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  • #63550
    canuck111
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    I have designed and been using a water heater off grid for over 4 years. The original worked great for the past 4 years but the new and improved model is even better. I will post some pictures and try and answer all questions for any and all who want to build one. I can’t seem to upload pictures so ask me a question and send an e mail that i can send you pictures and instructions on the building of it.

    #68262
    WrethaOffGrid
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    Canuck111, send me the pictures and I’ll upload them for you…

     

    wretha(at)gmail(dot)com

     

    and yes, I would be interested in info about this :)

    Wretha

    #68336
    hkalan
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    Hello,

    I recommend a tankless LPG water heater !

    I use one with a DC fresh water pump. The ignition is also DC powered from the battery bank. Some are using 2 D size batteries. Very simple !

    This is how they work.

    [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="496"]Tankless LPG water heater How a Tankless LPG Water Heater Works[/caption]

    #68348
    beast
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    several years ago i built a woodfired water heater from 2 used hotwater tanks
    it outperformed every gas or electric heater ive ever had
    when i finally manage to go back totally off-grid, ill build a new one and use it

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