SailNet Community - View Single Post - WaveBox Portable Microwave - Anyone?
View Single Post
  #18  
Old 06-26-2009
wind_magic wind_magic is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 4,998
Thanks: 5
Thanked 18 Times in 18 Posts
Rep Power: 11
wind_magic has a spectacular aura about wind_magic has a spectacular aura about wind_magic has a spectacular aura about
Quote:
Originally Posted by scottyt View Post
sounds like a 800 watt cheapy microwave from walmart and a 1000 watt inverter might be better
That's what I used on an extended trip and it worked great. I literally used the cheapest microwave I could find and it ended up being one that was on sale at Walmart for under 50$us. Then I used one of those cheap inverters, also from Walmart to power it. Worked like a charm.

Now that I think about it, even the 100amp/hr batteries were from Walmart!

Edit - This is very similar to the microwave I bought, this one is 55$us but the one I bought was less because it was a promotional item.



Source: (I'm not posting the source because A) it should be obvious, and B) it is an advertisement)

One reason I wanted one with the knobs on it instead of electronic gwhiz is because when the microwave *dings* and it is finished cooking, it is also finished using electricity until you use it again.
__________________
What are you pretending not to know ?

Please support my
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by wind_magic; 06-26-2009 at 06:38 AM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook