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Old 11-26-16, 07:26 PM   #1
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Default Quick, easy, PV mount

Plans for the garden include irrigation, pond aeration, and an electric fence around the apiary. The power will come from PV/batteries so I thought I'd get on with putting a panel out where it will do some good. This crude mount provides convenient coarse adjustment of panel angle. I thought someone might find the idea useful.

An 8" sonotube, 1/2" rebar, and concrete take care of the support:



I had an antenna tower section so on it went:



Inexpensive lumber yard eye bolts serve as hinge 'barrels'. The pins are 1" electrical conduit:





I've made lower links in two lengths to give me summer and winter (shown) angles. A small project... but it's finished


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