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Old 05-23-2005, 09:54 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by BillyZ
Put a big plastic jug in the refridgerator and coil up your tubing in that, then fill it with water (perhaps vegetable oil would be more efficient?)
Yes I'd use a liquid that freezes much lower than 32F. Oil, anti-freeze, heck even saturated saltwater. Those little fridges have a tendancy to easily freeze, due to cheap-o thermostats.

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Old 06-11-2005, 12:26 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by greenmagi
I realize this is a old post.. and im not a SW guy but Ive thought about the expensive chiller problem in the hobby and was wondering if anyone had tried a coil in the sump.. flexible copper or something home grown could be used.. and a radiator with a fan with the water circulated with a pump.
The problem with that is you would not be able to get the rad cooler than the air temp in the room.

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Old 06-14-2005, 03:40 AM   #13
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I figured that out a long time ago.. forgot to edit it.. thanks anyway..LOL
It didnt ocurr to me that reefers needed below room temp, I forgot.. been awile since I read about it..

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