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Old 01-31-2019, 10:36 AM   #21
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Amazon says the WarmGuard is unavailable but do list this one...

Powerblanket PBL20 Gas Cylinder Heater (Propane), 20-30-40 lb, Charcoal Gray

Thanks for the update. Too bad they're $125 each.. Two would probably be an ideal remedy for those camping in the frigid weather. It was -24F on my way in this am
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Old 01-31-2019, 11:01 AM   #22
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Thanks for the update. Too bad they're $125 each.. Two would probably be an ideal remedy for those camping in the frigid weather. It was -24F on my way in this am

I'm done with winter, but I don't think winter is done with us. Was -31F at 4 am. They are saying it could warm up to 35 or 40 for Saturday and Sunday.
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Old 01-31-2019, 04:43 PM   #23
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Thanks Scrapper! That explains a few things for me! I Click image for larger version

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ID:	195793 that little valve to the right of the white box which has the regulator under it, with the wires going to it is the gas detector valve! I heated it with my heat gun for about 2 minutes and just like that my stove lit and furnace now works great! Thanks all for your input! Saturday morning bright and early we are headed for Florida with heat ! You all take care and be safe!
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Old 01-31-2019, 04:58 PM   #24
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Thanks for the update. Too bad they're $125 each.. Two would probably be an ideal remedy for those camping in the frigid weather. It was -24F on my way in this am
Not that it's a lot cheaper but my Amazon says about $26 less each than what you quoted.

Was -19ļF here today. Surprisingly my 35,000 BTU LP heater on my 30lb. tank fired right up!
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Old 02-07-2019, 07:40 PM   #25
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Drive really fast to Florida and you'll be fine
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Old 02-07-2019, 07:54 PM   #26
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Get yourself a propane tank warmer. $80-$100 for 20# tank.
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Old 02-07-2019, 07:56 PM   #27
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I thank you all for any ideas you have given me! I will let you know what I find when I get it going! Might be a little cold on the ride to Florida until I get to warmer weather!
I would run the generator and use the heat pumps in the AC units to keep the coach warm, just donít carry water until you get to warmer temps

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I would run the generator and use the heat pumps in the AC units to keep the coach warm, just donít carry water until you get to warmer temps

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Most heat pumps don't work much below 40 degrees
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Old 02-07-2019, 09:08 PM   #29
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Most heat pumps don't work much below 40 degrees
Good point, Iíve used mine in the 30ís but nothing lower. I guess heís back to being cold until he to warmer climate. I live in Minnesota but I havenít tried using propane at these temps to but I will keep this in mind when I do next year
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An electric blanket is like $6 at Goodwill.... You could put it on a HD timer where it would come on for 30 minutes every couple of hours... Wrap freebie Harbor Freight moving blankets around the outside of e electric blanket, restrain with bungie cords.
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Old 02-09-2019, 09:38 AM   #31
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Had same issue in past. Whenever it gets below say about 20* I partially protect or cover the head valve. I don't wrap it completely, just on the windward side. I have used a small bathroom rug to cover just the top of the tanks. I also use a thick cotton car washing glove..lol. It was all I had at the moment and it worked! Just wrapped it halfway around the valve to keep the cold and any possible windchill at bay. I'm in a fiver with two 40 pounders. My repair gal advised that at times some condensation can develop in/around the gauge and will interfere with the gas flow. Never had another problem even at 0-5* at night for several hours. A thin coating of Ice can also form on the tanks; it will appear at the top level of propane and then downward. Good luck.
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Old 02-09-2019, 09:45 AM   #32
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Thought I had a bad control board. Turned out, after a little troubleshooting, all it needed was a tack weld on one bad 'area'. It did cost me $125; better than a whole new furnace! The repair person tested it and it was based on a sequence of lights that directed him to the issue. Phew.
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Got to Florida and all is well! In the mid 70s every day! Loviní it!
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