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like Judson said in one of his video, hey are putting larger motor to try to bring up the heat. it loud waste of gas for way too much hp than what you really need. JMO
 

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Using my existing heat exchanger I wonder if I can get away with a 2ht or if I'd still need the 3
go with the 3ht it does not work so hard and keep up with no problem. it better to have too much than not enough . don't forget when you do tile you are going to need a ton of heat to keep up
 

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Was just looking at the specs and the 2 has a slightly smaller footprint. That's why I would even consider it.
 

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it too small in my onion. the 3ht is a beast. tile take a lot of heat and the 3ht does it with easy. rearrange your van it will fit.
 

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Why spend $30k when you can pay less then $20k for a Amtex dragon or marine. As much hot water as you can make. Big burner.
 

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it too small in my onion. the 3ht is a beast. tile take a lot of heat and the 3ht does it with easy. rearrange your van it will fit.
do u need anything special from the D.O.T. when carrying propane im in NY just wondering how that works
 

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I don't know what is required in NY. but here in Florida I have had the lg in my truck for two years now. I be more worry about the gas to the tm imo. propane is safe if you installed it right and tight. you can also put a tank under the truck. and it can be very large. I think they are 80 lb tanks should last you at least 6 months, with a hx running for the pre heat.
 

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Using my existing heat exchanger I wonder if I can get away with a 2ht or if I'd still need the 3
Another option I am looking at.
do u need anything special from the D.O.T. when carrying propane im in NY just wondering how that works
Manchester Tank should be legal in NY. Dot approved. Same tank an RV uses. You should be able to get one off Ebay reasonable. http://www.mantank.com/products/rvproducts.htm
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You can get those same kero heaters form northern tool for 1500$ ... I have 2 ...work great.......
Safer than propane...im
Also use true kerosene not deisel and you cut out most of the fumes...

Nomad74's former Amtex dragon.

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That looks like an amtex what hapened with the fire..
Looks like the flow swich mal functioned??????
By the way i would rather have hx..but cant get the heat....
 

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Yeah .. wow no thanks
The 870 is worth every penny. More heat than you'll ever needs .. over 800 hours on the unit in less than one year with zero downtime


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