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    You can fake out a thermister with this:...

    You can fake out a thermister with this: http://www.homerepairforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12365
    Have used it for years. You can fine tune the setback with a strip of velcro on the wall and the...
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    I don't know about the Monitor heaters but the...

    I don't know about the Monitor heaters but the Toyo's are currently rated at 87% per government regulations because they don't have condensate pumps. Before the regulations, if you look back at some...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vcrWyCVxAY&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vcrWyCVxAY&list=PLCTWwkybD4rtTlUDLqssu2Ro 01evmmcyw&index=1
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    Here is an update on the flair vs compression...

    Here is an update on the flair vs compression discussion. I always had problems with my flairs, very hard to make, some cracked and most leaked. It was just easier to use compression. I was...
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    Ordered. Thanks! Greg

    Ordered.
    Thanks!
    Greg
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    I also have a flue pipe question. I have an L73...

    I also have a flue pipe question. I have an L73 in the Livingroom. We are removing the carpet, underlayment and leveling the old 1860 floors. The new floor looks to be anywhere between 1-2" lower...
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    That is what I needed to know! Thanks. Greg

    That is what I needed to know!
    Thanks.

    Greg
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    Laser 30 Igniter

    Yesterday I removed a tired burner from my 30 and replaced it with a low hr unit and I intend to rebuild the one I just took out. When I reassembled and test fired, apparently I disturbed the old...
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    My tank is at 18" head. I set it up that way with...

    My tank is at 18" head. I set it up that way with a rotating laser. See images for tank and valve and filter.
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    Had to get the tank quite high to get that 18". The stand is cross braced and...
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    Hadn't thought of a manifold. Would have to wait...

    Hadn't thought of a manifold. Would have to wait until the tank is completely empty though. (And I would prefer not to shut down the entire house for as long as it takes to re-plumb and its...
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    Copper Fuel Line Capacity

    With this intense cold we have been experiencing this winter, I was thinking of installing another small Laser in the Kitchen.
    Here is my setup now: From the "gravity tank", 3/8" copper to a...
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    What I use is a Radon fan (rated 100% duty)...

    What I use is a Radon fan (rated 100% duty) exhausting basement air and draw in fresh air from a floor register on the 1st floor and close off the basement to the outside.
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    It helps to have a 40 gal. Fiberglass "Temper"...

    It helps to have a 40 gal. Fiberglass "Temper" tank in-line on the feed to the water heater. it evens out seasonal water temp variations.

    TechEditor
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    Insurance Company that will accept a Vented Kerosene Heater w/o penalty

    Finally found an insurance company that would accept my vented kerosene heaters, Preferred Mutual. As long as the heater had a thermostat, they were happy.
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    When my insurance company found out I removed my...

    When my insurance company found out I removed my octopus down cellar and was running a kerosene heater (Laser 73), they removed my water damage clause for frozen pipes (they didn't freeze last winter...
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    Given the small footprint, have you considered an instant on water heater rated for in floor heating?
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    Changes For Each Model L-30 versus L-300 ...

    Changes For Each Model
    L-30 versus L-300


    Single piece heat chamber and heat exchanger, just like the OM22/23.
    Exhaust stub relocated to the right. New hole will need to be done...
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    The plank "studs" are 1-1/2" thick

    The plank "studs" are 1-1/2" thick
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    1860 Timber Frame Exterior Bathroom Wall

    House was built in 1860. Re-doing the Bathroom. The exterior wall was original Horsehair Plaster, under Masonite wall board and drywall. Doing a complete gut and re-do. When I got to the lath and...
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    There were some days in the Alex Bay - Watertown...

    There were some days in the Alex Bay - Watertown area where the exhausts would ice up. Happened to my Laser 73 and at least a half dozen others that I know of. Combination of extreme cold and the...
  21. Running Soft Copper Fuel Line to Laser Heater

    Here is a tip that I learned the hard way on running a kerosene line with soft copper. To heat the new addition to my house I installed a Toyo Laser 30 that requires a feed from an external tank. I...
  22. Laser Intake Blockage from Snow from Roofs

    Was talking to my service man today and he told me he was running all over the county with service calls. The majority were from people shoveling off their roofs and dumping the snow on the Laser's...
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    Laser 73 Iced Up Intake, Smell in House

    Finally after 8 yrs of service the weather was just right that my L73's intake iced up and I got smell in the house. Called my service man and he said he was getting up to 8 calls a day because of...
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    It was a used unit and didn't come with one.

    It was a used unit and didn't come with one.
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    I added a picture.

    I added a picture.
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