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Re: Flexible solar panel mounting
I've not done it, but I would want them to be both secure in the wind, but easily removable for a storm. Tricky. I wonder if zippers could be fashioned, by a local canvas shop. I bet there would be a clever way to secure one side to the panel.
When I considered installing them on my coachroof (which I didn't ultimately do), I was going to make a backer for the edges of the flexible panel, so they would reach existing mounting holes for deck hardware and not need to drill new ones. My concern was the panels will eventually go bad, or fail, and need to be replaced. I couldn't be sure the new ones would be the same size, same mounts, etc. The concept might be worth considering, with however you mount them to your canvas too.
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