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AIRBOAT prop ceiling fan

Post by pipedog » Sun May 27, 2018 9:49 pm

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Post by sanshandaobojue » Sun May 27, 2018 11:12 pm

Cool

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Post by Boatyz » Mon May 28, 2018 4:09 am

wow. that looks great

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Post by Boatyz » Mon May 28, 2018 4:09 am

wow. that looks great

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Post by Boatyz » Mon May 28, 2018 4:11 am

wow. that looks great

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Post by Sniper » Mon May 28, 2018 6:22 am

NOW THAT IS VERY COOL AWESOME IDEA :cheers:
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Post by pipedog » Mon May 28, 2018 9:03 am

It took a little testing and tuning, at first I set it up with 4 to 1 reduction and I thought the roof was going to fly away :lol: .. ended up with 6 to 1. With the 2 speed motor it spins the prop 125 rpm's on low and 175 on high, happy with it now!
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Post by Bociphus » Mon May 28, 2018 11:06 am

I could kick back under that baby and get a good nap in , very cool

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Post by Capt steve » Mon May 28, 2018 11:31 am

That is awesome!!
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Post by kwanjangnihm » Mon May 28, 2018 12:00 pm

Looks great Kyle!! Nice of the county to run water n sewer for ya!! :toothy7:
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Post by Deano » Mon May 28, 2018 1:02 pm

kwanjangnihm wrote:Looks great Kyle!! Nice of the county to run water n sewer for ya!! :toothy7:
Very cool, indeed. Thanks for sharing the details. Could save another brother some trial and error. On that note,
what size prop was it that you used to pull off this marvelous feat? I like this much better than the old clock scenario.

As far as the other goes, that will forever be a double edged sword. Avoiding the up front expense of a well and septic system is
always a wonderful thing. Paying the monthly expense quickly becomes tiresome after the break even point has been reached.
That math is different in every case, as are the circumstances and preferences surrounding such a decision. In any case, sounds
like Congratulations are in order on that count as well !

Ya know Jeff, maybe that's another reason they call him 'Pipedog'. :D
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Post by Bob1120 » Mon May 28, 2018 8:11 pm

Pipe dog that's an awesome fan! I bet it works well. Here's a picture of my buddy's fan he made and has it hanging in his office.
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Post by pipedog » Mon May 28, 2018 11:27 pm

Thanks guys, Deano I used a 72" stick with 42* of pitch. Bob that fan is cool, but must be a little loud in the office :lol: ...the sewer lid is for looks :lol: ..done many of jobs in Palm Beach, just ordered a extra one to bring home :salute:
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Post by Gary S » Tue May 29, 2018 6:39 am

Kyle when I get a chance I am going to have to copy that fan. Functional and really cool. What HP did you come up with.

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Post by pipedog » Wed May 30, 2018 8:02 pm

Gary S wrote:Kyle when I get a chance I am going to have to copy that fan. Functional and really cool. What HP did you come up with.
Gary, the motor is a 2-speed 3/4 hp 750 - 1050 rpm. It seems to handle it well, time will tell.
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Post by FlaGatorSlayer » Wed May 30, 2018 9:42 pm

Very nice work on the prop fan !! I like the sound it makes ! Keep up the good work.
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Post by mad_mike » Thu May 31, 2018 12:11 am

Fine looking fan you built. It got to nearly 70 deg. here today, and man, I could use that kind of cooling.

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Post by pipedog » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:54 pm

mad_mike wrote:Fine looking fan you built. It got to nearly 70 deg. here today, and man, I could use that kind of cooling.
Wow mike, I wish it would stay around 70 here!!!!One of these days I'll make it up your way!!
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Post by Gary S » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:52 am

It gets 70 at place and I'm looking for a coat.

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