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#192636 - 02/20/10 04:25 PM DIY pool heater...  
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#192644 - 02/21/10 12:46 AM Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: NJwirenut]  
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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.


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


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#192653 - 02/21/10 09:35 AM Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: sparkyinak]  
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Jethro appears to have his head on fire.


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#192659 - 02/21/10 10:58 PM Re: DIY pool heater... [Re: Alan Belson]  
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Alan.,

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

Merci, Marc


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



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