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Grain Bin Fan House
"Noise pollution is just another cause of stress in already stressful job of farming. My fan shelters cut down on the noise and keep rain and snow off the fans and controls," says Stan Shavlik, Linwood, Neb.
He used four 4 by 8-ft. sheets of chip-board along with scrap posts and 2 by 4's to build the open-ended shelters. Chipboard is attached to the insides of posts with four wood screws so side panels can be quickly removed to work on fan. An outside coating of aluminized paint "waterproofed" the building. Total cost per shelter was $50.

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1988 - Volume #12, Issue #6