winter storage warmth

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winter storage warmth

Post by mikey52 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:10 am

hi
I am having to put my splitscreen under a loose cover for the winter is it a good idea to put a small greenhouse heater (mains electric type ) in the van to keep cosy or does this cause other problems

thanks mike

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Re: winter storage warmth

Post by Bugzy Malone » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:25 am

I wondered if the same for my Elise. Decided no point, so it's just on a maintenance charger with a moisture zapper thing in it. Much cheaper than heating your garden :p
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Re: winter storage warmth

Post by Hongkongphooey » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:04 pm

Cold and dry is what you want, if it is a loose cover then it should be able to breath ok as there will always be some moisture in the air so if you introduce any warmth (Heater) under a nice dark cover you will probably end up with a furry mouldy interior very quickly...
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Re: winter storage warmth

Post by susta » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:30 pm

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Re: winter storage warmth

Post by Aspro » Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:46 pm

What? It would probably cost less to store it in a proper facility then to run an electric heater day and night.
Plus heat inside cold outside will create major condensation issues.
Don't do it.
Open up the windows a tad and let it all breath

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Re: winter storage warmth

Post by e m p i » Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:22 am

As above. Or even better, just use it....
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Re: winter storage warmth

Post by BusBug&KG » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:51 am

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