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Hi guys, new to the forum but really want to run something by you guys and gals. I need some help with a super cool (get it cool and cool – see what I did there) water cooled hybrid freezer cooling system, cold, meow. I’ve posted a picture of the basic design but it’s a bit rough so I’ll talk you through it. What I propose doing is cutting a 4x6 inch hole in the back of my box and running titanium pipe from the water cooler I got from work and feeding it into an empty bladder from a wine box. The bladder will sit inside the box and I’ll put an overflow pipe out the other end of the bladder which will run out into the bath. To add some fire power I’m going to get a 2000 W fan to cool the titanium pipes on the way in. I could then freestyle a bit and run it through the freezer for extra coolness, meow. So does anyone see any flaws in my plan, meow?
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sounds terribly inefficient. Whats that fan gonna do to cooler than room temp water?
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I wonder what your water bill will be at the end of the month running a solution such as this. Its a good idea, as tap water is cold, but you're looking at a big water bill. If you run from a good well, or other source that would be better, but thats still a lot of water you'll need.

My little pump on my watercooling setup moves ~350gph. If you pay $0.01 per 100 gallons, you're looking at around 260,000 gallons per month, or $26.04 if you only paid ONE CENT per 100 GALLONS. Im betting you pay a fair amount more than that.
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Uhh....

I can't really think of any words to say right now.
 
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I approve.
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Where I live we don't pay for water, so water is not an issue
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what a waste of good water i say.
    
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Where I live we don't pay for water, so water is not an issue
Woah! I would love to move there one day
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Green moment- You're hurting the environment by wasting water.

Moment of actual brain activity- Do you not know that there is calcium and God knows what else in tap water that would build up in the block?
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