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nmitchell17

fans in the ice house?

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I've heard of people putting small fans in their portable to circulate the air, any advice on where to get one and powering it?

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target has a camping fan I purchased with a led light in the center that runs on 4 D cell batteries, and hangs with a carabiner off the poles. 24.99

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Computer fans are a popular choice run off of a vex type battery.

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Mines a Coleman uses 2 D size batteries comes with a plate and magnet, I just stick it to a pole.

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there is a store in milaca that sells stuff that noone claims. they have a box full of those computer fans!

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there is a store in milaca that sells stuff that noone claims. they have a box full of those computer fans!

It is called un-claimed freight in Milaca.

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nmitchell17, I run 3-4.5" computer fans in my house,1 on each window and 1 in the double doors. They keep the windows frost free and the doors from frosting up. In the process, I've found that they also help keep the floor warmer. I generally fish wearing my moccasins. I have each fan on a seperate switch, so if I see a need, I turn them on, as needed, and they do they're job. I have found that sometimes, I need to run 1 side continously vs the other side, not at all. I believe it depends on the wind. I got my fans from Northern, if it helps. I just run mine off the 12v house system. Phred52

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You can get small (3" to 5") fans that are 12 volt at Northern Tool. Got a 5" in there a couple of years ago and run it with a vex battery along with my lighting. Works great and very cheap.

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I also got my small pc case fans at Northern. I run two of them in my otter lodge, I mounted them to aluminum brackets and hang them from my center ceiling support. I power them off an extra 12 volt battery, I use a 4.5 amp hour battery and it runs my lights and fans all day.

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Bartman, I didn't say the name of that store because they are not a sponsor on Here!!! you would of known that if you read the forum policy. thanks

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