12v hair driers

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  1. maison

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    Has anyone found one that actually does the job?

    Need one for when on Aires etc. not for me, I don't have that much, but for Mrs Maison.
     
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    I don't bother with a hairdryer. I let my hair dry naturally then use my straighteners to tame the tangle!
     
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    Have heard there not worth the money, very little power, some on here advise getting gas powered hair straighteners. (y)
     
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    I use a towel very carefully on both of them (hairs) :whistle:
     
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    I have one its ok its better than nothiing but
    a gas tongs with a spare gas cartridge
    Is as davidbadham says the answer
    I have one and it is good hope this helps .
     
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  6. maison

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    Do you use gas powered hair straightener ?

    If so, what model?
    can you tell us the model you use?
     
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    Baby bliss from boots compact mind this some time ago. but can still get refill cartridges from there good luck .
     
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    I'm sure that if someone could make a great one it would be a best seller.
     
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  10. Madwife

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    12v hairdryer I found that it is quicker to let your hair dry naturally than use it.

    Kath
     
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    it would need to be at least 500 watt to do the job..

    at 12vdc that pulls ~ 42 amps.. the flex would be as thick as welding cable .. or battery jump leads with same size croc clips.. :eek:
     
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    Shut all your vents on the hot air blower except one, then fit a convoluted hose to the open one and turn up the heat to max,
    Shouldn't take lone to dry the missus hair
     
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  13. big map

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    So are you saying it will never be made? I bet if a bloke wanted / needed this item of desire a way could be found to produce :)
     
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    If you reduce the wattage to an acceptable current, say 4 amps .. that only gives you 48watt .. just doesn't cut it ..

    use a gas heat exchanger and a 12v blower could do the job .. but would be expensive to develop and market.. customer base big enough ?

    sorry.. not investing.. I'm out :LOL:

    hah ha .. someone has patented it already

    US Patent #6959707
    gas combustion hair drier
    [​IMG]
     
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    Jill has BaByliss Pro Cordless Hair Tongs in two sizes and a Braun (I think) straightener, all gas powered. I only know because she just bought the larger tongs to replace the 15 year old Braun equivalent which went wrong last weekend.
     
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    That explains it then!

    Perhaps one crocodile clip on each pinkie finger, connect to battery via jump leads, and immediate curly hair.

    Ah, but it's hair straightening she is after. Never mind.:whistle:
     
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    .. that must have broke you're heart :LOL:
     
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    buy one of these ..

    no more barber bills, no more expensive shampoos no more drying hair .. no lice or nits :LOL:



    [​IMG]
     
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    • Lifeventure softfibre trek towel.
    • Brush or comb.
    • Then let your hair "go freelance" as Him Indoors calls mine.
    They'll dry anything, they come in various sizes. I have giant in the moho (for showering), medium in my rucksack (for rainy hikes), small in my daysack (for whatever)...
    (They do other types of fibre, not as good IMO, and definitely NOT the microfibre.)
    http://www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/?fus...source.y=0&searchvalue=lifeventure+trek+towel
    https://www.lifeventure.co.uk/product/washgear/softfibre-trek-towel
     
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