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    Cool Iowa State Sign

    My neighbor is an HVAC repairman. He made me a cool Iowa State sign out of refrigeration tubing and hooked it up to a chiller unit. When it is turned on the copper lines sweat and build up ice. I have before and after pictures below. Just thought I would share it as I thought it was pretty cool. Our next project is to build some type of drip tray to catch the ice when the machine is turned off. Once we get that done we are going to try to wrap Christmas lights around the copper and let the ice build over them.


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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    Definitely "cool".


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    Quote Originally Posted by egunzy View Post
    My neighbor is an HVAC repairman. He made me a cool Iowa State sign out of refrigeration tubing and hooked it up to a chiller unit. When it is turned on the copper lines sweat and build up ice. I have before and after pictures below. Just thought I would share it as I thought it was pretty cool. Our next project is to build some type of drip tray to catch the ice when the machine is turned off. Once we get that done we are going to try to wrap Christmas lights around the copper and let the ice build over them.


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    Nice ice!!



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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    looks pretty "chill" brah



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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    This is a good time to say



    because it really is a "cool" story


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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    Too Cool.


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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    That is really cool, it would look sweet with lights in it. Post a picture of it when you get the lights installed



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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    ...double dog dare you to stick your tongue on it!...



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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    Quote Originally Posted by bgprest View Post
    ...double dog dare you to stick your tongue on it!...
    I TRIPLE DOG DARE YOU!



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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    Quote Originally Posted by BuffettClone View Post
    That is really cool, it would look sweet with lights in it. Post a picture of it when you get the lights installed
    Will do.



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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    you should dump a little red and yellow food coloring on it once you turn it on.


    I'm not trying to be difficult, it comes naturally....

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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    Quote Originally Posted by kilroy View Post
    you should dump a little red and yellow food coloring on it once you turn it on.
    My neighbor mentioned that....might try that as well



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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    Quote Originally Posted by Acylum View Post
    Definitely "cool".
    Ice See what you did there.


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    Re: Cool Iowa State Sign

    It's certainly unique.



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