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  • Portable Water Heater for a Hot Tub or Pool

    Yes it wok well, but I have upgraded the heater to an 18L The units are much cheaper than the Campulx and can heat an 18 round pool a few degrees an hour. With the pool you will use a full tank of a 20 pound tank, but if you want to extend your season or a party and just a few degrees, this is perfect for that. If you have piped gas to your house this is a very reasonable alternative to a pool heater. Faster cheaper and new heater is stainless steel and can be bought on ebay for one hundred dollars. My nephew made it a permanent part of his pool with it integrated into his pool pump and mounted on a wall next to his pool. Make sure you cover it when not in use from the rain. The best pool heater super efficient and effective. The hot tub I heat from cold.That intex heater eat elect…

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    Yes it wok well, but I have upgraded the heater to an 18L The units are much cheaper than the Campulx and can heat an 18 round pool a few degrees an hour. With the pool you will use a full tank of a 20 pound tank, but if you want to extend your season or a party and just a few degrees, this is perfect for that. If you have piped gas to your house this is a very reasonable alternative to a pool heater. Faster cheaper and new heater is stainless steel and can be bought on ebay for one hundred dollars. My nephew made it a permanent part of his pool with it integrated into his pool pump and mounted on a wall next to his pool. Make sure you cover it when not in use from the rain. The best pool heater super efficient and effective. The hot tub I heat from cold.That intex heater eat electric and cant maintain the heat if you are in it. This heats the water and you can extend you soaking time all night if you want to. Enjoy building.

    You will love the heater and you did not get killed on the tub. They where 1300 last month for the 6 person. Here is a link for the heater 95.00 https://www.ebay.com/itm/5GPM-18L-Hot-Water-Heater-Propane-Gas-Instant-Tankless-Boiler-LPG/164352191355?hash=item2644276b7b:g:5fgAAOSwiUdfRIbD

    Careful of the prices on the intex tub prices right now. There is a slowdown of production of them in China so the price has about tripled. VmInnovation and companies like them took over the market and are marking it as a supply and demand. Basicly legal gouging.

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  • Portable Water Heater for a Hot Tub or Pool

    I used these clamps

    This setup is very popular and the heaters are from amazon and the 18L per our can cost you just over $100 that can heat a pool rather quickly

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  • 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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  • 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.

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

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