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Old 01-16-2019, 06:06:40 PM
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Default Workshop too hot.

Won't be any work done in my workshop again today as the Temp, is going to top 45. C again. I might as well be in Death Valley . Sorry you chaps waiting on your new tank but the boss say's my blood pressure is bad enough without testing it further. Will have to watch some good Utube Engine Pics on the Telly.
again. cheers John
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Poor buggers, it's drizzling here in the southwest this morning.
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Same here John.Been in low 40s high 30s for a while. Thought I'd be smart and put an old ceiling fan in shed. All it done was draw the even hotter air down. Not smart thinking. Still warm today, but much better. -Neil.
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Thought I'd be smart and put an old ceiling fan in shed. All it done was draw the even hotter air down.
If it has a reverse (winter) mode switch it to that and see if it helps.

People can wait John. Your health is more important then a tank.

We're lucky in the Brisbane place. The shed is under the house with double brick as the walls. A lot cooler then the house.

It's the humidity that gets me. The heat isn't too bad for me if there's no humidity. Out in Warwick there's no humidity so life is pretty sweet. It gets hot and it starts to cool down as soon as the sun gets low.
One thing we do for the dogs if it get real hot is put the soaker hose on the back patio roof. Gees that hose cools things down a lot.

Cheers Scott
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YEP! Can relate to it John & Neil. On the 3rd day of 45c+ (At 11:45 this a.m. temp here @ Roseworthy already 44c). House is that hot the air con is (basically) a waste of electricity trying to keep me cool. Nights haven't been much better.

On tender hooks around the district waiting for Dick Witte with time to burn to drop his "incendiary" device.

Heard on the grapevine there's a cool change coming....

Stay cool (or at least try)

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Yeah Scotty, tried the reverse switch, but when it's that hot nothing besides an air con works. Got a big old air con. Now I'm retired I might get off my quoit and cut a hole in the wall for it. But I'll wait till it cools down! It's unusually humid here today , cloud hanging about. Gets hot here, but dry heat.I like Queensland and the top end but too humid, even in the 30's it saps you. Gotta go at the right time it's OK. Got a low roof on the shed, hottest I measured inside there once was 51. Real good work weather! Cheers
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Must be that global warming thing, send some of it up here, might get rid of some this darn snow!
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Try fitting a 'whirly gig'ofthe roof and reverse fan direction. YEP, when it is thqat hot inside under the a/c is the only answer. I space my work out at this time of year so it can be done and dusted by lunch time then head inside. I too ahve a low iron roof over my head when working at home. Got lucky yesterday, customer had a/c running inside while I slowly did the repairs. I also half fill a bottle of water and freeze it over night then top it up with water in the morning. This keeps me hydrated enough until I get home. Then I still spend the rest of the day knocking down another 2 litres at least of cold water from the fridge.
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Yes Cobba, I get up early and get a couple of hours in.Just gets too hot, but plenty else to do. Just bring it inside the house onto the kitchen table. That gets the missus's back up! Any way, enough of my winging, weather's weather and life's good! - Scotty, hose on the roof does work for our birds too. I've seen blokes with a sprinkler on their roof come to think of it. Cheers.
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Hi guys
Tig welding a vl commodore head at midday, one and half hours later and 2 litres of water , checked temperature on weather app 41degrees and said it felt like 45
I have no idea temperature at 250 amps over my work bench but I bet it was a lot more then 50
Still customers expect you to produce even in this heat
Time for an iced tea , no beer (diabetes out of control)
Sunshineman
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