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  Topic: xtruded polystyrene (XPS)
Stewart

Replies: 1
Views: 33419

PostForum: Technologies (Solar Cookers and Related)   Posted: Thu May 01, 2008 12:03 pm   Subject: xtruded polystyrene (XPS)
Hi Vasco

I'm in London where ther are lots of discarded XPS boxes used to ship in vegetables from hotter places.

My latest box oven uses one of these boxes with hole in the lid which a double gl ...
  Topic: oven bags & oven thermometers
Stewart

Replies: 2
Views: 45686

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 10:38 pm   Subject: Ta Phil
Got some cooker bags the other week..........dont go to many supermarkets these days,, (one of the benefits of being an inner city type).

I have constructed a reflector type thing based on your str ...
  Topic: New guy on the forums here, but not new to solar cooking!!!
Stewart

Replies: 2
Views: 44007

PostForum: Technologies (Solar Cookers and Related)   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2007 9:40 am   Subject: Welcome
Hiya DFerek

I'm newish here too. Dont know why but the solar cooking concept does seem a bit under subscribed considering its potential benefits. I guess thats why there's not so many of us here.
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  Topic: oven bags & oven thermometers
Stewart

Replies: 2
Views: 45686

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:01 pm   Subject: oven bags & oven thermometers
Do any of the UK solar cooking folks know where I can obtain some of these plastic, transparent oven bags. Never seen them anywhere, can you only get them in far away places?.

Also (if anybody is ...
  Topic: pleased as punch
Stewart

Replies: 2
Views: 43929

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:22 pm   Subject: pleased as punch
That dhal was so cooked it was getting dry again, i'm still made up that I actually breached the boiling point. Only ever had an oven up to a lousy 70 odd degrees.

Going to razz a few chickpeas tom ...
  Topic: pleased as punch
Stewart

Replies: 2
Views: 43929

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:25 pm   Subject: pleased as punch
Managed to cook some fava beans from unsoaked to cooked through yesterday while I was out at work in my new improved box cooker with (under test) heavens flame collector. Wasnt there to see the max te ...
  Topic: London Urban Green Fair, 9th September
Stewart

Replies: 7
Views: 74155

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:36 pm   Subject: Comparison
Coco
How did it go? This is what I got a fraction of a dgree north from Brockwell Park


Hackney, London
Set up the box cooker just before 12:00 with 2 heavy glass black jars inside and heavens f ...
  Topic: London Urban Green Fair, 9th September
Stewart

Replies: 7
Views: 74155

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:53 am   Subject: London Urban Green Fair, 9th September
Hi Coco

Just seen the post, wish I could come along but stuck with kids parties in North London.

Weather looks promising though.............good luck!

Stewart
  Topic: First Post
Stewart

Replies: 3
Views: 48114

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:07 pm   Subject: Solar cooking in adversity - UK
Thanks for the swift reply.

I've got a heavens flame collector ready to put on the high efficiency box..................but going on hol's next week, so its on hold till late august.

Its been m ...
  Topic: First Post
Stewart

Replies: 3
Views: 48114

PostForum: Europe and North America   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 8:42 am   Subject: First Post
Great to find this forum. I'm an architect with a long term interest in energy conservation.

I've been trying to perfect a decent UK box solar cooker for a few years now, here in north east London ...
 
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