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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2011, 10:05:30 AM »

Stuff you should never do....

Take a sleeping pill and a laxative at the same time!
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2011, 10:07:46 AM »
Freaky. This just happened to me this morning. Except we don't have a spare. ::)
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2011, 10:12:08 AM »
[ this just goes to show why heating elements are bad, and we should only use one of these:


I used to use one of these but everytime I had a beer brewed with one my urine glowed.  :D
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2011, 10:13:30 AM »
Freaky. This just happened to me this morning. Except we don't have a spare. ::)

Any reason why you guys don't switch to the low density elements? They work much better and the melt down is so much less of a problem! not to mention cleaning is a heck of a lot easier as well.
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2011, 10:17:23 AM »

Stuff you should never do....

Take a sleeping pill and a laxative at the same time!

Freaky. This just happened to me this morning. Except we don't have a spare. ::)
Read right after the post above it, this takes on a whole new meaning. ;D
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #20 on: June 08, 2011, 10:22:31 AM »

Stuff you should never do....

Take a sleeping pill and a laxative at the same time!

Freaky. This just happened to me this morning. Except we don't have a spare. ::)
Read right after the post above it, this takes on a whole new meaning. ;D

Yeah, I read that the first time and thought, "spare bed?"
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2011, 10:27:21 AM »

Stuff you should never do....

Take a sleeping pill and a laxative at the same time!

Freaky. This just happened to me this morning. Except we don't have a spare. ::)
Read right after the post above it, this takes on a whole new meaning. ;D

Thought the same and a good chuckle.
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #22 on: June 08, 2011, 10:51:14 AM »
Ah jeez, that sucks. Thankfully every time I've come "close" to this, I got to the plug before anything happened. Way too easy to have happen though. I've been thinking about installing a pressure sensor linked to a switch for turning the elements off if there's no water in them.
As mentioned by TM above, I think I'd go with a float switch over pressure sensor/switch.

Sorry about the elements TM, but this just goes to show why heating elements are bad, and we should only use one of these:

Ground water temp to strike temp in 22 seconds!
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #23 on: June 08, 2011, 10:54:46 AM »
Bisacodyl + farting= :o
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2011, 10:58:45 AM »
Jeeze, you guys are still using Mr. Fusion?!  How quaint.

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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #25 on: June 08, 2011, 11:40:58 AM »
Freaky. This just happened to me this morning. Except we don't have a spare. ::)

Any reason why you guys don't switch to the low density elements? They work much better and the melt down is so much less of a problem! not to mention cleaning is a heck of a lot easier as well.
Well I started with medium density heating elements.
It was a cost decision on my part because I have 12 elements.
I am sure I will be replacing elements at some point and I will consider Low Density elements.

I think a10t2 has a commercial heating elements.
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #26 on: June 08, 2011, 11:43:21 AM »
Ah jeez, that sucks. Thankfully every time I've come "close" to this, I got to the plug before anything happened. Way too easy to have happen though. I've been thinking about installing a pressure sensor linked to a switch for turning the elements off if there's no water in them.
As mentioned by TM above, I think I'd go with a float switch over pressure sensor/switch.

Sorry about the elements TM, but this just goes to show why heating elements are bad, and we should only use one of these:

Do you know the supplier?
Is it cost effective?
What do I do with spend rods?
You think I will pass it by city council?
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #27 on: June 08, 2011, 12:06:33 PM »
Low watt density elements are a better way to go to prevent scorching, but they can still melt down without liquid around them.

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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #28 on: June 08, 2011, 12:16:09 PM »
Jeeze, you guys are still using Mr. Fusion?!  How quaint.

Three words:  zero point energy...

I have been trying to get the stargate working again so i could go off world in search of a ZPM, maybe get some unique grains, hops from other planets....
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Re: Stuff you should never do.
« Reply #29 on: June 08, 2011, 12:21:00 PM »
Jeeze, you guys are still using Mr. Fusion?!  How quaint.

Three words:  zero point energy...

I have been trying to get the stargate working again so i could go off world in search of a ZPM, maybe get some unique grains, hops from other planets....

and maybe fire up the kettle debate again...  aluminum, stainless, trinium
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