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Old 10-19-2010, 11:24 AM   #21
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Re: Lets talk heating again.......

We're already down to the teens and it wont get better for the next 5 months or so. Going down the road we are good. Its the sitting overnight thing that has me thinking. I have good insulation except for al the windows. The roof is factory too, I surely dont have any desire to attack that. We will have insulated curtains over the windows so that will be of help too.
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Old 10-19-2010, 11:31 AM   #22
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Has anyone tried electric radiant floor heat? If you have a well insulated bus it may work here are some things I know about it. A 2x20 foot section will use 4 amps @120 volts for 480 watts full out, thermostticly controlled , very quiet and no hot spots in the bus . I know the draw backs is how much power we can carry and retain while boondocking, but while in a park it woould be very fisable. Any thoughts?

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Old 10-21-2010, 02:22 AM   #23
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Smitty, Your best bet for finding out about wood at Quartzsite would be to ask over at Escapees or IRV2.
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Old 10-26-2010, 02:47 PM   #24
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Re: Lets talk heating again.......

forgive me if i sound ignorant, but have you overlooked woodstoves for some reason? no ele. draw for all the heat and hot water you can use. i also ran some aircraft cable over it for drying clothes . i just run my smoke stack right out the window and pop in the sheet metal to fill in the gap in the window. wala! i can pull into a rest stop, slap in the smoke stack, and have a fire that lasts all night in like 10 min. my recommendation, small wood stove, decent chainsaw, and an axe.... unless you like bundling up and using a LOT of power or lb.
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Old 10-26-2010, 03:00 PM   #25
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I surely have not! That is probably the way I will go. I live in the land of wood heat and have heated with wood all my life. It sure will be a simple approach.
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:53 PM   #26
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I have to weigh the balance between practicality and money. We dont need to show up for concerts smelling like a wood furnace too. I've heated with wood long enough to know you are gunna smell, regardless. Tossing the wood stove idea and a Blue Flame type heater around for now...and possibly just using the Webasto.
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