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Old 2015-08-26, 11:58am
saqueeb saqueeb is offline
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Originally Posted by beadnsprite View Post
I bought one of those mailboxes and I've been wanting to make it. The heating element and controller have me stumped. Not sure where to get and what to get. Any help on that info.

the element i found at a thrift store it is a 240v 5400w element but on 120v it runs at ~1400 watts so that is perfect for my needs. you want to find a 120v coil or even a stove burner as close to 1500 watts as possible.

the controller is just a PID Temp controller and a SSR (solid State relay) i got off of ebay they are very easy to use. and put together.
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