I had to share this idea.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by hallerlake, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. IShavedMyLegsForThis

    IShavedMyLegsForThis Out Of The Brooder

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    I love this idea! And I LOVE it for helping those people too! [​IMG]
     
  3. MARANMAN2011

    MARANMAN2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends where you live, keeping water from freezing in winter and cracking bottles. Thought of trying that here but was worried about winter.
     
  4. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If you leave room for the expansion of the water when it freezes, it shouldn't crack, should it? People put bottles of water in the freezer all the time.
     
  5. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    Quote:If you leave room for the expansion of the water when it freezes, it shouldn't crack, should it? People put bottles of water in the freezer all the time.

    Prolonged freezing and / or freezing and thawing makes the plastic brittle.
     
  6. Stuck in the Coop

    Stuck in the Coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a great idea. I may just give it a try. It does freeze here, so will have to monitor it and be prepared for dripping. Thanks for sharing!
     
  7. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in Seattle. I forget how cold some people's winters are.
     
  8. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or you could use a glass jar if you leave room for expansion.
     
  9. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can someone explain what it is? I can't watch those types of videos on my slow connection.
     
  10. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They took a soda bottle and attached to a hole in the roof. The water refracts the light, spreading it around inside the room. They used to do something along the same lines on old ships using a glass prism.
     

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