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Old 10-08-2015, 12:13 PM   #1
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2005 RB50 4x4 6.0 - $61,000

Desert Tan RB50 with some bulletproofing. Looks very clean. The solar panels on top are something I've never seen before.

http://rockies.craigslist.org/rvs/5255459194.html
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Old 10-08-2015, 12:42 PM   #2
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I like it. I'd like it better with the EGR cooler and oil cooler addressed, but still nice.


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Old 10-08-2015, 01:09 PM   #3
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. The solar panels on top are something I've never seen before.
Can anyone identify these?
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Old 10-08-2015, 03:45 PM   #4
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Re: 2005 RB50 4x4 6.0 - $61,000

google "roll up solar panels"... they look like rollups to me
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google "roll up solar panels"... they look like rollups to me
Agree. Probably glued down. Rollup panels are typically not as efficient, and usually don't last as long, but more of that is due to rolling and unrolling. Not sure how they fare in a permanent installation.


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Old 10-08-2015, 07:46 PM   #6
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Re: 2005 RB50 4x4 6.0 - $61,000

Sweet looking van.

Not to be Negative Nancy, but a bit steep for that mileage isn't it?

I guess the number of vans on the market at any given time determines what people will pay so maybe I shouldn't say anything. Someone offered us an obscene amount for ours a few months ago.
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Old 10-12-2015, 09:49 AM   #7
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Re: 2005 RB50 4x4 6.0 - $61,000

Those panels are Unisolar 68w panels
They are not "roll up panels". They are designed to permanently mounted to a roof. Where they are slightly less efficient, they only weigh about 15lbs each. And best of all, you can walk on them without damaging them.
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Old 10-12-2015, 10:05 AM   #8
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Correction about the weight of the panels.
They are less than 10 lbs each.
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Solbian also makes semi-flexible lightweight panels, but they are expensive...

Nice van!
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