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Thoughts?
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I think its a cool idea to use evaporation.
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post #3 of 7
Yeah they will get you down to ambient or a little below...The big draw back with them are they are open loops and you don't really want to add additives to them because they will vaporize and get in the air just like the water does...So they are really a high up-keep cooling solution...
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Yeah, with the right shower head mod and a side port fan, evap bongs are both cheap and effective;
but, as Ira stated they're know for creating Amazonian humidity. I made one 3½' high that cost me
an emergency visit with a chronic asthma attack.

Maybe if you could run it up from a basement.
  
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post #5 of 7
thats some nice bong cooler action... but seriously would you rather have a nice black sleek rad or that thing inside your case?
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yeah its called a bong and its a pretty effective way of cooling but its not a good long term solution as your water will get all nasty from dust and mold

Good for TECs
    
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Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
thats some nice bong cooler action... but seriously would you rather have a nice black sleek rad or that thing inside your case?
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