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Old 08-18-2009, 08:04 PM   #69 (permalink)
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drimportracing, I thought about that too - I guess if I put thick enough coat(s) on, it would protect the cells from hail - impacts too.
Good question about the longevity in UV light too.
As I already have the plexiglass (acrylic thanks, Orange4boy!) , I will try the glazing tape. Hopefully it will stick to the metal car roof!
The cells are starting to rust - going to try to tackle some of this tonight - get it opened and drying out at least before they're ruined!
DevCon is the manufacturer of PlasticWeld - you're right. I have some in the garage, but not much. I used to sell that stuff all the time at O'Reilly Auto Parts when I worked there.
Basslover, I'm not getting any watts now since it's not hooked up and they're submerged in water.... but the area on the roof is like 32x48 inches and it produces about 100W
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