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Old October 12th, 2009, 08:48 PM   #1
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anyone ever build one. do you have a right up, how do you like it
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Old October 13th, 2009, 12:33 AM   #2
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anyone ever build one. do you have a right up, how do you like it
my cousin has built tons of them .. built a set up for his house and my uncles house.. and builds them to sell .. if you wana drive to custer kentucky to pick it up im sure he's build you a set up

he heats his house garage hot water and pool with it..

Ill see if i can get ahold of him and see if he has any more info..
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Old October 13th, 2009, 11:35 AM   #3
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my cousin has built tons of them .. built a set up for his house and my uncles house.. and builds them to sell .. if you wana drive to custer kentucky to pick it up im sure he's build you a set up

he heats his house garage hot water and pool with it..

Ill see if i can get ahold of him and see if he has any more info..
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Old November 7th, 2009, 05:16 AM   #4
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Built mine using a 400 gal., electrical transformer for the tank. Firebox is 30"diax 1/2" underground compressed gasline stub. Chimney stack- 1/2"x9" pipe. Handle is made from a leaf spring for tension on the door. All from the scrap yard. Got 300 feet of Pex off ebay for $150 shipped. Circulating pump $80-$90, aquastat, same price. It's great if you have wood access, firewood has gone up alot. I burn alot of trash and scrap in it too. I built a shed around it for now. Still plan to frame it up and insulate it with foam. I've seen guys have foam done for $400 or so.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 05:44 AM   #5
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there is another member on here that builds them too - he'll post soon - I'll try to remember his username too.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 06:10 AM   #6
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PM mpruitt4x4. He builds them as well. I don't think he has a write up but he may be able to get you more information.
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Old November 7th, 2009, 07:40 AM   #7
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Weigh out whether you want an indoor or outdoor one first. I thought of both, but went with an indoor wood boiler. I use much less wood than the outside ones, and I don't have to get all dressed up to go out and fill it. Using hardwoood, I can usually fill it twice a day with about 8 small logs.
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Old November 16th, 2009, 09:24 PM   #8
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yea i want an out door one, anyone else
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Old November 16th, 2009, 09:24 PM   #9
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Built mine using a 400 gal., electrical transformer for the tank. Firebox is 30"diax 1/2" underground compressed gasline stub. Chimney stack- 1/2"x9" pipe. Handle is made from a leaf spring for tension on the door. All from the scrap yard. Got 300 feet of Pex off ebay for $150 shipped. Circulating pump $80-$90, aquastat, same price. It's great if you have wood access, firewood has gone up alot. I burn alot of trash and scrap in it too. I built a shed around it for now. Still plan to frame it up and insulate it with foam. I've seen guys have foam done for $400 or so.
you have any pic
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Old November 16th, 2009, 10:27 PM   #10
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I'm also considering building one, to heat the house and the barn...was thinking of building a waste oil furnace to heat the shop, but the cost of the stove pipe makes it not really worth building, since I was interested in it due it costing me nothing to build it...an outside wood burner would solve that issue, along with adding a way to heat the house at the same time.
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Old November 16th, 2009, 10:27 PM   #11
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My cousins is built using an old propane tank.. has a hole in the door for air to come in with a valve on the intake tube.. the valve is thermostatically controlled based on water temp i believe.. it closes so you don't burn through all your wood so fast when the heat isn't needed.. the door i believe is cut from 1/2" steel. uses 110v circulatory pumps. the whole set up heats very well. He also covered the entire thing in what look like great stuff expanding foam but it comes in like R 134a cylinders and mixes in the hose.. im not sure what he used for hose but its also covered in the foam..
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Old November 17th, 2009, 02:16 AM   #12
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there is a pl,ace in hersey MI, that selles just the wood burning tank all the way up to full units at a fair price also sells parts.... found their ad in the misc ads in the back of the free auto/rv it was on the first page of the misc section
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Old November 19th, 2009, 06:49 PM   #13
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there is a pl,ace in hersey MI, that selles just the wood burning tank all the way up to full units at a fair price also sells parts.... found their ad in the misc ads in the back of the free auto/rv it was on the first page of the misc section
hey can you get me a name please
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Old November 27th, 2009, 12:45 PM   #15
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i have an outdoor wood boiler i'v been burning for 4 seasons with it now saves you alot of money in the long run but it is alot of maintence collecting wood all season for it but it is well worth it. it has well paid for it self already i put wood in it twice a day nice part with the outside boiler is you can burn any type of wood. good luck with your project.
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Old November 28th, 2009, 12:48 PM   #16
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i have an outdoor wood boiler i'v been burning for 4 seasons with it now saves you alot of money in the long run but it is alot of maintence collecting wood all season for it but it is well worth it. it has well paid for it self already i put wood in it twice a day nice part with the outside boiler is you can burn any type of wood. good luck with your project.
did you build yours or buy one
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i bought one a woodmaster great stove heavy duty ,i like the fact you can burn any thing in it,i run mine all summer too heating just water thats when i burn crap wood,if i spent half the money i payed for mine on an indoor stove,"aka" really nice stove i would use half the wood but i could not heat my water in the summer,and my insurance would be higher,if your burning propane a 5000$ stove wood pay for it self fast and you will get a warranty for 10 years. i figure if i can't fit it after 10 years it had aready paided for it self many times over
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Old December 1st, 2009, 10:50 AM   #18
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roger i may have two large tanks that i was going to use to build one i could get you. i was going to put one inside the other. from my quick mathmatics its was going to be just about right with the amount of water needed.
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