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Project by Francesco posted 143 days ago 1167 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

DIY solar dryer, outside temperature 25 degrees, internal temperature of 60 degrees Celsius.
In winter, it can also be powered electrically by an electric heater and a fan.





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tamtum

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#1 posted 143 days ago

In all mediterranean countries must do things working with solar. The sun is a powerful and totally free tool. Great job.

-- Alexander , Greece, http://alekosbiki.wordpress.com/

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NormG

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#2 posted 142 days ago

Nice project, I can see some real advantages with this

-- Norman

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#3 posted 142 days ago

Smart design. This is sure to reap much reward.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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josh

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#4 posted 142 days ago

Like.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#5 posted 142 days ago

Man, wouldn’t the bears have fun with this at my house!! Pretty cool, though.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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Francois Vigneron

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#6 posted 134 days ago

Great idea Francesco ! If I understand right, the sun heats up the black box and the drier acts as a chimney for the hot air. Thanks for sharing.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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