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PostSubject: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:37 am

posting these pictures up for Darren, showing his newly installed heating in the widowhood section......looking very posh Darren, could you give us some info on what you have done and how it works...?





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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:41 am

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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:18 am

its a ceramic heating plate just plugs into ordinary socket a bit like the underfloor heating in effect but gets a lot warmer just for use on race return or very damp weather over a period of time may even use it later part of the week in the early races

thanks for posting pics for me david Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:07 pm

Good one!
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:09 pm

the pied is the late bred you sent down david
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:19 pm

Very nice panel heater's daz where do they come from and do they come in different Size's
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:24 pm

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Very nice panel heater's daz where do they come from and do they come in different Size's

I got that one in aldi mark for £30 its the only size they had 2 ft square 11mil thick its a special they are doing once their gone that's it they are not a regular item they sell...they went on sale Tuesday I think that's when I got mine atb
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:54 am

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markevans wrote:
Very nice panel heater's daz where do they come from and do they come in different Size's

I got that one in aldi mark for £30 its the only size they had 2 ft square 11mil thick its a special they are doing once their gone that's it they are not a regular item they sell...they went on sale Tuesday I think that's when I got mine atb
No way known O/S would I give my birds such luxury etc. What's next on the agenda, A television for them all to help pass the time "smile, smile". Cheers.
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:31 am

no just a radio oz Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:43 pm

What are the running cost Darren? - Per day - week - hour.

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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:03 pm

Going to have a look daz when we go shopping tomorrow always use aldi
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:08 pm

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What are the running cost Darren? - Per day - week - hour.

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425 watt phil not really sure long term it wont be in use frequently only early season towards end of the week or when I feel the atmosphere in the loft is damp after a prolonged period of damp weather I would say no more expensive than the oil heaters its not something I have experimented with yet I am installing a kitchen at home at present and been quite busy but will have a experiment next week when I have made the cover for it ...atb
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Sat Jan 21, 2017 2:16 am

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A credit to the pirate pair I would say Ray. Just wonder how the bloom/dust from the birds etc will effect them & if any changes to the ventilation will be required there. At the end of the day "wink, wink" well worth a punt type of thing in your cold climate I suspect. Cheers.
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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:47 am

Hi Guys - and Darren

This is what I have found out about electricity consumption and costs.

Darren see below.

425 watts used for ONE hours will cost around 6.53 pence per hour.

Information from:- https://www.sust-it.net/energy-calculator.php

Not so bad if used wisely.

Somewhere I have two round loft heaters, each around 4 foot long - maybe I will hunt them out.

Could be helpful.

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PostSubject: Re: Darrens Heating in Widowhood Section.   Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:44 am

excellent info phil thankyou very much for that Wink
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