Ghetto Swamp Cooler\ Laundry Dryer


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A cheap and effective way to cool any room, and dry your wet clothes.


Materials:
*Flat Surface
*Fan
*Something Open to Stretch Cloth Over
*Wet Cloth

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Step 1: The Clothes

First, you need to wash your clothes (shirt, sheet, pants, etc...). You can either run it through a washing machine, or just run it under the sink.

Step 2: Setting Up

Once you have your wet laundry, you can stretch it over some open area (I used a bass drum support).
Then set it up directly in front of a fan, which is supported on a flat surface.

Step 3: Enjoy

Sit back, relax, and enjoy your nice cool room. With a dry shirt after words.

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    Swix

    8 years ago on Step 2

    Shame only that it rises the humidity in the room .. :(

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    CheriC13Swix

    Reply 1 year ago

    Which is not an issue in places that cool with only swamp coolers because there is little humidity.

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    onemoroni1

    8 years ago on Step 3

    Absolute genius! No really I mean it. Less is best and this is as simple as it gets.

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    Reid250

    9 years ago on Introduction

    "With a dry shirt after words."  I was wondering what words you use?

    Sorry, the dog made me do it.

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    reedz

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Ah, band room ingenuity. This is my senior year and we have all sorts of special set ups. Like during competitions we have someone with a hollow deck of cards for Tylenol and Aspirin. Some older cases have been hollowed enough to hold extra clothes and such.

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    reedzfriney23

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Lol bad question. Trombone, Baritone/Euphonium, Mellophone/F-Trumpet, Trumpet. And I am picking up Double Horn here in a week or so.

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    friney23mikedoth

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Well, the room that I put that in was approximately 630 cubic feet. The AC in the building was not running at the time, but when I turned the fan on, the room felt about 5 degrees cooler in a few minutes with the door slightly ajar. It felt about 10 degrees cooler with the door closed. I did not take any measurements with a thermometer so I don't know what the exact temperature change was.