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Old 09-23-2018, 10:17 PM   #131 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
I'm going to keep the heat pump. I installed a wood and coal furnace, to reduce winter heating costs I have a gas dryer that I don't use I will convert it over to propane this is more of an off grid thing and want to get a propane stove.
So far I have three 100lb propane tanks I bought used and had filled for the price of 1 new tank filled.
Then this year I plan on also getting a little wood stove or pellet burner for the other end of the house.
The only drawbacks to propane that I am aware of are a smell, and perhaps some soot. Both related to improper combustion. I expect that you will have that covered.

Propane is quite a bit more money than natural gas here, but I guess that's related to how much you use.

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