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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Cordless drill
    • Socket/ratchet set
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Adjustable wrench
    • Drill bit set
    • Pliers
    • Safety glasses
    • Slip joint pliers
    • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • DC to AV Inverter
    • 200 amp fuse block/fuse kit
    • 1/0 cable (red and black)
    • 100Ah valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) absorbed glass
    • mat (AGM) battery (optional)
    • Isolation relay (for optional second battery)
    • Flexible plastic conduit
    • 1-in. chase nipples and bushings

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