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Saturday, July 29, 2023 Matt D. Connecticut

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Shade and Cool System for Pumpkin: Clamp Placement

The large white sheet has a clamp at each corner which includes two by the main vine and two more which are orange in this case and near the box fan. These provide some weight to hold the sheet in place, along with two on the handle of the fan. This is important to avoid blocking the back air intake of the fan as this would reduce the air flow around the pumpkin.

There is also a fan blowing up and at the stem which helps keep the stem dry and also lifts the sheet on this side of the pumpkin. The combination of both fans adds more air to aid in the cushion affect and help lift the sheet off the surface of the pumpkin.

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