SailNet Community - View Single Post - Solar powered cooling
View Single Post
Old 02-21-2014
deltaten's Avatar
deltaten deltaten is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Lancaster Co. PA/ North East, MD
Posts: 767
Thanks: 7
Thanked 19 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 3
deltaten is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Yahoo to deltaten
Re: Solar powered cooling

Going a bit tangential; but what about the old, camper shell ammonia reefers?
I seemta recall that they took no power..were all gravity/ambient temp operated??
A co-worker had an old truck camper with what appeared to be an ice chest. Some old fella tuned him into what-was-what and all he needed was to turn it upside-down for a few days and it worked again!

Am I wrong in that rememberance? Is there suchan animal? I *know* there's propane-heated reefers....lotsa Amish and RV dealers about here If ther'd be a no power/heat unit; that would be tthe cat's cojones
S/V Chrysalis
'80 Watkins 27
North East, MD
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook