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Old 04-17-2019, 11:35 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Oxygen underfloor heat?

Greetings from Peace River ,has anyone installed under floor heat with a circulating heater?
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Old 04-18-2019, 12:02 AM   #2
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Many times in houses, but never in an Oxygen.
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Old 04-18-2019, 05:28 AM   #3
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Topic comes up every so often, circulating hot water through the floor, various schemes for heating the water but I'm not aware anyone thought it was worth actually tearing up a trailer to do it.
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Old 04-18-2019, 06:43 AM   #4
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Thanks guys I'll just install a conventional furnace,path of least resistance,lol
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Old 04-18-2019, 08:36 AM   #6
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I think you are talking about the Propex heater that mounts under the camper and is vented into the cabin. https://www.propexheatsource.com/

I also have an Oxygen and it came stock with a catalytic heater. The nice thing about a catalytic is that it doesn't require any electricity. The bad thing is that it's scary going to sleep wondering if you'll wake up lol.
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Old 04-18-2019, 12:37 PM   #7
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Mine came with one as well ,not worth the risk , I've got to much country to explore, planning Reynolds museum June 8-9 and Hope BC egg June 14-15 . My son is on the fence for my other oxy , would be nice to see 2 camped side by side!👍🚐🚐
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Wow a two Oxygen family. Where/how did you come by 2 Oxygens? I got mine from a fella in Edmonton.
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Old 04-18-2019, 02:39 PM   #9
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I found my first after a 3 year search in wainwright,luckily he was also a car guy.The second I found last fall in Edmonton , may still paint it seafrost silver and pull it behind a colour matched 03 Lincoln Mark viii. Oxygens are like my riv people love them or hate them. I found them to be the perfect useful classic car acc that introduced me to a whole new inspired group of people.Because it's so different people aren't shy to start picnick table stories beside it.Do find that as well?
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Old 04-18-2019, 02:56 PM   #10
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Thanks for the propex website Steve ,learned something new today!��
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I have found that if you don't want to be noticed you don't want to own an Oxygen. Everywhere I go I get asked tons of questions about it. I have people walk up and take photos while I'm getting gas or food etc. I have been making the rounds at the fiberglass rallies and the attention has been overwhelming at times.



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I found my first after a 3 year search in wainwright,luckily he was also a car guy.The second I found last fall in Edmonton , may still paint it seafrost silver and pull it behind a colour matched 03 Lincoln Mark viii. Oxygens are like my riv people love them or hate them. I found them to be the perfect useful classic car acc that introduced me to a whole new inspired group of people.Because it's so different people aren't shy to start picnick table stories beside it.Do find that as well?
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Old 04-19-2019, 10:03 AM   #12
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I just saw last week a converted bus with underfloor heat. Coils were under a plywood floor. Hot water was provided by a diesel heater.
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Old 04-19-2019, 12:19 PM   #13
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Hi Doug I was going to try the same thing with a spare sprinter diesel preheater I have but another fuel tank with different fuel and complication makes that propane powered propex look like the simple solution ,floor heat is comfy though.
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One of the questions I almost always ask myself when I want to make major changes to something that might not be standard. The question "If this such a good idea why isn't being done now?".


I've found that usually there a reason that may not be obvious until get into a project. Then you find out the why hasn't been before.
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