Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-22-2011, 04:37 AM   #21
FF
Guru
 
FF's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 16,518
RE: Dickinson vs Sig Marine heaters

Let a tiny bit of fuel flow in to the pot , drop in a lit square of toilet paper .

The TP will absorb the diesel in the pot acting as a wick and she will light every time.

The only time I would turn the unit off during the winter was to clean the entrance pipe with the tool provided.

And I would vaccume it after securing in May.

The water in NYC stays cold in the spring , so it was easier to leave a hatch open at 65F daytime , and not restart for the 50F night temps from the cold water.

With our hydronic water circulation , and its slow response time , this worked best for us.

Weather the fan is used is never the question, it is the ability of the unit to function with zero electric that is of value.

Marinas are low on the list after a blackout , it can be a week , or more!
__________________
Advertisement

FF is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Does Marine Trader / Marine Trading still exist? 7tiger7 General Discussion 13 07-03-2015 05:52 AM
Dickinson Heater and Eco Fan Rob General Discussion 5 01-20-2011 12:59 AM
Marine Railways BornSailor2 General Discussion 2 01-02-2011 11:57 AM
Old Marine Trader BaltimoreLurker General Discussion 1 10-21-2007 07:21 AM




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012