My Question for some one who might know, I am Looking at one of the Carports I see on the side of the road a 12 X 20 or 24. I have the space to put one of these. So No Sheet metal on it just the frame and some 5,5 treated corral wood ( Here on the farm I have had these in use for 12 years )to put the panels on Mount them to it. This will be a DIY solar carport. I guess what I am asking has anyone done this? The panels weight is about 58 lbs each so the weight would be 1169 plus the wood rails or if I put all the panels up 1499 lbs. Spread out over the entire roof.
Has anyone done this?? I can and will reinforce it if I go this direction. The salesman said the frame in 12 gauge steel will Handel 4000 lbs. so Anny advice is appreciated.