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Old 09-20-2011, 05:41 PM   #1
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Oil heater

Just picked up a 1500 Watt oil filled heater to take on our Fall excursion.
I am towing the camper up to YOGI campground this Friday and leaving it there for six weeks with full hook-ups on site.
This unit seems alot safer than a space heater with the same rating.
Any thoughts or ideas?
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Old 09-20-2011, 06:58 PM   #2
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We used one last winter. Kept the TT warm when the furnace stopped working.
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Old 09-26-2011, 04:42 PM   #3
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We have one we purchased last year and love it!
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Old 09-30-2011, 12:58 AM   #4
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Keep one in my trailer during the "off season" to keep it warm and dry inside.
Works VERY well, low power consumption.
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Old 09-30-2011, 06:51 AM   #5
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Cheaper to run than an electric space heater. Once the oil heats up and the element turns off you're still radiating heat off the heater. During the heating season our company provides these to Out of Service customers until we can get there to replace their HVAC System. We have a few at home as well. My only concern is little children possibly touching the fins.
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Old 09-30-2011, 09:28 AM   #6
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We Will most likely try the heater out this weekend , forcast predicting low 50*s .
sleeping bags on top of the comforter does wonders that and a curled up puppy at your feet.
Charlie My daughter is in Her third year of HVAC at tech school, I will share your companys wisdom with Her.
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Old 09-30-2011, 10:41 AM   #7
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We have a mini (550W) oil heater we've used for the last year and we like it. It'll be getting a work out this weekend as we do some fall camping here in Ontario, Canada. This combined with the heated mattresses helps take a bit of the load off the furnace to keep things comfortable.
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