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Nope.
You can be certain it wont be producing CO, they dont go wrong like that.
Neither do unvented natural gas heaters either.

It doesnt work like that. You dont get people dying like that with unvented natural gas heaters.
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wrote:

Really? I guess the EPA, CPSC and the American Lung Assn. really don't have a clue...
Selected quotes from: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/466.html
"How many people are unintentionally poisoned by CO?
Every year, over 200 people in the United States die from CO produced by fuel-burning appliances (furnaces, ranges, water heaters, room heaters). Others die from CO produced while burning charcoal inside a home, garage, vehicle or tent. Still others die from CO produced by cars left running in attached garages. Several thousand people go to hospital emergency rooms for treatment for CO poisoning. "
Never use gas appliances such as ranges, ovens, or clothes dryers for heating your home.
Never operate unvented fuel-burning appliances in any room with closed doors or windows or in any room where people are sleeping.
--------------->>
Selected quotes from: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/coftsht.html
" Carbon monoxide (CO) is produced whenever any fuel such as gas, oil, kerosene, wood, or charcoal is burned. If appliances that burn fuel are maintained and used properly, the amount of CO produced is usually not hazardous. However, if appliances are not working properly or are used incorrectly, dangerous levels of CO can result. Hundreds of people die accidentally every year from CO poisoning caused by malfunctioning or improperly used fuel-burning appliances. Even more die from CO produced by idling cars. Fetuses, infants, elderly people, and people with anemia or with a history of heart or respiratory disease can be especially susceptible."
In part:
DO choose appliances that vent their fumes to the outside whenever possible, have them properly installed, and maintain them according to manufacturers’ instructions.
DO read and follow all of the instructions that accompany any fuel-burning device. If you cannot avoid using an unvented gas or kerosene space heater, carefully follow the cautions that come with the device. Use the proper fuel and keep doors to the rest of the house open. Crack a window to ensure enough air for ventilation and proper fuel-burning.
DON'T sleep in any room with an unvented gas or kerosene space heater. --------------------------->>
Selected quotes from: American Lung Assn. http://www.lungusa.org/site/apps/s/content.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b4706&ctg136
Nearly 300 people die every year from carbon monoxide exposure related to residential combustion appliances, and thousands of others become ill or seek medical attention.
Any fuel-burning appliance that is not adequately vented and maintained can be a potential source of CO, including:
gas appliances (furnaces, ranges, ovens, water heaters, clothes dryers, etc.) fireplaces, wood and coal stoves, space heaters charcoal grills, automobile exhaust fumes, camp stoves, gas-powered lawn mowers, and power tools ------------->>
Do whatever you want in your home with your family, personally, I wouldn't dare take the chance of running an unvented gas appliance that was designed and manufactured to be vented.
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Nope, just you.

In fact none of those are from unvented natural gas room heaters, which might just be why they are allowed.

Completely irrelevant to what was actually being discussed.

Not from unvented natural gas room heaters they dont.

Mindless pig ignorant silly stuff that doesnt explain why unvented natural gas room heaters work fine.

Mindless pig ignorant silly stuff that doesnt explain why unvented natural gas room heaters work fine.

General waffle. Pity about unvented natural gas room heaters.

But in practice that doesnt actually happen with unvented natural gas room heaters.

But in practice that doesnt actually happen with unvented natural gas room heaters.

Irrelevant to what is being discussed.

Have fun explaining unvented natural gas room heaters.

Have fun explaining unvented natural gas room heaters.

In practice those that dont do that with unvented natural gas room heaters dont actually die like flys.

In practice those that do that with unvented natural gas room heaters dont actually die like flys.

Pity about the earlier 200 claim.
Pity about the fact that it doesnt happen with unvented natural gas room heaters.

From over eating in spades.

Mindless pig ignorant silly stuff that doesnt explain why unvented natural gas room heaters work fine.

Your pathetic neurotic hangups are your problem.
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Turn on the AC if you dare to bake Christmas cookies? :-)
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Sure they do. Any combustion appliance is capable of producing CO given the right circumstances. If it burns carbon containing fuel, it's possible to malfunction into producing CO.
My mother was on a coroner's inquest about someone who died from CO poisoning.
Because of dustbunnies obstructing a natural gas appliance's air supply.
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Pity those circumstances dont occur in real life.
And you're welcome to add a CO sensor if you're that neurotic anyway.

Mindless pig ignorant waffle. Have fun explaining why its so rare with unvented natural gas room heaters.

Easy to claim. Hell of a lot harder to actually prove.
And it wouldnt happen with a dryer anyway, they have fans that most natural gas appliances dont.
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Now it's "so rare" instead of never? Who's waffling now?

Proving what went wrong is what coroner's inquests _do_, and that's exactly what they did.

Not if the lint filter has been allowed to clog, or, a misplaced sock ended up where it shouldn't.
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Nope, the never was people DYING from the CO.

You, as always.

Wrong. Most of the time its nothing like proof.

Easy to claim. Hell of a lot harder to actually prove.
There's really only one way to prove that 'dustbunnies' claim, do some test with and without the 'dustbunnies' while measuring CO levels, and they didnt actually do that.

Wrong, as always. Those are AFTER the burner, stupid.
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You weren't on this coroner's jury, you don't know when or where it was held, and you're asserting what they did or didn't do?
In fact, it's _exactly_ what they did.

So what? Restricting the goesouta is exactly the same as restricting the goesinta - reduced airflow, incomplete combustion -> CO.
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Dont believe it.

So it doesnt affect what the burner gets, stupid.

Wrong, as always.

Wrong as always when its the OUTPUT thats restricted.

Fraid not.
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That's okay, you're ignorant of chemistry too.

Of course it does. If the outlet is plugged, nothing comes in the inlet either - affecting what the burner gets.
You really are thick, aren't you?
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Lying, again.

Doesnt happen with a dryer.

Wrong again with a dryer that aint sealed or anything like it.

Wrong again with CO.

No need to ask if you are a pathetic excuse for a bullshit artist.
The answer is obvious.
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Rod is wrong. He's also a "tar baby". The more you respond to him, the more you get covered with tar. Drop it already! He is not educatable, and he doesn't want to be.
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wrote:

Like hell it doesn't!
Rod, even *you* can't be that stupid, can you?
Wait... I retract my question. What in the hell was I thinking?
You are the biggest jerk to ever grace these two newsgroups with your inflated ego, to this very day. You should be so proud!
You are stupid. Incredibly stupid. Exponentionally stupid. You redefine stupid. You are flamebait to the googolplex. Come Christmas, you could make a fortune on eBay, selling dim bulbs and freshly tatted doilies.
Now go soak your head, and don't forget to flush!
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Some gutless fuckwit desperately cowering behind
pathetic excuse for a troll that any 2 year old could leave for dead.
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On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 00:24:11 -0800, ~^Johnny^~

Out of curiousity, I plugged "rod speed" into a google/groups search.
http://groups.google.com/groups?q=Rod+Speed&start=0&hl=en &
Apparently, the pattern displayed by RS here is a way of life for him. I had to page through about 500 subjects before finding a post that wasn't slamming the dufus...
Four words hold the key to ridding ourselves of a pest such as RS:
Don't Feed the Trolls
This type of outrageous behavior is all he lives for, take away his food supply and he'll either shrivel up and die or at least go elsewhere for his perverted sustenance.
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Some gutless fuckwit desperately cowering behind
to bullshit its way out of its predicament and fooled absolutely no one at all, as always.
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I usually ignore his drivel, but as a retired appliance mechanic, stupid statements like his really irk me.
First, he wrote:
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So it doesnt affect what the burner gets, stupid.

Wrong, as always.

Wrong as always when its the OUTPUT thats restricted. -----------
Then:
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Doesnt happen with a dryer. -----------
He richly deserved a flaming.
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Some gutless fuckwit desperately cowering behind
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On Wed, 16 Nov 2005 05:59:39 -0000, snipped-for-privacy@nortelnetworks.com (Chris Lewis) wrote:

At first I thought Mr. Speed was simply misinformed, then someone mentioned "troll", then, the more he writes, I think "idiot", then it dawns on me that poor Mr. Speed has been inhaling way too much CO, his brain function is reduced to a point where all he can do is parrot phrases such as, "But in practice that doesnt actually happen with unvented natural gas room heaters" and "Have fun explaining unvented natural gas room heaters."
I wonder if the damage is permanent...
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