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Old 01-19-12, 11:12 AM   #9
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This is my low tech hot water heater. I put some pipe in my wood stove and connected a small circulator pump up to it. It's controlled with a snap disk to turn it off and on. From there it's pumped into an old 60 gal. solar water heater.

Very nice setup! What are the inlet/outlet temperatures? I have been thinking about doing something like this with my woodstove in the garage and pumping hot water in to heat the house, like those outdoor boiler setups. I just wonder if that setup transfers enough heat to heat a house.
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