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Rchr

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How does everyone power their equipment? Generator, solar, auxiliary battery?
I am getting started in this hobby and I'm interested to see how people power up.
Looks kind of complicated and expensive to have shore power, solar power, etc.
All I have for now is a fridge/freezer and Ill probably want to add some LED camp lights.

give me some ideas please.

Expensive? yes or no.

Thanks
 

MidOH

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Solar for fridge.
Generator for AC.

If I'm lucky, I'll leave both at home and have no power for the entire trip.
 

tdyer55

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That is a awesome idea. I never thought of putting a aux power points on the outside of the riq.
 

justjames

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I’ll be following this too but don’t want to hi-jack your thread. Currently have an aux Group 31 battery in a Natl. Luna box which goes into the tent at night to power my CPAP machine. I’m getting old and it’s getting heavy so I’ve been watching/researching LifePo4 batteries since they are much lighter and can be drawn down to 0-10% without damage. They also lighten the wallet. Anyone here have experience with these?