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Rocket mass heater with copper exchanger for water heat?

 
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Has anyone ever wrapped the heat exchanger with copper to heat water. Also, an old propane tank cleaned out makes a great thermal heat storage when filled with water. If the tank was lower then the floor, would it circulate a radiant system from the heat displacement?
 
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Mark Masters : The tank needs to be higher than the heating source, to thermo-syphon and the diameter of the tubing needs to increase with distance,
3/4'' I.D. is a good place to start ! Hope this was useful and timely ! For the Good of the Crafts ! Big AL !
 
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