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by anotherperson
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
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Re: cooling your tent or van

Thanks FIGJAM and willyd willyd, we got a canvas bell tent (here https://stouttent.com/shop/stout-bell-tent-ultimate-5000-pro-edition/). there are vents at the top, but they are too small, so we'll likely open the door/window opposite the vent in from the evaporative cooler hard to say if it'll be e...
by anotherperson
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4314
Views: 1029376

Re: cooling your tent or van

With a well-built "endless breeze" swamp cooler*, do you guys think I'd need a shade structure over my group's tent (920 cu ft)?

*it will be like the box cooler, but there will be less intake zone surface area; something between the unicooler and the box cooler
by anotherperson
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4314
Views: 1029376

Re: cooling your tent or van

@FIGJAM

Did you use the silicone and E6000 with polyethelene plastic? Or are you talking about your plywood build?
by anotherperson
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4314
Views: 1029376

Re: cooling your tent or van

@FIGJAM From what I've read, silicone caulk won't adhere to polyethelene see here: https://smile.amazon.com/ask/questions/Tx12PRM1495S7Z3/ref=ask_dp_dpmw_al_hza @willyd I saw that also. The only difference is the fan would face up and need to be duct'd. I'll have to think through which would build w...
by anotherperson
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4314
Views: 1029376

Re: cooling your tent or van

Hey fellow burners, I started out on the journey to make a bucket cooler but abandoned it after realizing our tent volume is 920 cu ft! So I'm now making a larger cooler :) I'd like to make it from a polyethelene garbage can, but I'm now stuck trying to find a sealant that can seal the Endless Breez...

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