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Old 11-16-2012, 01:14 AM   #61
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811999130

newegg has same fan 14.99 free shipping. Awesome idea op. This is cheap enough and easy enough for me.


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Old 11-16-2012, 08:32 PM   #62
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I can't get my stir stick to stick to the magnets on the fan... Are they just not strong enough magnets ya think? I have tried two different sets...one I got to stay for around 2 minutes or so but slowly but surely it comes off and I can't turn it up full blast without it coming off. Stronger magnets? I have a washer between the magnets like the OP says also...
Do you have the poles configured correctly? You need one stack of magnets with the N pole up and the other with the S pole up.

If you have your magnets stacked like this all stuck to one another: <<<<<<
pull the stack apart in the middle and stick them to the washer like so: \/ /\


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Old 11-25-2012, 07:18 PM   #63
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Rigged one of these up on Friday and it works great on the lowest speed but tends to throw a 1.5" bar in a 2L flask.

No biggie- it still does its purpose just fine for under $20!


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Old 11-26-2012, 04:00 PM   #64
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To everyone having issues with throwing the bar:

Try putting dip-tube o-rings on both sides of the bar, then try again. It worked for me, interested to know if it helps anyone else.

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Old 11-26-2012, 04:48 PM   #65
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To everyone having issues with throwing the bar:

Try putting dip-tube o-rings on both sides of the bar, then try again. It worked for me, interested to know if it helps anyone else.
Interesting ... Will be trying that this week end when I get home!
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:30 PM   #66
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Try putting dip-tube o-rings on both sides of the bar, then try again. It worked for me, interested to know if it helps anyone else.
I use two O rings too. My stir bar has a raised ridge in the center and it
immediately threw it. I put an O ring on either side and haven't had a problem since.
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:26 AM   #67
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I had the same problem fit fixed it by shaving off the raised portion of the bar.

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Old 11-28-2012, 02:17 PM   #68
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tagged. This build is on my to-do list.

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Old 11-28-2012, 11:35 PM   #69
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Thanks for the info



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Interesting ... Will be trying that this week end when I get home!
Did it work?


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