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    bbq heater

    made this out of leftover copper pipe from a bathroom reno. oh yeah and an old bbq. started it today pool is at 70.[attachment=0:9fmx3mqi]DSC_1370.jpg[/attachment:9fmx3mqi]
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    Re: bbq heater

    NICE!!

    Let us know how it runs.
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    That's awesome!

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    3 and a half hours later pool is at 75

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    Re: bbq heater

    How big is the pool? What is the daytime outside temp?

    Since that pool water goes directly through the pipes, what is your pH?
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    Re: bbq heater

    I also have to wonder what the cost per BTU is compared to a pool heater.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christian
    I also have to wonder what the cost per BTU is compared to a pool heater.
    True, but can your pool heater also cook hamburgers...I think not. :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by superman0604
    Quote Originally Posted by Christian
    I also have to wonder what the cost per BTU is compared to a pool heater.
    True, but can your pool heater also cook hamburgers...I think not. :P
    Oh don't get me wrong, I think it's inventive and cool! I'm just very curious how efficient the conversion is.

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    Hmmm... with all that copper, I wonder how long before you start seeing green hair
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    its a 18' 52" deep pool. i wanna set it up so i can heat it and cook too lol

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    it was 79 here today, its almost 7 here and the pool is almost 77. still on first propane tank. i kept the temp about 450 havent checked my ph lately

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    That's cool, keep reporting back about issues please, better to have tried and poss stubbed your toe, than to have to swim in cold water!!! Bein' a blonde, I am curious about the green too? Any blondes in the family??? If not, can you throw some neighborhood kids in there for a day and report back??

    Reminds me of a moonshining worm!!!
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