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Offline GLOCK

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over kill?
« on: April 19, 2010, 08:30:51 AM »
If i put a slotted board on top a screen bottom board is that to much ventilation or should i just use the screen bottom board.
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Offline Michael Bush

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Re: over kill?
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2010, 09:53:44 AM »
The slatted rack will make less ventilation than a SBB by itself.  Why do you think it would make more?  It baffles the air a bit and slows it down.

A slatted rack on a SBB is fine.  You may want a tray in the winter, but that's another matter.
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