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Old 12-03-2018, 06:59 AM   #21
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If you vent a catalytic heater so the moisture is no longer an issue, you loose the efficiency gain they provide.....

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Old 12-04-2018, 01:31 PM   #22
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Yeah, that's kind of true also in having to open a window or two while you use it, too. But it sure is nice to sit in front of that thing when you want a warm spot.

As for buying the guy out, not me. He makes them one-at-a-time. And I wondered how you could shut off the outside vents when you were not using the heater.

I really love my wave6. I think the heaters are not perfect, but certainly can add to your portfolio of things that make camping comfortable.

I recall an old-timer here - 2airishuman: He installed two Platinum Cats in his 34-footer and remarked on how "toasty" he felt.

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Geez, whatever happened to "buy American". The guy makes a quality product from what I've been told.

As for shutting off the vents......The vents are tiny; less of an exit than a Suburban furnace.

A vented heating system is far safer and less hassle than a non vented one, especially one using propane; but you roll the dice however you want.

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New vented heater

If I were to use the new vented heater linked above. I might be able to tap into a stack already inside the closet and not need to create a new outlet. I think it is the black tank vent. Would there be any reason to not mix the two “gases”
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If I were to use the new vented heater linked above. I might be able to tap into a stack already inside the closet and not need to create a new outlet. I think it is the black tank vent. Would there be any reason to not mix the two “gases”
Mixing methane gas and a propane heater sounds like a recipe for disaster.
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Mixing methane gas and a propane heater sounds like a recipe for disaster.
Or a new heating source.
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Or having a front row seat in the middle of a rapidly expanding fireball.

Besides, why make it easy for holding tank stench to get into the interior of the trailer even easier???
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Actually, his design is better: He provides for fresh air intake as well as the exhaust line, so he is not burning inside air (which is a problem with the catalytics - they use your breathing oxygen.)

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