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Old 06-25-2005, 01:52 AM   #1
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putting a mini fan inside my light?

okay my light gets pretty hot. i thought it was from my hood earlier but i left it on away from my hood and the same plastic burning smell comes.. so i was wondering if i could install mini fans inside of it? i dont want to cut anything, but i want some way to cool it down
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Old 06-25-2005, 10:54 AM   #2
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Is there enough room for a PC fan?

Another thought, what kind of reflector is in the hood between the bulb and canopy? Is there one? Is it touching plastic?
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its like something painted silver. maybe tin. i got it used and theres these like rust scratches. im not sure about it touching the plastic. i think theres a hollow spot by the vents. im not sure though
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It doesn't make sense that the light is putting off too much heat for the canopy. Unless you are trying to use higher wattage bulbs than what the canopy is rated for and you should return to using the correct ones. If you are using the correct bulbs and are still getting that burning plastic scent, then this is potentially a much more severe problem and may be turning into a fire hazard. It is It may be time to upgrade the canopy.
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lol... i just got it 2 days ago. im trying to hint that i want to return it. because i didnt see the aqua traders thingy. and i could of payed 5$ more and gotten a new one. he said give it a few more days. and then i think ill be able to ship it back.
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