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Old 09-05-2012, 01:49 PM   #11
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Being electrically challenged, I just put a toggle switch on the 2 outside fans and a toggle switch on the 2 inside fans. Turn the frig on, flip 2 switches, turn the frig off, flip 2 switches. KISS principle with my limited knowledge.
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:51 PM   #12
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John - nice work. I'm curious why you chose 4 fans. Is it based on what you had or did you run some tests?

Thanks
I had used other fans from that supplier and found that they
were always great performers and decided to chance it based
on specs.

From a previous thread, some folks thought that computer fans
would be way too loud for the application, so I was prepared
to move on to more expensive ones. But, they are really very
quiet, much quieter than I expected, so I decided to go fer it
with them.

I did no testing of the fridge venting, but depended on the results
posted by others here with similar systems. I do not expect problems
when I install them. Others have had good results with fans........

I did test the fans down to 5.25V, but have no tachometer to check
speed or airflow meter to check flow. Just winging it.....

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Old 09-05-2012, 01:54 PM   #13
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I had originally planned to put a toggle switch on mine but was trying to think of a place that wouldn't look like I just stuck a toggle switch on.Now with turbo going to post pics I'll be able to make it look factory,tell my wife I thought of it,and have her think I'm smarter than I am.It's a pretty good day.
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:57 PM   #14
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Being electrically challenged, I just put a toggle switch on the 2 outside fans and a toggle switch on the 2 inside fans. Turn the frig on, flip 2 switches, turn the frig off, flip 2 switches. KISS principle with my limited knowledge.
You bet.
When it works for you, simple is always best.

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Old 09-05-2012, 03:39 PM   #15
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DUNNNC; I keep it even simpler, I have a 120v, 12" box fan that I set against the refers outside air vent and turn it on. My cooling fan on the back of the fridges coils never somes on and it drops the inside temp about 15 degrees. Cost $3 at yard sale.
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DUNNNC; I keep it even simpler, I have a 120v, 12" box fan that I set against the refers outside air vent and turn it on. My cooling fan on the back of the fridges coils never somes on and it drops the inside temp about 15 degrees. Cost $3 at yard sale.
I understand, but you have to store the fan and run an extension cord.
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DUNNNC: fan cord plus in right where it sets no ext. cord needed, and fan weight maybe 2lbs, all plastic - made in CHINA? and is only a 12" box fan no sweat, and if there's sketters around I turn it to blow in our direction and chase them away
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DUNNNC: fan cord plus in right where it sets no ext. cord needed, and fan weight maybe 2lbs, all plastic - made in CHINA? and is only a 12" box fan no sweat, and if there's sketters around I turn it to blow in our direction and chase them away
OK, concede the extension cord, but it has to be stored!
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