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Old 10-14-2010, 12:12 AM   #1
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This thing freakin LOUD.

All I can hear is that stir bar blasting the glass. OK there is only H2O in it I just got the stirbar today. Testing testing 123 testing. works fine but LOUD

Will it be quieter with a yeast starter in it?

 
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Old 10-14-2010, 12:25 AM   #2
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It's going to sound pretty much the same as it does with water.
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Old 10-14-2010, 12:27 AM   #3
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My Swmbo allows mine to be on the kitchen counter. Yeah, they can be loud. Sometimes I have two going at the same time....stereo!

 
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Old 10-14-2010, 12:34 AM   #4
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I have one stirbar that is smooth and rounded and another stirbar that is hexagonal (or maybe octagonal) with a ridge in the center. The hex stirbar is MUCH louder than the smooth one.

 
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Old 10-14-2010, 12:34 AM   #5
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My Swmbo allows mine to be on the kitchen counter. Yeah, they can be loud. Sometimes I have two going at the same time....stereo!
If She puts up that She"s one nice lady.

 
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Old 10-14-2010, 12:59 AM   #6
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I put mine in the basement, she was not to happy when I had it in the bedroom.
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Old 10-14-2010, 01:04 AM   #7
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The Guy I bought mine from had a brilliant idea of putting 2 O rings on the stirbat and it's practically silent.

 
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Old 10-14-2010, 01:05 AM   #8
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mine is in my closet upstairs, and it doesn't make a sound. Of course, it's in pieces and hasn't been assembled yet, but that's where it is.

 
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Old 10-14-2010, 01:35 AM   #9
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My StirStarter is very quiet if you take the time to center the flask on the plate so that the bar stops banging against the glass.

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Old 07-30-2013, 07:54 PM   #10
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Sorry, just noticed it's an old post.

Mine doesn't make any horrible noise. I have two smooth running PC fans in a cigar box with rubber feet. The magnets don't touch the lid, and the stirbars are round w/o ribs. I normally run it in the kitchen, but I've run it in my bedroom a couple times to protect it from roommates.
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