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oil man Mike

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Beckett conversion
« on: April 09, 2013, 09:02:41 pm »
Hello forum

I just bought a beckett oil furnace and I'm looking to convert it to run off used oil. does anyone have any tips or pointers for stuff to change in the unit.
any input is greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

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Re: Beckett conversion
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2013, 09:53:42 pm »
Greetings oil man Mike!

Sounds like you started out with a nice system to do a siphon conversion. 

I'm not sure on how much research or knowledge you have on the conversion process.  Have you decided on a pressure or siphon system?

If siphon, check out these builds.  They are boiler conversions, but the burner conversion process will be the same for forced air.
Doug's conversion:
http://wasteoilheaterforum.com/index.php?topic=102.0

Russ' conversion:
http://wasteoilheaterforum.com/index.php?topic=208.0

The CK burner conversion kit works well and is what both projects above use:
http://www.ckburners.com/

Let us know if you have questions. 


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Re: Beckett conversion
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2013, 07:18:12 am »
Mike,
 Welcome to the forum. I'd like to add these to your search. The first one is the one that got me convinced that I could heat with waste oil. The second is a youtube video of his new and improved furnace design of the first one he built.

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24280

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7WdiGAuX9s

You can't put it on the internet if it isn't true!

http://wasteoilheaterforum.com/index.php?topic=102.0

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Re: Beckett conversion
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2013, 09:00:05 pm »
Geez Russ,


 Hope we didn't scare Mike away.
You can't put it on the internet if it isn't true!

http://wasteoilheaterforum.com/index.php?topic=102.0

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Re: Beckett conversion
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2013, 09:17:39 am »
Hmm... maybe?

Hope not.  :)