Question about Reddy Heater Tools 60,000 Btu Portable Kerosene Forced-Air Heater - R60A

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I have a Reddy Htr Mod 60D kerosene-diesel heater. I need to know how to fine tune the air fuel adjusting screws on the back right by the air intake filter, and which one is fuel and air. The heater works great but seems to run extremely hot. More so than other ones I've seen like it. I know "if it ain't broke don't fix it" but I would really like to know the proper way to adjust them and what the factory settings are. Thank You; Sincerely, Alan Read

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You only adjust the one with the hole in the center. The other one is where you install an air pressure guage (0-15psi). The pressure setting is listed on the label of the heater (somewhere between 3-6 psi depending on the heater. All this is doing is controlling the air pressure/flow to the eductor that draws fuel out of the tank. Let me know if your label is wore off and don't forget to rate the answer and leave testimonial.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

Testimonial: "rednitin:You know your heaters.That info is good to know. I have another ? so please read ur mail and let me no if I owe and how much.Thanx Al Read UT"

  • Brian Niten Jan 03, 2011

    I didn't see anything in my email Alan. I did see your other post though. The more pressure you have the more fuel flow you get. The less pressure, the less the fuel flow. The plug with the hole in the center has a spring and ball behind it. If you back the plug out, the pressure goes down because more air can bleed out of the hole in the plug. If you screw the plug in, it puts more spring pressure on the ball so it presses tighter over the hole inside, less air is bled off, and the pressure goes up.

  • Alan Read Jan 04, 2011

    Thank you so much redniten, you are a credit to your profession. If there is anything you need
    to know about concrete, farming or old farm equipment PLEASE send me an email or txt me
    @ 435 754 6420. Best of luck for the new year. Thanks again; alanr1711

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