August 2007 Issue

More Cabin Coolers: Swampy Gets Chilly

Swampy challenges our test findings for its IM30 ice-based cockpit cooler and sends two more models for trials. One proves a winner.

Our June report on ice-based cabin coolers drew a challenge from one of the manufacturers, Swampy Cooling Systems. Shortly after our report appeared, Swampy fired off an e-mail asking if we had done our tests correctly. Swampy’s Jack Stich told us the company’s own tests and reports from customers revealed that its IM30 cooler was capable of blowing 60-degree air. (Our tests showed about 70 degrees.)

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