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Old 03-27-2014, 05:44 PM   #16
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I have one of those Mr. Heater's also. I think it's called Mr. Buddy or something like that. I haven't had a reason to take it out of the box yet.

They have a built-in CO detector on them. It wouldn't hurt to have an extra detector nearby though.

I bought a 12' hose with a regulator on it and a little fuel filter for it. The guy at Family Farm & Home, where we bought it, suggested getting those two extra things. I like the idea of using the 12' hose so that the propane tank can be outside while the heater is running inside.



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Very interesting to play with, though perhaps not an actual heating solution. Thanks!
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Is that UL approved?

ha! I can't imagine it would throw much off much heat but neat idea regardles
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cool idea! Would be good in a student house...
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Old 09-17-2014, 02:14 PM   #20
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I doubt the OP is coming's been over a year and a half.....

And...the human body gives off more heat than a candle....

So...putting a naked woman in the room would give more heat than the candle....and be a lot more fun to look at....not to mention being more eco friendly.


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