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Old 01-12-2011, 02:24 AM   #11
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Okay so the only thing pushing (or pulling) the air is basically a venturi effect?
sort of, its kind of an inductive thing, like the dyson air blade


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Old 01-12-2011, 02:32 AM   #12
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That's a really neat idea. Do you get any mist drifting over to where your kettle is? I'd worry about contamination from that. Maybe a good application for a pump to whirlpool your wort while chilling so you can keep a lid on it, but still stir it with the whirlpool.


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great for winter time, but when its 100 deg. out bet it wont work to well at all.
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I use waste water left over from my RO system and freeze a 6 gallon bucket, in stages, into a block of ice and throw that into my laundry tub. In the winter it is 'free' since it all ends up as heat for the house. I then use the water in the laundry tub for clean up. It is on the hard side but works well enough for this purpose.
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great for winter time, but when its 100 deg. out bet it wont work to well at all.
depends on where you live. Where I am in Illinois, no, it wont work in the summer with 95% humidity, but in say Arizona or Nevada even though its like 80 out, in the low humidity it wold be possible to cool to something like 60.

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I use waste water left over from my RO system and freeze a 6 gallon bucket, in stages, into a block of ice and throw that into my laundry tub. In the winter it is 'free' since it all ends up as heat for the house. I then use the water in the laundry tub for clean up. It is on the hard side but works well enough for this purpose.
This IS how people should think. most people don't seem to understand conservation of energy.

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