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Old 11-21-2018, 10:07 PM   #1
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Heater For Backup?

Hi folks! Sorry if I missed an earlier post about this…
Do you folks think the Mr. buddy propane heater is OK to use inside a 20 foot E-Pro for backup give our trailer furnace fails? I know you’re supposed to ‘crack a window’ ..just how safe are they?
Any other recommendations?
Thanks very much!
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Old 11-21-2018, 11:00 PM   #2
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Hi folks! Sorry if I missed an earlier post about this…
Do you folks think the Mr. buddy propane heater is OK to use inside a 20 foot E-Pro for backup give our trailer furnace fails? I know you’re supposed to ‘crack a window’ ..just how safe are they?
Any other recommendations?
Thanks very much!
Our preference is electric for a back up heat source. Open flame heaters in a camper just feel like an accident waiting to happen. That being said, if you take appropriate safety precautions, it could probably work. Would I use it in the camper? No.
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Old 11-22-2018, 12:23 AM   #3
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Would I use it: NO. Too dangerous.
We crack a ceiling vent an inch and use a plain large candle in an emergency. In freezing weather, it will keep the RV warm enough inside (usually low 40s).
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Old 11-22-2018, 08:35 AM   #4
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On the box, it clearly states they are safe for indoor use. I’ve used them many times, and I’m still alive.
It’s no different than having one of these hanging on your wall at home/cabin.
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I have the big buddy, I only used it once to test it inside my house. Nice to know I have it. It has low oxygen sensors and other safety protections, but I wouldn't sleep with it on in the camper. Although the camper does have CO/gas detector. But it would be fine for warming things up when you get out of bed, or even a middle of the night warm-up if I needed it.
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