-19-2020, 09:13 AM   #42
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$19k for a solar package? I had no idea. That makes the cost of a couple rv fridges sound a lot less expensive.
The package includes 1000+ watt solar panel set, lithium batteries, a larger inverter which will power all the rig and soft start on the air.
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The package includes 1000+ watt solar panel set, lithium batteries, a larger inverter which will power all the rig and soft start on the air.
true, and some of the components are top notch...3000 watt magnum inverter for one the victron battery monitor for another. I was not able to discern whether Keystone is outsourcing the option or doing it in factory ( i suspect the former ) I don't know anything about the lithium batteries, but you get what you pay for, and there are good batteries with cheap BMS systems on them, and vice versa. Then there is the wiring. I'm not saying the keystone option is not good, but like much of what goes into RVs, the industry has a habit of cheaping out on many things. For 12,500 (the potential fully discounted installed price, you could do a top notch self install (time consuming but not rocket science either) or even hire a reputable installer and get a more moderate but fully adequate install. Plus you can do it in phases, you may not even need a full on solar installation, but the batteries and a small portable genny might be all you need. Just sayin'.

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