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    shellspad78 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    May 23, 2009, 04:51 PM
    Natural gas water heater to propane?
    Hi there,
    I have a 75 gal water heater.
    The propane gas guy said that it was natural gas even though it came from a church that was using propane. And they had it set up for propane. Is that a possibility? And is it safe?
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    KISS Posts: 12,510, Reputation: 839
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    May 23, 2009, 08:09 PM

    Conversions are generally easy.

    This link should answer your questions:

    HowStuffWorks "When buying gas appliances, why do you always have to specify whether you are using LPG or natural gas?"

    Propane burns about 2x hotter than natural gas.
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    hkstroud Posts: 11,929, Reputation: 899
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    May 24, 2009, 07:02 AM

    How would gas man know unless he opened valve to see? Or did he?

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