Introduction: DIY PARABOLIC MIRROR From a Trash Can Lid.

This is the follow up video to the larger square mirror.

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chuckr44 (author)2016-12-01

How far is the focal point from the mirror?

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dede_m (author)2014-06-28

Great idea- may be the same idea on a small. flat cat-food can would act like the old time solar cigarette lighter?

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foobear (author)2013-03-14

very cool! thank you!

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sleeping (author)2012-12-29

If the optical qualities of the mylar were better or more linear, would make a great variable focal length mirror.

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rimar2000 (author)2012-12-29

Very interesting. Some years ago I did something like this using a polyethilene basin, about 20 inches diameter. It was enough good to cook some hamburgers.

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