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Old 12-07-2018, 06:50 PM   #21
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I'm going to try and be a economic user. We've been tent camping quite a bit and I feel we have worked on our "glamping" tendencies. We did have the hair drier talk.
The van is going to be an adventure van/tour bus. I guess one in the same.

Thanks for the discussion.
Interestingly, a hair dryer on medium is often within the capabilities of a 1 kW inverter, so it isn't out of the question. In the stuff that we build, the "medium" vs "high" setting can make the difference between needing a 1x1 and a 2x2, so a couple of grand.

I did a quick search and didn't find a propane hair dryer but it seems like something that would exist.

The output of those D2 heaters will dry some hair. I sat in front of one to diagnose a voltage problem on a van built up in OR. With the output blowing right on you it is - impressively warm!

Usually if you take away the tools that women are used to using to care for their hair, they start chopping it short so take your pick. Notice the hair in this emote:
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Old 12-07-2018, 07:01 PM   #22
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Here ya go honeybunch - just hook this to the D2. All done.

https://www.amazon.com/Beautyours-Sa...r+dryer+bonnet
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Old 12-07-2018, 08:34 PM   #23
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Here ya go honeybunch - just hook this to the D2. All done.

https://www.amazon.com/Beautyours-Sa...r+dryer+bonnet
Oh man that is puuuurefect.
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Old 12-07-2018, 09:10 PM   #24
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Here ya go honeybunch - just hook this to the D2. All done.

https://www.amazon.com/Beautyours-Sa...r+dryer+bonnet
Out of the box thinking and low cost, for a longer hose just get another one. Providing a paid service on a campground in the boonies could get you your money back.
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This is my solution to the issue............





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Old 12-07-2018, 10:11 PM   #26
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If you are **not** sensitive to the fumes / mist

Then just don't box them in and no safety issue in the living space.

Which needs controlled ventilating anyway. In the later stages of charging with FLA or when equalizing, you can maybe hear the bubbling, just crack a window or put the vent a bit more open if the smell bothers you.

With AGM even less chance of an issue, only if boxed in.

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This is my solution to the issue............

she'd work for me too!

i once knew a girl named 'nohea' who wore same style...
wen ask what her name is, she say nohea
and i, in my own inimitable style say: 'yeah, can see dat but what is your name, darlin'
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I read the article and thinking that 2 duracel $140 6v 235ah golf cart bats are better than 1 $300 228ah 12v
Thanks again for article. I had to read it a few times but I'm starting to see the light.
https://www.batteriesplus.com/productdetails/sligc125
https://www.batteriesplus.com/productdetails/sli12v215s

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