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beau

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2-3 gallons per hour? or 2-3 $s per hour? were at 1.5 gph on one of our trucks for both 25hp motor and #4 LG heater running full blast, and thats on propane
A tank runs me 9 hours and costs 25-30$ up here in Canada. 2-3 Gallons per hour would be like 12-15$ an hour lol.

So def not that kind of fuel use. Its like 3$ per hour tops.
 
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A tank runs me 9 hours and costs 25-30$ up here in Canada. 2-3 Gallons per hour would be like 12-15$ an hour lol.

So def not that kind of fuel use. Its like 3$ per hour tops.
thats not bad, there is this newb who bought a brand new 370 tm and he told my buddy he was averaging a dollar per hour for using gas to run his 370, I don't know how true it is but this is what he said.
 

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A tank runs me 9 hours and costs 25-30$ up here in Canada. 2-3 Gallons per hour would be like 12-15$ an hour lol.

So def not that kind of fuel use. Its like 3$ per hour tops.
If it was 12-15 an hour I wouldn't think about it lol
 

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My generator is pretty close to my extractor. But I always run a fan on my gen set. Haven't had any heating issues, even in 35-40c weather.
Can you send more pics of your setup. I’m looking to run a portable from a trailer
 

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I used car exhaust pipe. As you can see there is a tear in the metal. That was from it shaking a bolt till it jammed half out and I could not get it out to reset it. Ended up cutting my hand and just rage pulled the bolt out of the steel with vice grips lol.

Got better brackets and lock washers. Lesson learned. It's been solid since. Minus me not using lock washers the first time it's been perfect. It gets hot but not enough to melt anything.
Could send pics or explain your setup
 
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On Page three you can see the pictures i posted of my generator with the machine beside it. on Page 2 you can see the exhaust coming off the generator. I now have all my power washing equipment in the van so wont be any clear pictures for awhile lol
 
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