Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Adam bellar, Daniel Dean, Balde, ScentBlaster, hutch6464
61691 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 80986
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44070
BOBO the Clown 41973
BMD 40612
bill oxner 37527
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34254
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31157
facebook
Forum Stats
61691 Members
46 Forums
425574 Topics
5872645 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5630606 - 03/02/15 02:59 PM Battery powered blind
my2071111 Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 2023
Loc: Mills, County
Solar panel and 12v battery powered. Lights, fans, 12v and 120v ac inverter
_________________________
rwmcountry.com

Top
#5630686 - 03/02/15 03:54 PM Re: Battery powered blind [Re: my2071111]
Kevin_M Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 582
Loc: Buda, Tx
Nice! up have plans of doing a similar thing with my blind. What are the specs of the solar panel you are using?.

Top
#5630988 - 03/02/15 06:31 PM Re: Battery powered blind [Re: my2071111]
Knightdiscshooter Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 370
Loc: Azle Texas
Did the same thing with my blind.. lights fan etc..

Top
#5631924 - 03/03/15 09:17 AM Re: Battery powered blind [Re: Kevin_M]
my2071111 Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 2023
Loc: Mills, County
Not sure what the solar panel specs are. I built the blind and base for a customer. he hunts hogs in summer with his grand kids so the fans and outlets are nice additions for their games and such.
_________________________
rwmcountry.com

Top
#5655958 - 03/17/15 10:37 PM Re: Battery powered blind [Re: my2071111]
nak Offline
Tracker

Registered: 08/26/12
Posts: 905
Loc: DFW
Great setup. I am a firm believe in hunting in comfort.

I put a 20 watt panel, with two 8 amp/hour, 12 volt batteries on my stand, with the panel up about 25 feet, on the same tree that supports the vent pipe. I have a couple of photocell controlled IR floodlights on the stand for pig shooting, a couple of red led strips inside the blind (help minimize the impact on your night vision), a 4" ultra quiet fan to assist with cooling in really warm weather, a 12v to USB adapter for charging the iPhone, and a 12 volt, 36 watt heated seat cushion.

I'm thinking of adding a night vision capable "backup camera" to the set up so I can surf the internet/watch movies until I see something on the backup camera, then I can turn off the phone and get the pvs-14 going. peep
_________________________
NRA Lifer / Member TSRA

Top
#5659580 - 03/19/15 10:10 PM Re: Battery powered blind [Re: nak]
my2071111 Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 2023
Loc: Mills, County
Originally Posted By: nak
Great setup. I am a firm believe in hunting in comfort.

I put a 20 watt panel, with two 8 amp/hour, 12 volt batteries on my stand, with the panel up about 25 feet, on the same tree that supports the vent pipe. I have a couple of photocell controlled IR floodlights on the stand for pig shooting, a couple of red led strips inside the blind (help minimize the impact on your night vision), a 4" ultra quiet fan to assist with cooling in really warm weather, a 12v to USB adapter for charging the iPhone, and a 12 volt, 36 watt heated seat cushion.

I'm thinking of adding a night vision capable "backup camera" to the set up so I can surf the internet/watch movies until I see something on the backup camera, then I can turn off the phone and get the pvs-14 going. peep


I believe the more comfortable you are the more patient you will be. Plus if you take kids gotta keep them occupied.
_________________________
rwmcountry.com

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide