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post #41 of 46
I have a 20-inch box fan that I bought in 1971. Used it a long time during hot summers in St. Louis before I could afford an air conditioner. I keep it in its original box, bring it out from time to time to use it. The handle broke long ago, but it still works fine.

It cost more then than computer fans do now, but it was worth it.
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post #42 of 46
Mine were just under £10 each. Was worth it though considering the amount of air they move.
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post #43 of 46
Buy them in packs.
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post #44 of 46
Why don't you get some Yateloons?

They are pretty cheap & good too.
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supply and demand my friend!
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post #46 of 46
I just received a pair of 1500rpm two-ball-bearing sickle blade fans alleged to run 1500rpm, +/- 10%. Both ran just over 1350rpm. Both had a large bearing noise. Lubricating them quieted them down a little, but not much.

OK, they were $6.99 fans. You get what you pay for.
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