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Let's say if k-1 is $2.95 and #2 heating oil is $4.05, why should or shouldn't I pump kerosene instead of #2 oil into the tank of a heating furnace?

I know that the BTU difference between k-1 and #2 is minimal:
k-1 =~ 135K
#2 =~ 139K

What tuning needs/could be done to switch a #2 burner to burn kerosene?

Please bring up any other issues I should be aware of, in considering such a switch.

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Price of commodities depends on qty available compared to demand. Not on cost of production. –  RedGrittyBrick Jan 25 at 10:16
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