[Discuss] Power Cable Needed

James Hukill EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Jan 6 13:57:21 PST 2012


IDK, I kinda like being close to the stuff we are now..
RadioHut/ClownStore(Norvak)/HarborFreight/HomeDepot/Pizza/PandaExpress/etc..etc...

But that's my 2cents..

On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> I guess what I meant by "no time" was a heck of a lot faster than the
> radiant heaters.  The new heater should work better and a lot quicker than
> what we have now.  But we don't have the budget, ventilation, or natural
> gas plumbing for anything large enough to really heat the space.  I would
> prefer to have natural gas dropped in and a commercial heater
> installed, but that is way beyond what we can afford.  Plus, hopefully we
> will outgrow our  space in 3-10 months and move to a better location.
>
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> *From:* Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *To:* Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN>; "EMAIL HIDDEN" <
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> *Sent:* Fri, January 6, 2012 12:35:47 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Discuss] Power Cable Needed
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>  Quick calc- roughly 13,000 BTU output- is that correct? If so, and
> depending on what one considers "heat the space" and "no time", you may
> want to reset your expectations. 1000 sq ft x 10' high ceilings with avg
> insulation needs a bit over 62,500 BTUs to raise the temp by 10 degrees
> F. (I'm just guessing at the dimensions of the space).
>
> http://www.heatershop.com/btu_calculator.htm
>
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> *From:* Kevin King <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> *To:* EMAIL HIDDEN
> *Sent:* Friday, January 6, 2012 9:16 AM
> *Subject:* [Discuss] Power Cable Needed
>
> I purchased a new heater for the space, but I need to make an adapter
> cable.
> Does anyone have an L6-30P connector or a cable with connector?  (Image
> Attached)  I can purchase all the parts from Jerrys, but it would be a $40
> cable.  For those of you about to ask why I don't just replace the
> receptical,
> the heater has a 20A connector, so I would have to downgrade the breaker
> to
> 20A.  Doing so would limit the usabiity of the outlet, plus we would
> leagally
> have to hire an electrical contractor to install.
>
> I purchased a 4000W 240V forced air heater.  I am hoping it will heat the
> space
> up in no time.
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