Cheap Dual Flex Panel Mobile/Tilting Stand

SolarOhio

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Here’s a super lightweight and cheap adjustable stand design that I use for 100w flex panel pairs. Each unit costs <$15 to make and weighs <2 lbs. The tilt/kickstand adjusts with a wing nut and bolt — it can go from about 25-80 degrees and also fold in to lay the whole thing flat. All non-moving joints are held with small screws. 3/4” schedule 40 PVC for the main frame. 1/2” section fits into 1” on the kickstand arm.

This has made it much easier to chase the sun around our tree-lined yard and maximize panel output at different times of the day. I think the same setup with a few modifications would be strong enough for glass panels.
 

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