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Solar hot water collector from the ballast of mobile basketball hoop.

 
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I think the title says it all. I see these used hoops offered for free regularly. The base is generally a black plastic water tank. They are flattish and quite robust. They get hot in the sun. One of these mounted on a south facing surface, could heat water and only a little plumbing is required. A covering of clear glass or plastic would improve efficiency.

That's about it. Dale strikes again.
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I brought this back from the farm where they grow the tiny ads:
Rocket Mass Heater Plans - now free for a while
https://permies.com/goodies/7/rmhplans
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