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oil burning space heater hookup

Post in 'DIY and General non-hearth advice' started by Rodney12345, May 7, 2013.

  1. Rodney12345

    Rodney12345 New Member

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    Hi, I recently got a oil burning space heater given to me and was wondering how to hook it up/start it??

    I will be using this in a shed outside. The only information I could get off of it is:

    Model 89B
    35000 BTU
    Guelph Stove Company
    Te.........?? Laboratories

    This unit is about 2' x 2' x 3'. Any help would be great or direction on where to find a manual.

    I can take a picture if that would help.

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  2. Rodney12345

    Rodney12345 New Member

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    i have been told i do not need electricity with this type of heater. Any suggestions ??
  3. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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    Is this an old unit? Is it vented? You'll want to be careful if it's an old stove. One of these nearly asphixiated me many years back. (though I think it was an old Sears unit) I woke up to a smoke filled room. The proper metering of oil is important and can get messed up if the unit is rusty.

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