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Re: Your coldest soak?
« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2019, 01:17:14 pm »
Tomorrow may be my coldest soak ever, we will see.   My backyard weather - https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=KOHCOLUM189

I will definitely add chlorine tonight in case I don't get to the tub for a few days.

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Re: Your coldest soak?
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2019, 01:45:41 pm »
Growing up in Upstate NY you don't let the weather bother you to the point of hibernating until it clears up so I'm not sure what the coldest temp was that I went in.
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220, 221, whatever it takes!

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« Reply #17 on: January 29, 2019, 02:25:00 pm »
Chatting with my parents yesterday, dad cleared the driveway 3 times Monday, 7" total of snow. He's 79.
I think their high temp for Weds is showing a predicted 2 above zero- Just south of Midland, MI and well down the state from " up north".

Here in C Springs last night our low was 11 on the north end. My night work takes me outdoors between midnight and 4 am for a few checks and readings.... it felt quite hospitable ,,, No wind. Growing up in MI helps and much of Colorado feels like the banana belt in comparison. Low teen nights are easy when the daytime swing is into the 40's or better and this happens a lot. Sunday was 55, maybe warmer as the official temp for town, Monday was snow most of the day and a high of 24. Sometimes it works backwards .... lol. Mid winter sunny and 45 plus, I'll use the opportunity to get a coat of wax on my cars.  8)
My house showed 6 degrees at 7am and if not for grampa day care and some needed sleep before the kids were dropped off, I'd have tubbed today and at least recorded a respectable low temp soak.

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Re: Your coldest soak?
« Reply #18 on: January 29, 2019, 07:23:03 pm »
Supposed to hit -22 celcius tonight with windchill -35 celcius. Might try a dip before it reaches those temps. Lol

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« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2019, 03:06:40 pm »
At what point does your hot tub struggle to maintain temperature?  Lowest I've been in mine was 17 degrees and I lost about 2 degrees of temp in the 30 minutes or so I was in it.  I have a Marquis promise. 

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« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2019, 04:55:47 pm »
At what point does your hot tub struggle to maintain temperature?  Lowest I've been in mine was 17 degrees and I lost about 2 degrees of temp in the 30 minutes or so I was in it.  I have a Marquis promise.

We are going down sub zero tonight and if I were planning on using it I would go out this afternoon and set it on 104 maybe even 105. Itís a Caldera Geneva. Any tub will take a hit when itís that cold and open to the air. Jets will cool it faster and running the air pump for bubbles will cool mine fast at zero or below.

Mine has a roof above and in the winter I run a tarp around 2 sides away from the house as a snow and wind break. Wind is way worse than the cold IMO. A warm cap is a must below zero.

I would say at zero with a half hour soak I would loose about one degree f. 

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« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2019, 09:50:18 pm »
In Toronto and was going to go in last night but didn't want to fight the snow. 

It's -21 degrees celcius and preparing to go in now.

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« Reply #22 on: January 31, 2019, 04:41:16 pm »
I had -37 this morning in Sturgeon Lake Mn.

For me I preferred above 0 temps for soaking. But I think I have soaked in -20's. Been so long with no tub in my yard :(

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« Reply #23 on: January 31, 2019, 05:51:16 pm »
Well, be careful all.
It's not cold like that here at all but I'm always trying to be mindful of how easy slips and falls are.

If you clunked your head in those temps, you could lay there a while and be exposed to deadly temps in just minutes.

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Re: Your coldest soak?
« Reply #24 on: February 01, 2019, 06:20:56 am »
Got in last night at -24 degrees celcius. My coldest soak yet.

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« Reply #25 on: February 01, 2019, 08:07:41 am »
Got in last night at -24 degrees celcius. My coldest soak yet.

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« Reply #26 on: February 01, 2019, 09:21:20 am »
When i got home Wednesday night it was -2F, but the wind stopped, so I got my newest record for cold soak.   It helped that I have some new medicine that I found works best in the hottub, so I was out there 30 minutes.  I did put a hat on.

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Re: Your coldest soak?
« Reply #27 on: February 01, 2019, 12:48:27 pm »
At what point does your hot tub struggle to maintain temperature?  Lowest I've been in mine was 17 degrees and I lost about 2 degrees of temp in the 30 minutes or so I was in it.  I have a Marquis promise.

My tub the wind effects it more then the cold.  It can be windy and 20 or so out and my tub loses a few degrees.  If its cold and no wind it loses a degree or so in a half hour.  I've been sitting in my tub without jets more often lately.  Just enjoying the hot water and some good music

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Re: Your coldest soak?
« Reply #28 on: February 01, 2019, 12:50:42 pm »
I went in last night.  Was my coldest soak I remember.  5 degrees.  Was in for about 20 minutes

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Re: Your coldest soak?
« Reply #29 on: February 01, 2019, 02:05:43 pm »
Last night at the above posted temp I was in for about a half an hour and tub only went down one degree. Was pretty impressed

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