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    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    Its about a half amp difference draw.

    600 gals oil divided by .6 GPH = 1000 hours burner run time = 60KW a year savings times .15 cents per KW = $9.00 savings a year.

    Based on 15 cents per KWH, it will save 90 cents per 100 hours of burner run time.
    LOng long time to get a return if just replacing motor to save on electric bill.
    Aw man. I wanted him to do the math himself.

    It's the old feed a man for a day or teach him to fish thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobb25 View Post
    Aw man. I wanted him to do the math himself.

    It's the old feed a man for a day or teach him to fish thing.
    and do the math. 0.60 gph x gallons you use

    But you told him to do the math the wrong way.

    Hope you don't teach fishing the same way.
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