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New and have questions!
« on: March 12, 2018, 09:25:44 pm »
Hello everyone im new on here and to oil burners. I right now heat with wood its alot of work to get ready for winter and it really down heat alot unless u pay for really good wood. My plan was to build a bigger wood burner that will have pipes and a fan to push some major heat. Well heres the thing im hearing is a waste motor oil burn would put out more heat. Since i already work on cars and have 14 gallons of used oil why not make a wood/oil burner! I dont want any electric spraying style oil burn just a gravity drip oil heater how can i make 1 cheap? I can weld and fab just need some kind of plan! Here is a pic of what i want to turn into a wood oil burner.


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Re: New and have questions!
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2018, 09:31:32 pm »
Sounds like a plan Tbggyoutube, turn some of that oil into heat!  I don't have any good info to contribute to building a drip system, but browse around the forum and I think there are a few threads with some nice drip systems.

Best of luck with your project and stay safe!

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Re: New and have questions!
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2018, 05:53:29 pm »
The problem is that i dont want to use any power just what ever air that could be drawn through. Here is the idea of what im thinking to build with some 2.5 or 3 inch air intake on the bottom. My barrel stove sucks alot of air and sounds like a train so it will pull some real air.


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Re: New and have questions!
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2018, 08:00:17 pm »
For sure, thats the beauty of a drip system, no power required!

Check out some of the threads here:
http://wasteoilheaterforum.com/index.php?board=12.0

and here:
http://wasteoilheaterforum.com/index.php?board=5.0

Maybe you can get some ideas from others that have gone down this road before.

Good luck!

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Re: New and have questions!
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2018, 08:13:16 pm »
Ya been through most of them didnt see anything like i want.

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Re: New and have questions!
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2018, 06:50:14 pm »
 I don't see where using no electric is a problem. There's a lot of drip heater that don't use power.


 Are you wanting to build a heater similar to this style?

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYxtNRKj1Es&list=PLuex1gs8VmeOv6Pk-BAyxh0iuRzBWzPyT
« Last Edit: March 17, 2018, 08:12:24 pm by doug »
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: New and have questions!
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2018, 08:05:23 am »
a drip stove with oil tank so close as in your picture will be hard to control, as oil gets warmer it will flow faster, i would think you would want oil reservoir further away from heater to try and get more of controllable flow and not affected by rising temps of the heater