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Old 06-09-13, 09:01 PM   #1
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Is anyone using a marathon thermal storage tank? Just wonder how you like it? Does it have internal heat exchanger or is a external one needed for closed look glycol system? Thanks Gary

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Old 06-10-13, 11:06 AM   #2
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I've looked at them. I think a few people here are using them. The only thing I don't like about them is the price...
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Old 06-10-13, 10:11 PM   #3
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They are more expensive but I'm looking at replacing my regular water heater which is 12 and thought maybe I should replace the tank of my solar domestic heater right away since the tank is 7 years old. If I go Marathon I would think it is pretty much a lifetime tank. This domestic system I had installed which is 2 4x 10 ft helodyne panels. Then 4 years ago I built my 12 x 40 ft system for heating.
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Old 06-12-13, 10:23 AM   #4
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I think this is a cutaway of the unit. Don't know if it helps. I know Richard here use (sells) them.

http://tackyted.com/storage/solar/Wa...terCutView.jpg

BTW did live in Milwaukee for years before moving South 10 year ago. Do goto Iola in the summer for the car show.
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You have to be really careful with max temps from solar with this tank. It is not as high as a glass lined or SS tank.

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