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Old February 27, 2018   #48
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Originally Posted by FourOaks View Post
Loulac, im not sure if your asking questions, or commenting... Did I miss anything?
I was just commenting hoping I could help you save time, money and our beloved tomatoes. As I have been using heating pads and cables for about 40 years I just meant to share my experience.

Originally Posted by FourOaks View Post
its a de-icing cable, rated at 5 watts per foot, not a "gardening heating cable, that is 60ft". Here is the exact product in question:
500 watts are 500 watts, whether found in a de-icing cable or a garden one. Amazon quite rightly suggests buying a thermostat. Planning an installation carefully will help guessing its cost and avoiding adding corrections later.

All the best
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