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 Post subject: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:34 pm 
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Has anyone looked at Troopacoola for a cooling option for their bucket? He's got a two piece setup for Snow Troopers that looks like it would be promising. One piece fits in the chest and blows clear air into the bucket. the other part moves the air around.

Looks to be more expensive, but better contained that what I was thinking about jerry-rigging a pair of hand held coolers.

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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:15 pm 
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If I remember correctly he had asked for local guards in the UK to test a potential guard system, I'm not going to confirm or deny anything, that's all I saw.


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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:19 pm 
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I just use 3 of the little squirrel fans. Works reasonably well. Cost was very cheap too haha

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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Sat May 04, 2019 5:11 pm 
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Picket up a Snow Trooper Kit from Troopacoola.
Going to run one set in my chest with hoses under my bucket. The other set in m bucket to keep everything moving around in there.
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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:53 pm 
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Here is the one he made for me. The two tubes are attached to two fans that pull in external air which are powered by an Anker PowerCore 10000. The power supply in the helmet is also an Anker PowerCore 10000.
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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:31 pm 
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OCD_Chad, that looks like what I'm going to end up doing with mine. How do you like it? Any changes you'd make?

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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:13 am 
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Maxall wrote:
OCD_Chad, that looks like what I'm going to end up doing with mine. How do you like it? Any changes you'd make?


I like it, those two tubes make a noticeable difference in the temperature of the air I'm breathing. No.


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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:58 am 
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OCD_Chad wrote:
Here is the one he made for me. The two tubes are attached to two fans that pull in external air which are powered by an Anker PowerCore 10000. The power supply in the helmet is also an Anker PowerCore 10000.
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Any chance could you show a picture of your fans and hose hookup?


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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:26 pm 
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aislefive wrote:
OCD_Chad wrote:
Here is the one he made for me. The two tubes are attached to two fans that pull in external air which are powered by an Anker PowerCore 10000. The power supply in the helmet is also an Anker PowerCore 10000.
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Any chance could you show a picture of your fans and hose hookup?


I used some velcro sticky back fabric tape to put them on these shorts. The switch and power supply are in the pocket. The tubes go under the inner robe.
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 Post subject: Re: Bucket Cooling
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Troopacoola with 2 or more fans works well. This advice with the Snow Trooper Kit is helpful.

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