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Old 03-09-2011, 11:00 PM   #1
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I have have a dayton heater i bought at an auction with a tank . i put a new regulator and line on it . after it runs 10 mins or so the regulator ices up and it starts acting up. would like if some one could stear me in the right direction to fix the problem

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How big(in gallons) and how full is the tank? What size is the heater. Sounds like liquid LP is being drawn into the reg.

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How big(in gallons) and how full is the tank? What size is the heater. Sounds like liquid LP is being drawn into the reg.
Its just a small bar b q bottle and its 2/3 full. But it did it full and close to empty.
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Its just a small bar b q bottle and its 2/3 full. But it did it full and close to empty.
I think its a 5 gal tank
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The heater is using more gas then that bottle is intended to supply. You need a larger bottle.
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The heater is using more gas then that bottle is intended to supply. You need a larger bottle.
It came with that bottle and it fits in the back side. Couls. There be anything else you can think of. Cause I've hooked it up to a 100# bottle and the hose and regulator still ice up.
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Is it possible it was NG and someone converted it to propane or vice versa and there is a regulator/orifice issue now?
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Is it possible it was NG and someone converted it to propane or vice versa and there is a regulator/orifice issue now?
So do ya think I should take the orifice out and get one of the oposite
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Take the orifice out and see what size it is. Then check a gas chart to see if its the right size.

Does the bottle sweat?

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