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by Pineapple
Fri Jun 07, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
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Re: cooling your tent or van

I forget if I ever posted back last year about my coolers. I used 32 gallon sterilite tubs purchased from a big box store. They didn't have vertical sides, which wasn't ideal for some of the designs in this thread, but I built a PVC U that was inside the tub and several inches away from the edges, a...
by Pineapple
Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4067
Views: 831394

Re: cooling your tent or van

Thanks for the intake size tip. I was thinking in smaller terms, but my storage bin is 30" long, 19" high so I should be able to get a 28" long by 12" intake on one side and still have more than enough depth for 8 gallons of water. I was thinking about adding a switch to these, b...
by Pineapple
Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4067
Views: 831394

Re: cooling your tent or van

For those cooling hexayurts, the typical design is in the neighborhood of 900-1000 cubic feet of volume. For hexayurts made with 8' x 4' insulation panels, the lower hexagonal prism is 665 cubic feet, approximating the roof section as a cone with radius 8' and height 4' is 268 cubic feet. Largest co...
by Pineapple
Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4067
Views: 831394

Re: cooling your tent or van

Great thread! My young camp Oontz Pouch uses 3 hexayurts for sleeping, and this year I'm doing A/C for them following your design. Planning to add a 15W solar panel to the system to slow the drain on the battery, though maybe I should just assume I will charge it when the generators are running at ...
by Pineapple
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4067
Views: 831394

Re: cooling your tent or van

Great thread! My young camp Oontz Pouch uses 3 hexayurts for sleeping, and this year I'm doing A/C for them following your design. Planning to add a 15W solar panel to the system to slow the drain on the battery, though maybe I should just assume I will charge it when the generators are running at n...

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