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Colorado B.S. Thread

Discussion in 'Colorado' started by Kappes03, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:04 AM
    dmurph1996

    dmurph1996 Beer me

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    Sororities can be WAY more intense. Just depends on which chapter.
    No idea what you're talking about, I'm a law abiding citizen :spy:
     
  2. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:13 AM
    Voltron4x4

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    This and that...
    The propane you burn in these heaters is clean burning like what you have on a stove top. You'll be fine but get a detector in there anyways. It's more about the propane burning up all the oxygen but they have a sensor for that and no worries in a garage.

    EDIT: They also add water vapor to the air so in a camper you have to be careful with mold. Wouldn't worry in a garage though.
     
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  3. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:14 AM
    thefatkid

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    After I finish the insulation I was planning on adding a forced air heater. Likely 220v for now. Run it off a smart thermostat so I can warm it up without going out there. Keep it steady at 40-45° the rest of the time.
     
  4. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:20 AM
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    My dad used to run one for about thirty minutes and it would heat the garage for hours with the doors closed. It had a safety switch that cut it off it the air quality was too low....
     
  5. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:32 AM
    Voltron4x4

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    This and that...
    If burning properly, they release water vapor and carbon dioxide which is less dangerous than carbon monoxide. The sensor is most likely an oxygen sensor, not a carbon monoxide detector. Thats why it's a good idea to have a separate carbon monoxide detector in case the burn malfunctions and in closed spaces to have some ventilation.
     
  6. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:34 AM
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    Stuff and junk and things...
    I put this little guy in my 3 car, works well and has a built in thermostat that I set to lowish if I'm going to be in the garage working for a few days in a row.

    The price jumped a bunch from when I bought it 2 years ago.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000AXEZV/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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  7. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:43 AM
    thefatkid

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    That is exactly what I was looking at. I figured the 5kwatt is undersized but I don't want to kill all my service to the garage to run the demand of a 10k even the 7k leaves little room for a compressor to run. I'll supplement with my Kerosene heater to bump the temp up and run the electric to hold it stable once at 65ish.
     
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  8. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:50 AM
    odomandr

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    He mainly ran it so the rest of the house didn't require anything additional on cold days. A garage can let out a lot of heat and let in a lot of cold. If detached a bit of a different story
     
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  9. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:51 AM
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    Yup and I put mine on the ceiling blowing towards the work bench and me. It also happens to be blowing down a wall so if running over night circulates air and warms the entire space.
     
  10. Dec 16, 2020 at 7:52 AM
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    Tim’s garage gets so warm he does most of his shock rebuilds in the nude...

    or so I’ve been told...

    :anonymous:
     
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  11. Dec 16, 2020 at 8:04 AM
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  12. Dec 16, 2020 at 9:35 AM
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    I guess I've been lucky dropping off and picking up.... He did offer me a beer once, now that seems super suspicious
     
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  13. Dec 16, 2020 at 10:13 AM
    Wulf

    Wulf a̴̜̯̜̥̱̓̅͐̉ŝ̵̡̛̻̠̫̗͇̮̃̌̓̍͆̒̿͐̽̀̕͝͠s̵̡̳͒͌̎̄̓̉͛́͘ͅ

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    I drank the beer and enjoyed it. I don't remember anything weird happening though
     
  14. Dec 16, 2020 at 10:15 AM
    Wulf

    Wulf a̴̜̯̜̥̱̓̅͐̉ŝ̵̡̛̻̠̫̗͇̮̃̌̓̍͆̒̿͐̽̀̕͝͠s̵̡̳͒͌̎̄̓̉͛́͘ͅ

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    the ones I've used only have a thermal cut off switch.


    The heater I bought says you only need 1.5 sq ft of ventilation when using the heater and my garage is not sealed so I haven't been too worried about CO with a side door just cracked open
     
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  15. Dec 16, 2020 at 10:18 AM
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    I drank the beer too, he offered it.

    Remember being the key word?
     
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  16. Dec 16, 2020 at 10:25 AM
    Wulf

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  17. Dec 16, 2020 at 11:22 AM
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    Insulating will make a HUGE difference. Even without a heater. But unless you have a plan for cooling, it also tends to hold heat in the Summer as well. I use a medium? size Heater Buddy and it will heat the area I need very well pretty quickly. It seems to heat the entire garage somewhat as well. I have a three car garage, so it's not small. I bought the best insulation I could for BAT and the fiberboard for the doors.

    I'd stay away from electric heat if possible. Electric heat is literally a controlled short and a fan thrown in if you're lucky. Costs a lot to run electric heaters. Fine for small spaces but not a garage really. I've used them for spot heating in the garage on really cold days back in the day. I like the ceramic disc heaters for electric. The Heater Buddy's use a ceramic disc as well but use gas for the heat source. They are really cool and safe. Used one in my truck bed and Softtopper. No venting except the small gaps in the Softtopper. You can get a connector to connect to a 20# propane tank as well.
     
  18. Dec 16, 2020 at 11:33 AM
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    Deathbysnusnu Work is just a daily detour to happy hour.

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    I use a 220V oil filled heater in my un-insulated garage and it heats the shit out of it. Costs less to run than the space heater I use for a few minutes a day in the bathroom.
     
  19. Dec 16, 2020 at 11:47 AM
    Voltron4x4

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    This and that...

    Have this one in the garage. Has the heat sensor and cuts off when its moved or falls over. Works well.

    https://www.ghpgroupinc.com/product-details/TT15CDGP.html
     
  20. Dec 16, 2020 at 11:59 AM
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    Stuff. Also things.
    I have a two car insulated detached garage that I heat with two dinky ass electric desk heaters. They were super cheap, have thermostats, and mercury switches that shut them off if they get knocked over. They’re an interim solution until I plumb in propane for a proper forced-air unit heater, but for my purposes, they kick ass. No problems whatsoever getting things toasty with the garage door closed, to the point that I can work at my bench in jeans and a t-shirt while it’s freezing outside and be perfectly comfortable.
     
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