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Old 04-19-2024, 02:05 AM   #1
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Installing ladder and framing stud measurements.

Does anyone have information on the framing stud distances from the corner of the trailer 2021 lantern series. I'm also attaching solar panels to the roof and wondering on the roof and plywood thickness for attaching z hardware for the solar panels. Just 1 panel. Thanks

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Old 04-21-2024, 01:50 PM   #2
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The “build specifications” are kept more secret than the nuclear plans of a nation. Most of us recommend a good stud finder for finding where these little gems are hidden. Be careful when getting up on your roof! Most of us use a sheet of plywood to spread the weight around. While you are up there, bring a tube of sealant with you for any suspicious areas.

I put flexible solar panels on my Dutchmen RV using four screws for the corners and eternabond tape for the edges of the panel. It worked pretty well for my application. There are several really good contributors on this forum, leisure solar being one of them.

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Old 04-30-2024, 10:18 PM   #3
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Last year I installed a 79"x40" 415W residential solar panel. I used 6 home made Z brackets and a fair amount caulk. Screwed it on with #10 screws and so far so good after ~10K miles. I truly wish I could install a ladder. If you come up with a way to do it please let me know.
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