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post #5 of Old 11-17-2013
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Re: Replacing my "engine room" blower?

Originally Posted by paulk View Post
Was at Radio Shack this afternoon and saw they had 4" brushless (no sparks!) DC fans that might work well in your setup. Theyre not "marinized", but for $20...
12VDC Brushless Fan : Computer Fans |
Yikes! This strikes me as one of those penny saved pound foolish things.

I can't even imagine the liability if you had a fire and burnt down a marina full of boats or hurt someone. And I mean the 'right' one shown above is only $30 at WM. I'm sure you could get it even cheaper somewhere.

But I'd go back to is it gas or diesel? If it's diesel just lose the fan.
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