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Offline bundy

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900 watt heater mod
« on: April 25, 2010, 12:31:20 pm »
Can someone tell me how to get Beefmanns 900watt heater mod post with the pictures pulled up? Also if someone has did this mod lately, where do you get the heater and fan, or do you need the fan?
Thanks in advance!

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Re: 900 watt heater mod
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2010, 12:42:24 pm »
Is this the link you were talking about?

http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=6918.0

I think the fan was needed to keep the heating element from burning out and also to help with the convection heat principle.
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Re: 900 watt heater mod
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2010, 02:15:46 pm »
That's it, thanks

Offline love the smoke

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Re: 900 watt heater mod
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2010, 02:41:24 pm »
I did this mod and used a small fan, and I burned up 2 heaters so I went and did the double stock element instead and that seems to be working fine, not discouraging you but like it says you need to keep a lot of air moving over the 900 watt finned heater.

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Re: 900 watt heater mod
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2010, 04:19:25 pm »
Thanks LTS, is there a link to get that mod done, I need to do something and would like to order the parts soon!

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Re: 900 watt heater mod
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2010, 02:33:02 am »
Have you seen the modification of adding a second element that give you 1000 watts of power? With this setup you don't have to worry about adding a fan. You can always add a fan latter for better heat circulation.

Additional Heating Element


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Re: 900 watt heater mod
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2010, 06:03:15 pm »
Thanks H.S., ordered the parts today from yard and pool, can't wait to tear the old girl apart!
Will probably need some help when it comes time to operate!

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Re: 900 watt heater mod
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2010, 01:17:47 am »
It's an easy modification, just let us know if you need assistance.

Here are some helpful links for wiring.

Here is a link for hot temperature 14 gauge wire:
Link to terminal rings:
Link to terminal push:


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