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    I like this design (solar array based cooker). This is something I can incorporate as I gather enough information. In the meantime, I'm going to concentrate Cover based cooker. In my own definition, a cover base cooker is when you have a removable top. I like this idea, because I can use the top for another cooker with a similar diameter (think of the solavore oven). This design allows me to take full advantage of the cooking space. But unlike the solavore, it would be a much larger cooker that I can put a roasting pan in it.I'm still trying to figure out if I should paint it all black or use reflectors inside the box. Should these reflectors be tiles, the metal plates used at printing shops, or the aluminum plates used on some parabolic cookers.Any extra material would put weight on th...

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    I like this design (solar array based cooker). This is something I can incorporate as I gather enough information. In the meantime, I'm going to concentrate Cover based cooker. In my own definition, a cover base cooker is when you have a removable top. I like this idea, because I can use the top for another cooker with a similar diameter (think of the solavore oven). This design allows me to take full advantage of the cooking space. But unlike the solavore, it would be a much larger cooker that I can put a roasting pan in it.I'm still trying to figure out if I should paint it all black or use reflectors inside the box. Should these reflectors be tiles, the metal plates used at printing shops, or the aluminum plates used on some parabolic cookers.Any extra material would put weight on the box. To reduce the weight, I could use the vinyl reflective film, but I don't think they can stand the heat. I do not want to go back over to fix this problem, so I need some direction.With that said, I want this cooker to be a high temperature cooker with a large capacity. This will allow me to cook big food items that is not possible at this time. I also want to cook several things at the same time, So it is a plus to have the capacity. Could something 24" x 24" be just as capable as something about 12" x 18"?An idea has clicked in my head today. Make the 12" x 18" top and maintain a 24" x 24" bottom. My thought is it would keep the heat from escaping. But it has more to do with the cost of including a picture frame to this design.Also, there is a low cut design for low sun. But right now, this is it for now.

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