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I'm wanting to add some power to the bed of the truck. 110 AC would be more versatile, but even a 12 volt DC line to charge my portable HAM station battery would do fine. Wondering if there are off the shelf solutions or who would do that kind of work.
 

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oak1971, here's what I use for 12VDC. All off the shelf; $50 max. for the group. Run it off the old school cig lighter or trailer power with a cord back into my enclosed bed. I use this light a lot for load and unload, chains, flat tire, etc. Very handy. I'm still looking into 120VAC inverter but have more research to do. There's a lot of offshore garbage out there.
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Found a plug, will pick up the rest as I go. Thanks for the tip!
 

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oak1971, here's what I use for 12VDC. All off the shelf; $50 max. for the group. Run it off the old school cig lighter or trailer power with a cord back into my enclosed bed. I use this light a lot for load and unload, chains, flat tire, etc. Very handy. I'm still looking into 120VAC inverter but have more research to do. There's a lot of offshore garbage out there. View attachment 8877
Good app, but be careful with the inverter. You are good for ~100 watts, realistically, with the cig lighter plug. It's easy to plug in stuff greater than that. For example, most e bike chargers would short you out. and even gnarly portable air compressors would defuse you...
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