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    Default Solar ovens in DR.

    How Solar Ovens Are Changing Lives In The Dominican Republic
    http://pubx.co/MQ9uHW

    Not sure if the link will work.

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    It worked for me.

    I want to buy one of those for my barrio.

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    The link works, It does take a while to load. These are distributed by an affiliate of the United Methodist Church. The price of $22 US is mentioned.
    http://www.solarovenpartnersumc.org/contact-us.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by mofongoloco View Post
    How Solar Ovens Are Changing Lives In The Dominican Republic
    http://pubx.co/MQ9uHW

    Not sure if the link will work.
    The link worked fine. I once was a part of a volunteer organization which had three different demonstrations of people making and trying out solar ovens. Cardboard box and aluminum foil solar ovens. None of the three could get their creation to actually work. One guy was claiming that he used his in Oregon while camping to boil water for coffee etc... But the one he made for the demo did nothing, nada. If these actually work they will be fine But why do they have to be made inthe USA? Aren't the materials available here?.
    Der Fish

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    Solar ovens really do work. I even ate a meal cooked on similar ones in Honduras during a visit to a project there.

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    Solar ovens are an economical means of cooking and baking if:

    a) One has the time.
    b) One does not have a more efficient alternative.
    c) One knows how to use a solar oven and understands its limitations.
    d) One has the correct type of containers to use in the solar oven.

    The bigger the collector flaps the better. As the sun tracks across the sky, the oven needs to be turned to follow the sun. Solar ovens are generally not a "put the item in the oven, go to work and come home to a prepared meal" device like a crockpot.

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    My brother who has a cabin in the mountains of NC swears by his. Says it gets up to 350 - 400 degrees F. I believe he got it from Real Goods. I think the link is www.realgoods.com

    Said it was a bit expensive but has a built in temp control etc.

    kFrancisco de Cabral

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cdn_Gringo View Post
    Solar ovens are an economical means of cooking and baking if:

    a) One has the time.
    b) One does not have a more efficient alternative.
    c) One knows how to use a solar oven and understands its limitations.
    d) One has the correct type of containers to use in the solar oven.

    The bigger the collector flaps the better. As the sun tracks across the sky, the oven needs to be turned to follow the sun. Solar ovens are generally not a "put the item in the oven, go to work and come home to a prepared meal" device like a crockpot.
    A/B are the major reasons they are not going to go over big in the Campo, As said its not a crockpot. Tough to cook 3 meals a day on one. Still going to need either the Propane or Fuegon

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    As lunch finishes, start dinner....
    2 meals at a time on the go.

    Have you ever seen them juggle their lives?
    Piece o' cake , this is.

    They cook all day anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by william webster View Post
    As lunch finishes, start dinner....
    2 meals at a time on the go.

    Have you ever seen them juggle their lives?
    Piece o' cake , this is.

    They cook all day anyway.
    gotta keep moving the stove! an it takes too long, move wife beating cause dinner ain't ready.

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