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Solar Oven With Tracking...

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Step 8: Fitting the panels that will hold the mirrors...

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I used two piano hinges to attach the panels that will hold the mirrors to the oven. The optimum angle for the mirrors to reflect the maximum sunlight into the oven is sixty degrees. I cut out a template that I used to measure the angle. I made up some wire retaining hooks to hold the panels in position. I may improve this later but it works for now. I installed the self leveling shelves and fitted a temperature gauge...
 
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