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Would this keep meds from freezing?

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    06-19-2012, 11:38 PM
Would this keep meds from freezing?

Do you guys think something like this cooler/heater would keep horse medications from freezing in barn in winter? Has anyone ever tried it?

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    06-20-2012, 03:19 AM
I can't say that i've tried it myself but it looks like it would do the trick. You could set the thermostat to a fairly low temperature to save power but not so low that it freezes. I was just wondering how you were planning to run it - it says that it plugs in to a cigarette lighter but I doubt you'd have one of those in your barn! Can it use power from a regular powerpoint?
    06-20-2012, 05:49 AM
Yeah, I think it plugs in, but has a cigarette lighter adapter. I think it might work, too. As you said, set it low just to avoid freezing. And, if it gets really hot, you could keep everything just a bit cooler. I might try it, just to see if it would do the trick.
    06-20-2012, 10:51 AM
They gobble up electricity and I wouldn't trust that it would be reliable. About the time a med. Is needed, that danged thing has quit - Murphys Law.

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