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Old 08-09-2019, 11:01 AM   #1
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Let's see your heat source (Canadians)

Looking to see what everyone's doing for heat sources here in the great white north. I understand that you need heat in the south but it's nothing like the sub artic tempatures we have up here. So let's see pics

Here's picture of my well insulated bus
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Old 08-09-2019, 12:06 PM   #2
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Looking to see what everyone's doing for heat sources here in the great white north. I understand that you need heat in the south but it's nothing like the sub artic tempatures we have up here. So let's see pics

Here's picture of my well insulated bus
interesting question - I have the choice of 3 propane furnaces out of campers or motor home, a wood stove, a catalytic propane heater that over heats my insulated 20x20 work shop in -20 weather, and a 27,000 BTU industrial space heater so I should have no trouble heating my yet to be acquired bus, but I'd like it warm enough to be toasty inside at -40, but not be cooked out - I'll be interested to see what you decide on and how it works
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Old 08-09-2019, 12:10 PM   #3
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I'm thinking wood stove, I will be going back to west coast some day when my work contracts up. Thought about propane but then I'd have to buy it haha. Logically propane is way to go but I hate propane.
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I'm thinking wood stove, I will be going back to west coast some day when my work contracts up. Thought about propane but then I'd have to buy it haha. Logically propane is way to go but I hate propane.

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I'm thinking wood stove, I will be going back to west coast some day when my work contracts up. Thought about propane but then I'd have to buy it haha. Logically propane is way to go but I hate propane.
Check your insurance, seems they frown upon wood stoves.
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Old 08-09-2019, 02:31 PM   #6
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Of course they do lol but **** them
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Of course they do lol but **** them


according to what I've read, a wood burning stove installed in a fashion that meets underwriters specifications is accepted by some insurance companies - other companies nix the idea, period
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Old 08-09-2019, 02:42 PM   #8
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What they don't know won't hurt them. Far as they are concerned it's a normal motor
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That works fine if all you want is a piece of worthless paper to show LEO when pulled over. When you find you actually need the insurance is when you find out the insurance company says "F**k Him, he has a wood stove that's not covered". Fight all you want that it is unrelated to any issue, good luck winning against the insurance company, they are beaten often.
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according to what I've read, a wood burning stove installed in a fashion that meets underwriters specifications is accepted by some insurance companies - other companies nix the idea, period
I saw a YouTube video tour of someoneís bus that seemed to indicate this. No idea what insurance company
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