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Old 02-16-2009, 02:04 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Noitoen View Post
Make some kind of moving heat exchanger. To heat up it moves to touch the exhaust and when hot enough, a motor removes the contact, separating it from the exhaust.
Thats pretty much what I was thinking. I have some initial rough sketches. Might as well share them. The top assembly would be soldered together, and with more tubing. It would ride up and down guided by pins or bolts or something, one on each end. The aluminum tube cut in half would help capture more heat and keep the unit smaller and cheaper. It would also allow for easy mounting with a clamp on each end.

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