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Old 03-26-2012, 08:35 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by grendelrt View Post
Whats the purpose of drilling the holes in the side? First time I have seen that.
Run a fan in a closed box for an extended period of time and you'll find out!

It is to let cool air into the box so that the fan does not get too hot. It could catch fire!

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Old 03-26-2012, 09:59 PM   #22
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Yep yep I don't like fire. It is a good thing I put those holes in it to. One of my kids got a hold of it turned it up the resistance and left it on. It was over hot when I smelled it from the other room last night.
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As a parent, hearing nuggets of parenting wisdom from someone who's never had kids is a bit like hearing sex advice from a virgin.
“Fairy tales don't tell children that dragons exist; children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed.”
― G.K. Chesterton

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Old 03-27-2012, 12:43 AM   #23
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This is good to know haha. I guess I will drill some holes in mine =)

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