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Old 04-01-2015, 09:27 PM   #1
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Looking for verification if possible. I have been told that the furnaces in the XLR HyperLite are from Suburban Manufacturing. When I check their website it seems that SF Series matches closest to what is installed. If this is true, is it possible to get a larger BTU model in the same series line?

Just curious if you have any input on this. Thank you for your time...
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Old 04-01-2015, 09:30 PM   #2
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Bullet Bob,
Looking for verification if possible. I have been told that the furnaces in the XLR HyperLite are from Suburban Manufacturing. When I check their website it seems that SF Series matches closest to what is installed. If this is true, is it possible to get a larger BTU model in the same series line?

Just curious if you have any input on this. Thank you for your time...
If you do get a larger BTU model, you better check on getting much bigger propane tanks. Furnaces don't sip propane, they chug a lug it.
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Old 04-01-2015, 09:35 PM   #3
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Furnaces don't sip propane, they chug a lug it.
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Will keep this in mind. It may just be better to look into installing a Wave unit like WW did...
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Ceramic heaters are cheaper but you need a generator or shore power.
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Old 04-01-2015, 10:02 PM   #5
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Ceramic heaters are cheaper but you need a generator or shore power.
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Luckily, I will have either shore power or my generator with me if I go with a Wave. But always good to call these items...
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Old 04-01-2015, 10:59 PM   #6
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Actually if you have a furnace that's heats your space properly it will use less propane than a furnace too small that has to run 24/7 that can't get the temperature needed -- - there really isn't that much difference in price from a 20btu to 35btu and the main concern would be the amps it draws - not really the propane usage-

I am very interested in this topic, and I would like to talk to somebody at FR to discuss off forum - - but been crazy busy this week at work to follow thru -- going camping this weekend and will have a 24/7 opinion on Monday -
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I am very interested in this topic, and I would like to talk to somebody at FR to discuss off forum - - but been crazy busy this week at work to follow thru --
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I'm in a similar boat that it's hard to make phone calls during the day with my job. I will let you know what my dealer comes back with on this topic.
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Bullet Bob,
Looking for verification if possible. I have been told that the furnaces in the XLR HyperLite are from Suburban Manufacturing. When I check their website it seems that SF Series matches closest to what is installed. If this is true, is it possible to get a larger BTU model in the same series line?

Just curious if you have any input on this. Thank you for your time...

What model unit do you have
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What model unit do you have
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It will be the 29HFS. I have it on order and I'm told hit should be completed by the end of April.

Thank you for your time on this...
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The SF20 furnace used in this model, is the only size that will fit in the space allotted.
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