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Old 05-08-2016, 02:16 AM   #1
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marvin the martian raygun air conditioning

Buses are airflow sloths, So i designed an airflow gun to help get high pressure clean air into the sojourning device interior; also known as bus interior by many. this worked so well that i had to don a light jacket and put one over my legs to stay warm on a recent night trip (5-1-16) the frontal area is a 6"x 12 " register duct (72 square inches) flowing into a 6" x 24" sheet metal duct and then into a 4" pvc. clean out sweep and then into a pvc. 22 degree street ell. high flow high pressure air by such an unusual device i nicknamed it marvin the martian ray gun a.c.

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Old 05-08-2016, 02:24 AM   #2
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Is that for use while in motion?
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Old 05-08-2016, 06:00 AM   #3
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that will bring some air in... and the bugs and the rain too

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I wouldn't want to behind you when that thing comes off.
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Old 05-08-2016, 06:55 AM   #5
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that is quite the contraption! man i really hope my family never has to drive behind you though, perhaps a LOT more securing is in order. when , not if, that thing flies off pray that it doesn't hurt anyone!

the idea is sound though. need different materials, maybe hood scoop off old hot rod would work safer and better, or something that shape. then you could put cover on it and be able to open and close it from the inside. maybe even be able to swivel it to not be a water grabber when raining.
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I wouldn't want to behind you when that thing comes off.
That was my thinking.
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My old Ford shorty just has a simple air scoop on the side with a flap to block it off. If you've ever driven through bees on the highway you'll be glad you can close the scoop.
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HAHAH, that is great! I'm dying laughing. You really need to secure that thing WAY more.
But The idea of moving air around in there is a good one. I like the hood scoop idea, or maybe one of those fresh air vents you see on enclosed trailers, but make it swivel like jester said.
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It would be nice if the vent could be adjusted from inside so it would either blow fresh air while facing forward, or draw air out by facing backward.
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It does look... intimidating. Like a giant vacuum cleaner with an itty bitty intake racing down the road, slurping up.. whatever things dwell at 9 ft above the pavement.

How about an RV roof vent cover turned to face the "wrong" way so it's an air scoop instead?
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