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Old 03-09-2011, 11:56 PM   #601
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I used 3 on each side stacked on top of each other but get enough agitation with the 1 inch bar that I don't need the 2. Took me a little bit to figure out the magnet placement but got it sorted out.

 
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Old 03-10-2011, 12:06 AM   #602
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I'm gonna bump here, this Thread has almost 100,000 views!

PROST! Anthony, proves you have helped alot of us!
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Old 03-10-2011, 12:09 AM   #603
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This thing has gone viral... Thanks for all your kind words! Honestly, this is more of a community thread at this point. I'd like to think that I just pushed the snowball down the hill.
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Old 03-10-2011, 03:16 PM   #604
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Just finished mine using the magnets from Ace Hardware previously listed in this post. 6 of them were less than $5. Used a linksys 12V power supply from an old wireless router. 1 inch bar works great 2 gets thrown. ...[/IMG]
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How many magnets did you use on each side maybe double up for the two inch bar?

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I used 3 on each side stacked on top of each other but get enough agitation with the 1 inch bar that I don't need the 2. Took me a little bit to figure out the magnet placement but got it sorted out.
It's more about placement. For a two inch bar the magnets need to be further out from the center of the fan.

 
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Old 03-10-2011, 06:37 PM   #605
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FWIW, when I built mine, I took the bar I wanted to use, and let the magnets cling to it, and placed them on the washer where the magnets stuck to the the best.
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Old 03-10-2011, 07:45 PM   #606
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FWIW, when I built mine, I took the bar I wanted to use, and let the magnets cling to it, and placed them on the washer where the magnets stuck to the the best.
Great idea I'll do that with mine.

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Old 03-10-2011, 09:22 PM   #607
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Received my stir bars today. Success!

 
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Old 03-11-2011, 12:13 AM   #608
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Picked up a 1" stir bar and 2L flask today and while it's not all assembled and buttoned up, it's pulling almost all the way down to the bar. It's going on full speed with a 12V power supply and isn't throwing the bar.

The potentiometer works really well that I can get it going full speed or slow it down to just a swirl on the surface. This has all been in water. I'd like to get it all closed up and glued and use it on Sunday. I have Friday off next week and I'd like to brew up a summer Belgian.

 
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Old 03-11-2011, 02:47 AM   #609
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my LHBS has a 5000L flask for $26 I need to buy it ASAP because thats the cheapest I've seen those.

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Old 03-11-2011, 04:10 AM   #610
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my LHBS has a 5000L flask for $26 I need to buy it ASAP because thats the cheapest I've seen those.

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That's a huge flask...over 1000 gallons! That is a great price. I paid $20 for my 2L today, but nobody else has them, just 1L.

 
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