Almost everything you need can be purchased from Harbor Freight
. Safety First!
Gather all materials together first. Remember to always wear your safety
equipment when using any tools.
Supply List: *prices are current as of 2010Safety
Impact resistant safety glasses @ $2.00
Reusable corded ear plugs @ $1.00
Industrial vinyl gloves @ $3.00Components
15 watt solar panel @ $80.00
5 in 1 portable power pack @ $100.00
7 amp solar charge controller @ $26.00
Electric tape @ $1.00Tools
Drill Master 18 volt cordless 4 tool combo pack @ $40.00Note:
A hacksaw can be used in place of a power saw.Frame
Items for your mounting frame can be purchased from a home improvement center.
One 10 foot lengths of schedule 40, 1.25” PVC pipe @ $4.00
PVC primer, glue, and connectors @ about $20.00
Self tapping (#8 or #10) ¾ inch screws @ $4.00/box
All together, your first Qwik-Solar will be between $275.00 and $300.00