ice bucket AC

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  1. genki sugoi

    genki sugoi Blue Belt

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    Anyone make one of these? It's supposed to start getting hot here this weekend so think I'll try to make one.

     
  2. odog

    odog A cat trapped in a dog's body

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    Not a bad idea. I don't have the right tools currently to build one. If I did I'd probably give it a go.
     
  3. TardStrong

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    Pretty cool!
     
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    Seano Hands of bone

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    Not sure if pun.....
     
  5. Satsui Ryu

    Satsui Ryu Brown Belt

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    I rocked a swamp cooler for awhile and I'm guessing the concept and results are similar. For me it kind of worked, but it really kicks up the humidity in the room and can exacerbate mold issues.
     
  6. A.A. Riggs

    A.A. Riggs SAXOPHONE

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    This one was made with Dawn dish soap, which apparently does everything. What's good about the Dawn ice pak is you can mold it to fit. Like if you need to ice your knee.
     
  7. Stringer Bell

    Stringer Bell Thread Finisher

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    if you have the $ for those tools, how do you not have $ for AC?
     
  8. mtwrstlr

    mtwrstlr Yellow Belt

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    The most expensive tool in the vid was the drill, but you can probably do without that as well
     
  9. A.A. Riggs

    A.A. Riggs SAXOPHONE

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    Community college level Econ.
     
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  11. KaNesDeath

    KaNesDeath Black Belt

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    This was AC back in the day before freon. The first widely recognized use of it was for a US President that they rigged it for to fight his respiratory issues.

    Would only be practical if the fan and freezers electrical usages were less than a AC unit for the same BTU.
     
  12. Kneepocalypse

    Kneepocalypse This is your god now.

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    but it would make my apartment look ugly.
     
  13. Stringer Bell

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    It would take quite some time to do that without a drill.
     
  14. drstrangelov

    drstrangelov Hey.

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    I lived in a shitty old apartment where my ac would quickly blow fuses, this looks like a more refined version of the swamp blower I would use.
     
  15. El Chimpo

    El Chimpo Cruel Man Platinum Member

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    bookmarked the video
     
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    really has nothing to do w/ OP, but I want to rid eone of these into work and park it in the Vice-Preses' parking spot.
     
  17. genki sugoi

    genki sugoi Blue Belt

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    My folks have these tools already so I don't have to buy them and I live in an apartment where I don't really want to have a window ac unit.
     
  18. Night Owl

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    Lebron James could've used one of these last night.
     

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