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Old 11-08-2011, 04:08 PM   #11
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Thanks for input guys. My wife is just super paranoid about propane. She's even nervous using Water heater. So I was trying to make her more at ease with electric heater.


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Old 11-08-2011, 04:21 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by dretired View Post
get a vornado whole room heater $60..and works great
+1 on that. We use one or two supplemental ceramic heaters at the extremes of the season to help offset propane use. Some of the ones we own are a bit noisy for nighttime use, though.


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Old 11-08-2011, 06:26 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by RubenZ
Our Trailer is 23ft or slighter bigger. It seems like those heat pumps are ceiling mounted. Our Furnace is mounted under the jacknife Sofa and A/C is ceiling mounted obviously with ducts. I just wish I could utilize the existing space for current furnace and take that out and mount something electric in there.
My cool at heat pump/ac unit is mounted under the sofa in the A126.

I do however agree that keeping a gas option is a good idea. We only plan on using the LP furnace when boonedocking or when the heat pump isn't sufficient (although we are really leaning to a ceramic space heater for those really cold nights instead of gas).
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Old 11-08-2011, 06:33 PM   #14
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Buy any unit with a built-in fireplace... there's your electric heater (plus ambiance)!
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:29 PM   #15
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you can also add a fireplace from sams club for abt $80. can enjoy the fireplace w/o heat if u so desire. no wood, propane, or kerosene. two heat settings: 700w and 1500w. heater is underneath; rest of the unit runs cool.
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:35 PM   #16
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This is what I did for $25
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:42 PM   #17
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Just purchased an electric fireplace from wally world for $70. Looks like a real fire and has a 1250 watt heater on it. Weight is only 18 lbs.
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:44 PM   #18
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Nice job Terry...well done!


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Old 11-08-2011, 09:47 PM   #19
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We dry-camped for 3 nights in TN a couple of weeks ago where it was getting down to 33 degrees. I had 1 honda 2000 running the camper and another running an edenpure quartz heater. I didn't really like 2nd generator sucking gas but I'm glad I had it. I also didn't like the heater sitting on the floor as it's bulky, but again, I'm glad I had it. That setup kept it toasty warm without running the furnace at all.
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Old 11-09-2011, 05:57 AM   #20
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Just a thought, depending on what roof top a/c you have, you can buy a 5600 btu heat strip for it, we use ours for milder nights, works well, use the fan on manual, provides extra outside noise abatement. Our a/c is a dometic, not sure if you can get one for a carrier unit.
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