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Old 05-09-2019, 09:00 PM   #31
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This is a great experiment.
Any chance of posting a few pictures?
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Old 05-09-2019, 09:08 PM   #32
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zero breeze is available on amazon. However they are selling it without the battery and charging the price the original site has with the battery.

they are coming out with a 500 watt powerpack for it. the only advantage of th amazon one is that it is an authorized reseller who maintains a stock supply in california.

if you use amazon you will get it in 10 days and if you have issues you can complain to amazon-i like that feature

https://www.amazon.com/Zero-Breeze-C...gateway&sr=8-3
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Old 05-10-2019, 04:10 PM   #33
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Avanti

I will attempt to post some pictures of the experiment when I have something organized to show everyone.

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Old 05-10-2019, 04:41 PM   #34
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I will attempt to post some pictures of the experiment when I have something organized to show everyone.

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if you look at my user name it is gerrym

gerry is short for Gerard. guess what letter my last name starts with.

lol who knew
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Old 05-10-2019, 07:39 PM   #35
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does anyone have experience with this. It's 1100 btu's and it looks like it actually works.....
Can we deconflict this thread please?

Are gerrym51 and gsm the same person? Both usernames are posting.

The pole post by gerrym51 asks if anyone has this device, but gsm appears to already possess the device (per response #24 posted 3 days after thread initiation).

If there is someone who already owns it, for how long has that ownership been? The original Kickstarter took place in 2016 / 2017 timeframe, with delivery in 2017 - plenty of time for vanners to have the opportunity to evaluate whether it would work in the stated limited context (cooling a segregated small sleeping area). With all the focus I do on off-gridding and my residence being in one of the hottest areas of the country, I'm scratching my head wondering why in the heck I haven't heard of this product before now.

Pictures would help tremendously at this point. Thanks.
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Can we deconflict this thread please?

Are gerrym51 and gsm the same person? Both usernames are posting.

The pole post by gerrym51 asks if anyone has this device, but gsm appears to already possess the device (per response #24 posted 3 days after thread initiation).

If there is someone who already owns it, for how long has that ownership been? The original Kickstarter took place in 2016 / 2017 timeframe, with delivery in 2017 - plenty of time for vanners to have the opportunity to evaluate whether it would work in the stated limited context (cooling a segregated small sleeping area). With all the focus I do on off-gridding and my residence being in one of the hottest areas of the country, I'm scratching my head wondering why in the heck I haven't heard of this product before now.

Pictures would help tremendously at this point. Thanks.
LOL- did you see my 1966 posts. He lives in Canada and i live in usa. I just thought it was amusing thate he and I share the same first name and last initial. Many people on this site know me by my facebook actual name. he goes by Gerard i go by Gerry member since 2010

i never heard of it until the day i first started the thread. I had no idea GSM existed.
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Old 05-11-2019, 12:00 AM   #37
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I will attempt to post some pictures of the experiment when I have something organized to show everyone.

Gerard M.
OK, thanks for that who's-who clarification above.

gsm, when did you first obtain your unit? Have you actually had an opportunity to experiment with it in summer conditions?

Thanks.
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Old 05-11-2019, 12:55 AM   #38
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gerrym51, InterBlog

I ordered the Zero Breeze in April 8, 2019. I received it on the 23 of April. I bought it without the battery, but with two 12volt DC cables.

Since the day I received the Zero Breeze I have been experimenting to put it to use in the way I had planed after viewing a number of U-Tube videos. I looked at most everything I could find. Among these was a video of someone trying the unit in his Ford 150 truck with the intention of using the A/C to make life more bearable in his postal truck. Another person made a halfhearted try at using the A/C in his crudely appointed van. The videos can be found using Zero Breeze for the search.

I came across a Zero Breeze video in February by pure chance. In my U-Tube searches for more information before I bought the unit and until I received it, I found no video or other info of someone developing a strategy to use the A/C in a Class B, which naturally was my first thought as a B owner. So this is what I have been working ever since I got the unit. What I described in my earlier posts my experimental setups to test some ideas.

When I saw the thread started by gerrym51, I decided to contribute. I expected that someone else, way ahead of me, had also bought a Zero Breeze, made plans to use it, and could offer some suggestions to help me with my project.

Since my Gerard M. sign-off causes confusion, I will use the gsm sign-off from now on.


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I ordered the Zero Breeze in April 8, 2019. I received it on the 23 of April. I bought it without the battery, but with two 12volt DC cables.

Since the day I received the Zero Breeze I have been experimenting to put it to use in the way I had planed after viewing a number of U-Tube videos. I looked at most everything I could find. Among these was a video of someone trying the unit in his Ford 150 truck with the intention of using the A/C to make life more bearable in his postal truck. Another person made a halfhearted try at using the A/C in his crudely appointed van. The videos can be found using Zero Breeze for the search.

I came across a Zero Breeze video in February by pure chance. In my U-Tube searches for more information before I bought the unit and until I received it, I found no video or other info of someone developing a strategy to use the A/C in a Class B, which naturally was my first thought as a B owner. So this is what I have been working ever since I got the unit. What I described in my earlier posts my experimental setups to test some ideas.

When I saw the thread started by gerrym51, I decided to contribute. I expected that someone else, way ahead of me, had also bought a Zero Breeze, made plans to use it, and could offer some suggestions to help me with my project.

Since my Gerard M. sign-off causes confusion, I will use the gsm sign-off from now on.


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you are doing the same thing i tried with a swampy air cooler- make the van smaller by hanging blanket or in your case opening bathroom door. open ceiling fan to let hot air rise out etc. I was unsuccessful because it was a swamp cooler and not true a/c. I suspect you will be far more successfull because it is actually an air conditioner even if only 1100 btu. good luck
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Old 05-11-2019, 11:08 AM   #40
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Fact is, Swamp Coolers can be super.

I moved to the New Orleans area from the midwest US 51 years ago, so I will suffer with dry air. In about 2001 I was in a Home Depot in Albuquerque, NM at about 3:00 pm in August and thought, Wow, this feels good. A moment later I confirmed that it was swap coolers. I stayed one night with friends, and they used a swamp cooler - again Albuquerque.

Still, there are potential downsides. I have no idea what is in the Home Depot, 2019.
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