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Has anyone tried that DIY air cooler, with bottles of ice on the back of a fan?

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MaureenMLove Thu 25-Jul-19 08:09:46

At the moment, I have a fan going, with a bowl of ice about half a meter away from it and it's catching the air as it goes passed it. It's a bit cooler, but what do you think? Can't help thinking that it's not a great move to have water on the back of an electrical appliance, but there's plenty of tutorials on YouTube to do it.

Has anyone tried it?

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 26-Jul-19 13:12:28

Did it help in the end? I'm a bit worried it would just make the air fractionally more humid than it already was.

MaureenMLove Fri 26-Jul-19 14:14:02

I don't think anything DIY would have helped yesterday! It lasted about 10 minutes, before I was too scared of the water electricity combo and I took it off!grin

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 26-Jul-19 14:31:11

Lol!!! That sounds wise. Interesting mini experiment. I decided it was a good day to give my pond a good sort out.

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