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post #3 of (permalink) Old 09-15-2020, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by yamala View Post
I'll probably toss this heater anyways as they arent expensive to replace, just trying to understand why it only seems to leak/tingle my cut when used in the plastic barrel.
Good choice!

Sounds like the heater has a small leakage current. Perhaps the tank provides a better path to ground which minimizes it's effect. No sense waiting for it to fail entirely. You will feel that!
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