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  • Portable Water Heater for a Hot Tub or Pool

    I upgraded the unit a little. I put a basked on for the propane tank. Now moving the unit is so much easier . I put a Camplux 10L on instead of the 5L . I wanted to have a digital reading and a more powerful heating system. It is 68000 BTU max Enough to heat a medium size above ground pool. I figured out that I needed screening for the pump so that foreign objects don't get caught in the pump. A timer for the 20 minute shut off. The timer is set at 19 min on and 1 min off in a loop. the heater continues working without resetting. I also put a garden hose bypass on the unit so you can either use a hose or the pump. It took a while the pumps were the worst part. But I think this unit is a performer.

    I used a timer 19 min on 1 min off then back on

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  • Portable Water Heater for a Hot Tub or Pool

    Mine is over heating and comes back as it cools. I am using the reinforced vinyl tubing.

    Everything seemed to work well then the Flojet motor kept overheating every 15 minutes and stopping for about 15 minutes. Going to try the Camplux motor next. This whole project is a great idea if I can get it to work right. Any other suggestions.

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