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Old 12-08-2007, 05:06 AM   #1
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Gents, In my past I have heated my shops with old Miller oil hot air trailer furnaces...but...they worked but not like I wanted.
With that said, in my new garage I'm thinking oil, hot water (Dowtherm or eqivilent) with old radiators...
Can anyone give me some feedback on the oil boiler reliability....being fired up intermittantly...from ice cold starts....used on weekends mostly.
Thanks, Al


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Old 12-08-2007, 11:05 AM   #2
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The shops I've worked in have usually used overhead propane blowers. There's nothing to freeze, they're simple, are cheap to install, and they heat the place up faster than a boiler system.


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Old 12-09-2007, 05:34 PM   #3
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Unless you fill the boiler,+ radiation with Antifreeze,....... It'll just Freeze solid, destroying the boiler,+ the radiation....

Other than that,....... It'll work Just Fine.........
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