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Following a few suggestions on my first instructable, I have made a few upgrades and improvements.

First on the list, replacing the panel cabling and adding a fuse.
 
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Step 1: Replacing the cabling

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I set about replacing the cabling with 30amp rated cabling in parallel to add current.

Step 2: Adding a fuse and remounting

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I have added a 15w fuse to the 'Flora'  junction box and remounting on the pallet.

Step 3: Control box refurbishment

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Stripping out the control box and refurbishment.

Step 4: Completely empty

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The box, now empty, ready for repair, staining and varnishing.

Step 5: Adding a sloped run off on the top of the control box

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To save on water seeping into the box

Step 6: Replacing the front of the box

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The front of the box needed replacing.

Step 7: Refitting the electricals

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Now to stain, varnish and refit the electrical equipment.
SelfSufficientDan (author) 2 years ago
The original 'ible can be found here:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-power-terminal/
Hey there, how are you liking your upgrades? Are you going to continue posting about this project?
I will post upgrades as I go. As for liking the upgrades, I feel safer. As for any benefits, wrong time of year really. Thankyou for commenting!
WriterChick2 years ago
Dan, it would be helpful if you posted the link to that first 'ible you posted.