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Old 09-02-2020, 09:27 AM
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Thumbs down Winter is just around the corner....

Not mine just thought it was cool...what do most of you use for heat?





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Old 09-02-2020, 10:09 AM
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Not mine just thought it was cool...what do most of you use for heat?
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Old 09-02-2020, 12:00 PM
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Well, not that I need one most of the time in the barn down here. And I just repurposed it for the heat source in my Kiln, but a small box stove that burns wood..
That is a cool idea! I like it...
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Old 09-02-2020, 12:25 PM
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I use diesel fuel furnaces in the house and shop. There's a small propane furnace in the car garage.
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Old 09-02-2020, 03:42 PM
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I have a natural gas central heating system but since my house has a monumental status and 3mm thick glass windows ( the wind blows inside as much as outside...) I use a wood stove to get some heat in the place... a lot of wood
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Old 09-02-2020, 03:47 PM
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Monitor heater in the shop, 200 US gallons lasted 3 years in Maine, keep it at 50 most of the time, can’t beat it for what I use it for. Homemade wood stove in the house, 4 to 5 cord a year.

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Old 09-02-2020, 05:43 PM
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Mini-split unit in the house. Keeps the place at 74F 24-7-365 for less than the old baseboard heaters cost to heat it in the winter. And they were never warm.



Four halogen lamps keep the shop at a decent "working" temp. Shop is well insulated. I have a window mount A/C that I could put in the shop for summer, but it seldom gets that bad.
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Old 09-02-2020, 07:07 PM
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The walls in my house and garage are 12" thick and made of Styrofoam blocks. Natural gas heats both. Not too expensive even in Minnesota winters.
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Old 09-02-2020, 08:21 PM
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Got propane radiant space heaters in the house. Shop is open on 3 sides, so not much use in having any heat out there. I do have a daisy head propane heater I will use when I have something I have to do out there, otherwise, I donít do much in winter. Spring and fall are about the only times I do anything outside. My old body canít take the heat and cold like it did when I was in my 20ís and 30ís.....
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