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Old 01-05-2012, 12:32 PM   #31
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Might be good to post this in "Insurance/Registration" as well. There's a sticky "Typical RV License Requirements"
This stuff is always helpful.
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:31 AM   #32
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Might be good to post this in "Insurance/Registration" as well. There's a sticky "Typical RV License Requirements"
This stuff is always helpful.
Good idea... already did.
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Old 02-18-2012, 07:24 PM   #33
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Cannot find this heater online for specs... I was told (by seller) that this is a "no vent" inside heater? Will change natural gas to propane and try to use in bus... if safe? Anyone recognize this unit please chime in on info... Other pics are of floor plan (and yes, still pending final "will it work here?" ...
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Old 02-18-2012, 07:27 PM   #34
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Old 02-18-2012, 08:27 PM   #35
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Cannot find this heater online for specs... I was told (by seller) that this is a "no vent" inside heater? Will change natural gas to propane and try to use in bus... if safe? Anyone recognize this unit please chime in on info... Other pics are of floor plan (and yes, still pending final "will it work here?" ...
Looks like a Jotul.

http://www.jotul.us/en-US/wwwjotulus...ul-F-500-Oslo/

http://www.rubymountainhearth.com/st...jotulwood.html

There is one like yours on eBay. I believe they are the same. You should be able to go to Jotol website and download a manual. I think your stove is circa 1980's.
Jotul Gas Stove F3 CB?
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Jotul Gas Stove F3 CB? The question mark is due to I cant find an F3 CB with all the vent holes on the front like this one. They look exactly alike but mine has more vents on the front. May be an older F3 CB? It is missing the heat safe handle for the door but it works, looks good, the surface rust you see is from me transporting it will wipe clean as you know if you have had this type of stove before. Its a bit dusty but a little light cleaning with oil and you're set. I'll include the 3' gas line with the sale. This is a local pick up only as is and no returns. If you have any questions I'll do my best to answer them. Thank you for bidding!!!!
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Old 02-18-2012, 09:18 PM   #36
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You should send a copy of the pic to Jotul and see if they can tell you what model it is.
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Old 02-19-2012, 02:22 PM   #37
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You should send a copy of the pic to Jotul and see if they can tell you what model it is.
I will try that, and also see if they have a kit for natural gas to propane (orofice smaller with propane I think) Thanks for the Links Lorna...
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:08 PM   #38
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After sending photo to a few venders, come to find out it is a Jotul Classic 3 Vent Free, about 25-30 yrs old...
Also, after some more research, have decided not to use it in my bus for two main reasons: 1) It needs alot more air to circulate than you would think, and 2) the amount of moisture that will collect in the interior of the bus. Gonna look at other options, i.e. wood, vented propane, hydro, or...
Was still worth the $50 I gave for it, will be a good addition to the shop, whenever I get it built.
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:42 PM   #39
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Today I bought two new batteries, not like the ones that were in there, but none the less new. And yes, of course she fired right up! Woohoo! Took her for about a 12 mile ride down the hwy, after realizing I have to widen my driveway, at the top turn, again. She ran good, except for that side rear window I forgot to secure after taking it out for some inspection of metal... Nope! Did not break, and it fell inside which was good. I am having a friend help me find the air leak and tweak the cooling system. We should be ready for some service work after, i.e. change all fluids etc. So far, I think I have a good one...
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Glad to hear you got to go out on the road...it's always good
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