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Old 10-07-2011, 01:52 PM   #1
Dec 2009
South Florida
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I've seen a lot of builds that have the element mounted in bottom of the pot or cooler. How much of it has to be under water to keep it from blowing? I read somewhere that ultra-low elements can be run dry. Is this the case?

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Old 10-07-2011, 02:15 PM   #2
Jan 2010
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The element needs to be completely submerged. Even the low density ones will eventually "pop" if run dry long enough.
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