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purchasing swamp cooler

Postby usurpedus » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:52 pm

has anyone had any luck with a store bought swamp cooler? have some friends who are in need..
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Re: purchasing swamp cooler

Postby MikeGyver » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:53 pm

Might be too late to order some of the stuff but alot of people make their own http://eplaya.burningman.com/viewtopic.php?f=280&t=33842
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Re: purchasing swamp cooler

Postby CapSmashy » Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:59 pm

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R ... CwbwJ1lQ3g

Used one of these for 3 years out there with good results in a Kodiak tent.
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Re: purchasing swamp cooler

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:03 pm

If you can't build your own, there are these, but they are pricy.

http://www.swampy.net/12vcombo.html

I think there's even a review by a burner. :|
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Re: purchasing swamp cooler

Postby usurpedus » Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:04 pm

the people im camping with dont have the time to build a cooler.. something they can order and pick up along the way makes better sense. thank you for the recommendation!
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Re: purchasing swamp cooler

Postby CapSmashy » Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:15 pm

They will need to plan on having extra water and of course power to run it.

One big help is to use ziplock bags to put your ice in and save your ice melt for stuff like this.
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