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Old 11-24-2007, 06:52 PM
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I'm going to move my compressor outside next spring - too much firewood stacked to move it now.

I am going to place a flat strip heater below the compressor itself wired to a line-voltage thermostat which will also be same enclosure as the whole compressor. Support the actual compressor unit on spacers so as not to crush the strip heater, but shim as needed to make sure the heater is touching the compressor crankcase.

I've purchased these small strip heaters from Grainger in the past and used them under the right angle worm gear reducer I used when I used to build powered gates and openers for private properties.
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