Never again !

triumph david

Riding for 59 Years
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1976 t140 Triumph, 2006 Road King, 1982 Honda CB 900 C, 1973 Yamaha 360 Enduro, 1972 Corbin
The reason i was wondering is because i had a radiator repair shop one time that had one of those in it, it would run you out of there it worked so well no matter how cold it got. I always remembered how efficient it was, i have a wood heater in my shop now that was given to me right after i built the shop or that gas heater is what i would have now.
 

Wire-Wheels

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Riding for 49 Years
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2002 America, 2000 Legend, 1995 Sprint
I went with natural gas because it is availabe and the burner is fully vented to the outside. I have some lung difficulties. I cannot use a propane or wood stove due to my lung problems. I am installing a thermostat too. Should be done this week. ...J.D.
 

ChrisAnglophile

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T955i
It is rated at 50,000 btus if that gives you any idea. I don't know how to calculate that. I guess it depends on how cold it is outside. See the spec sheet on thier webside. I bought it from Northern Tool. ...J.D.

BTW: $420+ tax & shipping.
I can't see what all the Fuss is about. After your last ride before Winter Just,

Move it into the Bedroom , ......with all the other bikes !!.......ha.....ha...!

Chris
 

Wire-Wheels

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Once lived in a neighborhood when some bikers moved in. They kept all thier choppers in the living room & had a giant Harley eagle in the middle of the front window. That is when I decided that was no place for my family to live. ...J.D.
 

Wire-Wheels

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Riding for 49 Years
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2002 America, 2000 Legend, 1995 Sprint
The latest on this.project is we now have the gas line and electric power connected. As of today I pulled wire in for.the thermostat and test ran the unit. It puts out great heat ! I did hit a snag. The blower fan was shipped with a faulty bearing in the motor.. I talked to the manufacturer's warrenty people (very nice). They are shipping me a new motor under warranty. Today I decided while I am waiting for that motor, I am going to wire in a switch that will cut the unit off if the garage door is open. Project is coming along and should be done soon. ...J.D.
 
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Wire-Wheels

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I am definitely a wimp when it comes to cold. I was born and raised in Southern California. I moved to the inland desert part of the state where it gets in the low 20°f range. I freeze. But last summer it topped out at 119°f. I no longer am able to do the heavy work myself, but I am blessed to be retired from a career that included some heating and air and have $$ to fight back. ...J.D.
 
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CarlS

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Carl
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He couldn't show me cold, I'd freeze to death before he could show it to me. BGRIN
I hear you loud and clear!! Me too!

I am definitely a wimp when it comes to cold. I was born and raised in Southern California. I moved to the inland desert part of the state where it gets in the low 20°f range. I freeze. But last summer it topped out at 119°f. I no longer am able to do the heavy work myself, but I am blessed to be retired from a career that included some heating and air and have $$ to fight back. ...J.D.
JD, I, too am a wimp when it comes to cold. I am definitely a Florida guy. Anything below 60F is COLD!!
 

Wire-Wheels

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Riding for 49 Years
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2002 America, 2000 Legend, 1995 Sprint
I hear you loud and clear!! Me too!


JD, I, too am a wimp when it comes to cold. I am definitely a Florida guy. Anything below 60F is COLD!!
Well all you wimps. Fired up the new garage heater. According to my digital thermometer, with it 72°f. inside the shop, the discharge air coming out of the unit was 150°f. THAT should keep my old arthritic bones happy. Can now get my bikes, cars and other toys serviced in the winter so I can play with them all summer. The way it should be. I am a happy camper :D. ...J.D.
 
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triumph david

Riding for 59 Years
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Nov 25, 2013
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brookhaven
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david
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1976 t140 Triumph, 2006 Road King, 1982 Honda CB 900 C, 1973 Yamaha 360 Enduro, 1972 Corbin
Congrads, gotta have heat on the cold days, no fun when the end of your fingers hurt
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