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Project by easiersaidthandone posted 12-28-2012 01:55 AM 744 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this a couple of years ago for my portable heater that I got as a christmas present. The heater worked great for my garage shop but was always running out of propane supplied by the two small cylinders held on the sides of the unit. Then I saw where a special hose could be used to connect the heater to a 20# propane tank. So this solution was devised to hold the tank out of sight and make the whole thing movable around the shop on casters.





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#1 posted 12-28-2012 02:29 AM

Good idea

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 02:43 AM

Like that idea! I’ve been looking at those heater for the last couple of years. I was wondering how well it works for you in your garage. Does it warm your work area enough and how long does that 20 gallon tank last?

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 03:08 AM

It works pretty well. I usually turn it on for about 20 minutes to warm the garage up before I start working in the evening. I usually have to exchange the tank twice during the heating season. I would say on average I use it once or twice per week during the winter. It probably wouldn’t be economical to run it constantly.

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 04:33 AM

Nice solution

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 05:23 AM

Great idea, problem solved

-- Norman

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