Great photos... I look forward to reading your project descriptions, almost as much as I look forward to eating your dehydrated fruits and vegies during finals. Make sure you tell us how (step by step) you built your dehydrator, how it faired on your tests, how you would make it better, etc.

Keep up the good work, Lonny 01:51, 26 April 2006 (PDT)

Hey Chris, very cool work!! Give me a call Whitny Verkade COO Excalibur Food Dehydrators/R&D 916-381-4254 ex101 Have a great day!!!!

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I reverted the anonymous edits that raised the total to 998.98. Please discuss it here if you think that those changes were correct.

Thank you, --Lonny 14:02, 7 July 2007 (PDT)

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Hi Chris,

in a separate mail to Curt Beckmann today, I have raised the same questions, because I hadn't located this page then. However, my query is regarding building Solar Dehydrators, of more or less a commercial scale, or at least large enough for it to take a load of 25-30 kgs. of fruit.

I was wondering if we have to keep in mind the internal volume of the dehydrator according to a formula, to allow for the free flow of the heated air and allowance for the humid air to escape appropriately with out lingering on. I imagine, the space between each rack/mesh must be appropriate as well.

Would you throw some light on this and oblige.

Thanks and regards,