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DIY pool heater... #192636
02/20/10 04:25 PM
02/20/10 04:25 PM
NJwirenut  Offline OP
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Bergen County, NJ

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Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: NJwirenut] #192644
02/21/10 12:46 AM
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gfretwell  Offline

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I had one similar to that on my hot tub in Md. It was basically just 50' of copper tube in an oil drum. When I was burning coal it worked pretty well but far from efficient.
I got the coal free tho so I didn't care. I rescued a coal truck driver on I-270 one night and he dumped a bit over a ton of hard coal in my back yard a few days later as a thanks.

Greg Fretwell
Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: gfretwell] #192652
02/21/10 07:56 AM
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sparkyinak  Offline
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I reconized that model. It's the Git er Dun 2000. Classy

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Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: sparkyinak] #192653
02/21/10 09:35 AM
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Alan Belson  Offline
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Mayenne N. France
Jethro appears to have his head on fire.

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Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: Alan Belson] #192659
02/21/10 10:58 PM
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Wi/ Paris France { France for ...

Maybe so but that fire look not much smoke at all probly useing LP Gaz with burner nozzle in the bottom and aim upward.

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Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: frenchelectrican] #192661
02/21/10 11:47 PM
02/21/10 11:47 PM
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Kingwood, TX USA
Is the pump GFCI protected? And is the heater connected to the grounding grid?


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