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    Can't Find Caddy Furnaces Anywhere

    So after quite a bit of research, I decided to purchase a new Caddy Advanced. This thing looks extremely efficient and propane is getting expensive. I currently have an 18-year-old furnace (with a relatively new blower) and thought it would be a good idea to keep it there as a backup while...
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    Fire Chief 1000 or Caddy

    I currently own a fire chief 1000 that I haven't installed yet. I came to the forum for advice on whether or not I should include a manual damper in the flue and found that there are some people having a lot of problems with them. Since I already have it, I'm tempted to give it a go, but I...
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    Looking for Max Caddy

    Can anyone point me to a dealer in the Pittsburgh area? I have contacted numerous dealers listed on Caddy's website and they do not carry.
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    Caddy wood add-on furnace help

    Hey all, We just bought a house in a colder climate and the heating system is a gas furnace with a Caddy add-on wood burning furnace. I'm a complete noob when it comes to this stuff so was hoping y'all could assist me in getting this running properly. I've started fires the past three days...
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    PSG Caddy wood/electricity furnace blower issues

    Good morning! I had a PSG caddy wood/electricity furnace installed 1 month ago and I'm really satisfied with it so far. Since yesterday I have a problem with the blower. When the blower is at speed 6, it doesn't work correctly and make a big roaring sound. Its look like that it doesn't push...
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    PSG Caddy or Newmac?

    Hi guys, I'm new here and looking for some help/opinions on wood-oil combination furnaces. This summer, my wife and I will be building a house and we will be going with a wood/oil combination furnace, with wood being the primary source of heat. We are currently stuck between 2 contractors, one...
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    Mini Caddy Firebox has 2" crack- repair?

    Hi, Back in 2009 with the help of many on this site I purchased a Mini Caddy. We've been happy with the furnace but this past season we developed an issue with the firebox near the door. A 2" inch crack has started from top left corner of the door extending outward to the left. Its out of the...