Coleman Stirling Cooler/Freezer (12v)

Discussion in 'Alternative Energy' started by Grandmotherbear, Jun 11, 2006.

  1. Grandmotherbear

    Grandmotherbear Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I just ordered one for hurricane season. The reviews at cooltools.com and metaefficient.com referenced purchase at Costco which no longer carries it so I ordered from Coleman. I aLSO GOOGLED "STIRLING REFRIGERATOR" (sorry about the caps lock) and got a very good explanation - if I could understand a word of science-speak! Unfortunately I can't. Supposedly much more enrgy efficient than current electric generating methods or cooling methods.
    Can any of you techies PLEASE explain the stirling cycle to me? Be very slow, and don't assume I know anything...Thanks!
    Oh yes:
    www.memagazine.org/backissues/may99/features/stirling/stirling.html
     
  2. jnap31

    jnap31 garden guy

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  4. Grandmotherbear

    Grandmotherbear Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Wonder why jnaps site didn't come up when I googled "stirling/refrigerator"? The coleman still costs half what a Fridgefreeze costs ( www.fridgefreeze.com)
    And I hope to experiment with how much power it needs from my 12v Marine battery and whether my one portable solar panel will recharge adequately
     
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    mightybooboo Well-Known Member

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    Yep,this is going to be a great thread when you get your info up!

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    jnap31 garden guy

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    Guess I found it surfing and reading about the icy balls
     
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    mightybooboo Well-Known Member

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    Oh,refrigeration with ammonia...... :nerd:

    BooBoo