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schweady

I'm not really in favor of participating in a hijacking of this incredibly important box fan thread, but perhaps you've heard of my holiday bakery, "Season's Eatings"?

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It is going to get pretty hot this week i bet some of you boys are wishing you would have sacrificed the elbow grease and several dollars in gas to get this fan, now it is lost forever, unicorn and all in the dumpster behing Rainbow foods, please remeber this old boy on Memeorial day, he was a good fan.

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Did it run at all? I would of picked it up last Sat... Ah well, water under bridge.

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LBSPORTSMEN

Dang it... Do you think they have picked up the garbage yet????

My brother-in-law has a small row boat with holes. If the blad was in good shape, I could have used it to rig up an outboard for him! It is too hard to row and bail at the same time!

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I could have swore I seen that "20" box fan" watching the twins today! She was a beauty....

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Bobby Bass

[image]839724001525md.jpg[/image] The box fan in better days, found doing a family search. It was found in a cigar box at one of the cabins here at Lake Iwanttobethere. It was first used to cool a cabin then was relocated never to return. It was noted as being the only heir in some recent documents uncovered. There were some identifying stickers..

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That old fan loved baseball, always sported a K.C. royals sticker, even during the down times,(all the time). That old girl just quit running on me i sure wish someone could have put in a new motor and cleaned her up so she could run again.............

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united jigsticker

Bobby, I don't think that's the same fan. The one in your pic has 5 blades.

I am sure if this fan had 5 blades, it would have gone in a jiffy.

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channelfats

In my heart of hearts, I feel this post should be stickied to the top permanently. This post is what has me coming back to the free things only section to browse. It puts me to tears from laughing. It really does cheer up a bad day with a re-read.

Sorry TRZ

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UdeLakeTom

I hope nobody gives away the secret spot where the fan is, or everybody will be hooging it, and somebody else will whine that the best spots are always given away. My guess is this fan is located in MN and is giving off some cool air.

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heartattack22

Are people attracted to fans as bad as they are to bouys? Maybe have to start setting out dummy fans... tongue.gif

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The fan was thrown in a dumpster behind Cub. It either went to the garbage burning facility or is in a land fill. Either way it is gone. I bought one a couple weeks ago (after I could not get a response back form owner of fan) and paid about $6.oo for a new one.

It sure is keeping me cool now and exhausting fumes out of my garage at same time. !

The way TRZ talked about the fan, one would think he is a fan pimp! grin.gif

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UdeLakeTom

Heartattack caught on....It was supposed to be a play on the many posts where you aren't supposed to give away honey holes. If somebody lets out the whereabouts of the fan, the whole forum and anybody that just reads the forum will be there hogging all the cool air and not doing C&R.

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i did finally let the fan go to a better place aka "fan heaven". i was able to pry off the unicorn sticker for my new fan but the poor roayals sticker is in about the same position as the team=SOL . Too bad somebody sure could have stayed cool during this hot dry summer, it was great for blowing dust as well....... grin.gif

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fishnhooks

If anyone happens to the the GPS coordinates of the fans location, please post! tongue.gif

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Deitz Dittrich

LMAO _ I typed it into google earth... smack dab in the middle of a garbage dump.

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maybe bullhead fillets? or carp if i was low on heads.
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Yep- those Iowegians love them bullheads

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cableguy031

The fan is in "fan heaven" cooling St. Peter and pushing all the rain away from here so we can fish and people can rebuild from the flooding.

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It's Sept, nobody will need the fan from now on. smile.gifsmile.gifsmile.gif

Except my wife who uses one all year long. -20 and she has the fan on grin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gifgrin.gif

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heartattack22

once it cools down you could always use the fan to blow warm air up from the warm basement. It would help save on heating costs!!! Low and behold there was a year-round use for this fan! I am sure others didn't realize it before it was left at those GPS cords!!!

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Harmonica Bear

It's going to be a warm one this weekend and I'll be up at the shack. I sure could have used that fan with the stickers. (Contact Us Please)....!

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