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From: aseasons [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2000 12:42 PM
To: Pat Vanecek
Subject: WET WALL
Hi Pat, Hope all is well with you and yours.
Our wall is 6' tall 12' long and is the center of our wall on the south side. We built a frame 2 sides and top out of 1x6 boards. placed wire on one side and wire will do just to hold batting. We used batting like inside a water cooler, from hardware store, pack as close together and as tight as possible. c-ring it to the wire in several places it has to be tight once the wall is up and wet it could sag. place wire on other side of frame. place frame on wall. remembering that pvc pipe will need to run across the top. Place half barrel at one end of wall with pump, pvc pipe goes up and across with small holes drilled very inch for spray. plug end of pipe. We used fiberglass sheets across the bottom to return water to pump and barrel fastened to the bottom of the wall with wire in the shape of a u Hubby hard plumbed water to barrel with a toilet float for water to refill as needed. Large fans were placed in walls opposite water wall blowing out. this pulls air through the wall cooled and filters it across the barn. I place one cup of bleach in barrel twice a week for bacteria and this is our third year with the wall. Our barn stays 75 at 105 outside and our barn is not insulated. The commercial and the show buns seem to enjoy the cool air and have not had any problems with it. It really is not as complicated as it sounds.
If you have any more questions please feel free to ask. Barbara All Seasons Rabbitry & Supply