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Battery bay area cable entrance
I bought a 200 watt portable solar panel from Renogy and trying to figure out a way to run the cables out the bottom of the battery bay area in a efficient, dry way. I hate to just partially close the bay door as rodents and thieves have access...

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Re: Battery bay area cable entrance
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Isn't there a vent on the bottom of that bay?

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Sounds like this will be a portable solar panel vs roof-installed.

You can always use a magnet to verify where the floor beams are.  Drill a hole large enough to accommodate a pipe you can run the wires through.  Diameter and how to block it from...

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Have you thought about using a bulkhead connector? sealed and weatherproof.
6 gauge bulkhead electrical connectors marine - Bing images

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Ok. As Craneman suggested, there is a vent in the bay below the diesel tank . I cut enough screen out to let the wires clear and then cut a piece of foam to block and prevent access when not in use. Should work great
Thanks

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I used something similar to this on a boat.  In the same listing it shows related items that might work also.
Amazon.com: Kohree SAE Power Socket Sidewall Port Connector, 2 Pin SAE Quick...

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