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DIY Cooler (Part 4) Analysis

Flex Seal: Pros White. Smooth(-ish) surface. Looks like it would be easy to clean Food safe, so in theory you could drink the meltwater as long as it wasn’t fouled by whatever else you had in there Cheaper, though maybe … Continue reading

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DIY Cooler (Part 3) Results

Results! Cooling Performance Test: Boxes were placed in test area (the basement on a concrete slab) and allowed to acclimatize overnight. 3.5 lbs of ice were put into each box. Environmental temperature was not recorded as it should be constant … Continue reading

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DIY Cooler (Part 2) Proof of Concept

How do we test this idea without spending a ton of time and money on making a box that may ultimately be a complete failure? Cardboard mockups! Using $1 boxes from a local big box store. We could have used … Continue reading

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DIY Cooler (Part 1) Introduction

Or: An adventure to find a ice chest what doesn’t look like modern industrial excrement There’s a certain exciting feeling when you walk into a period camp. Wow, look at this, and look at that! What’s going on over here? … Continue reading

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