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Where should I put the ballast? (it is getting so hot)
    #621015 - 05/01/12 03:44 PM (4 years, 7 months ago)

Is it ok to have it sitting on a table mat of cork?

Thanks for the help.


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Re: Where should I put the ballast? (it is getting so hot) [Re: sidetwist]
    #621017 - 05/01/12 04:01 PM (4 years, 7 months ago)

That would be fine.  I get small 4" desk fans and aim them towards the ballast to help keep the temps down.


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Re: Where should I put the ballast? (it is getting so hot) [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #622836 - 05/15/12 08:38 PM (4 years, 6 months ago)

If you are using more than 1, you could just put a shelf on the wall with some screws, the closest from the top, i've always liked to do it, and keeps the rule of elect. stuff +1m from the floor and water below that.


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Re: Where should I put the ballast? (it is getting so hot) [Re: kln]
    #622993 - 05/16/12 01:38 PM (4 years, 6 months ago)

smash two aluminum cans flat. Set it on those. aluminum is a great heat sink.


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