I recently picked up a Dyna Glow 20,000 BTU wall heater. I would like to in
stall it at a hunting cabin (400 sq feet). The question I have is if I hoo
k it up to a 20 lb portable propane tank (outside with a line running into
the cabin) do I need to use a regulator like a gas grill. I'm thinking I d
o but I have no experience with anything like this and since I bought it us
ed it didn't come with a users manual so I thought I would check here.
On 7/27/2014 3:05 PM, JimmyDahGeek@DON'T_SPAM_ME_gmail.com wrote:
heater. I would like to install it at a hunting
cabin (400 sq feet). The question I have is if
I hook it up to a 20 lb portable propane tank
(outside with a line running into the cabin) do
I need to use a regulator like a gas grill. I'm
thinking I do but I have no experience with anything
like this and since I bought it used it didn't come
with a users manual so I thought I would check here.
If you have a model number sticker, that information
"should" be on the web.
A pound of propane provides 21,500 BTU, so you can
plan on your 20# tank lasting 20 hours, or 15 hours
for Blue Rhino tanks.
On Monday, July 28, 2014 6:57:27 AM UTC-4, Stormin Mormon wrote:
The other issue is whether the heater is designed to run on propane
or nat gas? If Ed's 10 PSI is correct, that's about 3x the pressure of
nat gas. Without modification, I don't think the heater is going to
be happy with the higher pressure.
On Monday, July 28, 2014 8:29:58 AM UTC-4, Stormin Mormon wrote:
Aye Carumba, you're right! Ed must have meant water column, not PSI and I
didn't catch it. So, the pressure units are as you say. But he's still
left with the issue that the pressures are different and frequently something
designed to be run on nat gas will require modification if it's going to
be run on propane. He needs to determine what fuel the heater is designed
to use. As you suggested, a good place to start would be finding the manual.
Inches, pounds, bleens, microfleems. It's all
Ask for the butcher for a pound of beef, and
he sets the scale for microfleems, and then
I get home and find the recipe asked for two
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