cooking with solar


Kim Chee

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When I was a youngin in 6th grade...about 35 whole years ago right after solar was invented, we were tasked as individual students to build a solar cooker.

It will work without a whole lot of sun, especially if it is on the large size.

What is bad about it is that it isn't very backpackable.

For $40, this is backpackable, works quickly and gets very hot:

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Oct 16, 2016
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Saco, MN
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These things are pretty cool and they work pretty well, but like @Kim Chee said, they aren't the best to travel with unless you have a vehicle.
Jan 7, 2017
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last chance colorado
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yeah, i can't imagine trying to backpack with a pane of glass. hah.
i'm gonna try making one of these and if i like it enough i'll take it with me in my van.

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