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Trombonic radiator has another radiator
stored inside it, effectively doubling the
distributing surface area when it is pulled
out. This reveals its extra tubing like a row
of trombone pipes.
||I think that the amount of seals required would make this impractical.
||I knew that someone wouldn't be able to resist the temptation to make a seal joke.
||Impractical? - I shall take that as a compliment.
||What a beautiful noise!
Matt(e) Black (wonders how he is)
||This would not be difficult to do, as
long as water doesn't have to circulate
through the extended pipes. Instead,
the radiator is watertight has grooves
or holes which contain a series of heavy
copper rods. When the rods are
extended, the water circulation remains
the same, but the rods will carry the
heat away faster and increase radiance.
||Alternatively, a fan blowing over the
radiator would increase the amount of
heat it dissipated, up to the point where
the water leaving the radiator was not
||Alternatively, there could be fins that fold out, like a cockatoo's crest, or a venetian blind, effectively increasing or decreasing the surface area.