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Old 29 January 2013, 16:40   #11
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My workshop is freezing.... just fitted a couple of infra-red heaters.
Cheap to run and sealed in a glass fronted case they heat you and things in the workshop, but not the air around you so very little wasted energy. After a couple of days use im pretty pleased with them. We have a lot of dust and flammable stuff so for that they are ideal. Dont laugh but they are designed for heating horses!.....
yep apparently the heat given off is similar to the heat from the sun minus the uv so it makes them feel good too!
Industrial heaters | workshop heaters | patio heaters | church heating - energy saving tips
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Old 29 January 2013, 16:41   #12
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Why do you have to have a door open? I use mine in a 6 x 3 tent which works well (I guess that's fairly well ventilated!). Currently using a 6kg bottle which lasts three days running on the lowest setting. Really should get a bigger bottle!
Carbon monoxide.

Has yours got different settings? Mine's either on or off.
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Old 29 January 2013, 16:41   #13
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Burnin' propane produces buckets of moisture on cold metal surfaces.

3kw leccy heaters running in draughty, insulation free workshops burn the wallet.

Buy some thermals.
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Old 29 January 2013, 16:58   #14
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Carbon monoxide.

Has yours got different settings? Mine's either on or off.
Probably why I felt a bit light headed earlier!! Yer - mine has an adjustment valve on the back. Full on is too hot!
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Old 29 January 2013, 17:01   #15
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I will be spraying and gel coating so I guess infrared sounds good for local heat?

However a Baxi Brazillia sounds great too, I used to fit them many moons ago.....
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I will be spraying and gel coating so I guess infrared sounds good for local heat?

However a Baxi Brazillia sounds great too, I used to fit them many moons ago.....
Get your self an wood burner good for camping as well
http://wildstoves.co.uk/wood-burning...ng-camp-stove/
http://wildstoves.co.uk/outdoor-heat...heater-cooker/
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Old 29 January 2013, 17:38   #17
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If you have 3 phase we just bought a cheap 30Kw heater. It was about 300. The downside is..... We had to have the whole three phase system upgraded to run about 80 amps to run the heater. Upshot was the new wiring cost twice as much as the heater. Still its nice and warm for when you come down to do the hull!!!
Dude I will be down soon
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I'm still using a big kerosine burner, the hot air is clean, and dry, and the heat is vast, its like a jet engine .. bit too big for your space whisper .. this one is clean enough that I'd consider heating my open plan house with it if my boiler failed, .. it does kick off with a plume of unburnt fuel though which stinks a bit


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baxi was what I was thinking of , cheap to run too.

I used to fit them too ! , were you on the gas board ?.
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baxi was what I was thinking of , cheap to run too.

I used to fit them too ! , were you on the gas board ?.
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