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Old 04-10-2014, 04:37 PM   #1
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How long to run fireplace

My wife and I really enjoy our fireplace. On many cool mornings while we've been traveling this winter, we turn it on to help take some of the chill off. We're currently in Pismo Beach, Ca and the marine layer has moved in. 55 degrees and damp. My wife has had fireplace on for hours, which made me wonder how long should one rub it? Not even sure how it generates so much heat. Worried about damaging it.

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Old 04-10-2014, 04:42 PM   #2
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We have one in our new 5th wheel. Love it too. I plan on using it all I can to save on propane. I've let it run all night. Its nothing more than a space heater with some fake flames for appearance.

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Old 04-10-2014, 05:22 PM   #3
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We've let ours run for over 6 hours with no worries.
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Old 04-10-2014, 06:07 PM   #4
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We were in Virginia for three weeks in January this year. Temps got into the teens and we had it on pretty much all the time we were in the rig without any problems
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Old 04-11-2014, 06:55 AM   #5
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Have had ours on for days at a time.....never turned it off even after a month.
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:42 AM   #6
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Ran ours all winter. It was our sole source of heat in the front and used a quartz heater in the bath for the back. Ran a 12 ga cord thru the bedroom slide to power the quartz heater plugged into the 20 amp outlet on the power post. Temps were down in the teens and never turned on the gas furnaces.
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Old 04-11-2014, 09:30 AM   #7
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In colder weather I run mine the entire time to cut down on propane use.
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Old 04-11-2014, 09:33 AM   #8
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I've left mine on for days at a time
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Old 04-13-2014, 10:37 PM   #9
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I have ran mine all day, but always turn it off when we go to bed. After reading some of these posts I may rethink that and let it run all night. I agree, it is a great heater that really cuts down on the use of propane!

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