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Does anybody here know if the solar panel on this could be mounted on the roof of my shed , and withstand Michigan winter weather, and rains

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I would go to the net and see how many sunny days you have in the winter months. 3 or 4 days a "month" just might do it.
You might be better off with a long extension cord. Get right size to carry voltage. Or put battery in basement.
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LOL Shove?

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There are many small solar panels out there for home use. Just search the web and you will find something for your needs. Most of them have a small controller/power inverter so the power is usable.

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Probably won't like my answer but my late wife was from MI and ain't enough sunny days in MI in the winter to keep it powered up ..

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Installed solar panels on top of RV, most companies are out of Canada. It takes very little light for a solar panel to work. An example is a solar powered calculator takes very little light. here is just some examples, http://www.rvsolarelectric.com/index...tegory&path=30..

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Installed solar panels on top of RV, most companies are out of Canada. It takes very little light for a solar panel to work. An example is a solar powered calculator takes very little light. here is just some examples, http://www.rvsolarelectric.com/index...tegory&path=30..
I could pay a pro to run electric to my shed and wire it for those prices. I was thinking low budget

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I could pay a pro to run electric to my shed and wire it for those prices. I was thinking low budget
Low budget solution: Treat the battery like royalty, and have it spend the winter with you, in the house.

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Just get a Battery Tender Jr and be done with it.

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I guess i get it. Thanks guys LOL

Solar battery tender is no good for my application.

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