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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2009, 10:10 PM
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Just a few reasons why that is... 1) Economy of...

Just a few reasons why that is...

1) Economy of scale. Auto/truck heaters = large market. Aircraft heaters = small market. Auto heaters spread the fixed costs over millions of units per year. I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,271
Heating elements sold since 1992 = 70,000 Fires...

Heating elements sold since 1992 = 70,000

Fires = 0

Not sure how a fire would even happen. The heating elements themselves don't get hot enough to start anything on fire (150-200F range), and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,271
1500w at 24/7 would cost about $110 per month...

1500w at 24/7 would cost about $110 per month here (elec rate = about 10 cents per Kwh).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,271
Max temp rise requires about 12 hrs... I suggest...

Max temp rise requires about 12 hrs... I suggest you set your timer for 6pm rather than midnight (see the heating time table in our web site).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,271
The System Specs table in the web site gives all...

The System Specs table in the web site gives all the numbers for all the systems. The Standard system is 50w per cyl and 100w on the oil and will raise your entire engine about 80F above ambient...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,271
I'm not sure the lower setting helps much. I...

I'm not sure the lower setting helps much. I think the weak link in the typical household blow dryer is the fan bearings (sleeves). The one failure I saw, the fan started screeching, the bearings...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,271
How many watts?

How many watts?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-18-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,271
If you don't mind a suggestion... I know there...

If you don't mind a suggestion... I know there are a lot of ways people preheat their airplanes but I'd suggest that consideration be given to the intended use of the device. In the case of a hair...
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