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Old 12-27-2015, 09:43 PM   #1
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It's cold outside

Seriously not here in Florida, but at some point we will run into cool weather. We plan to pack a space heater that rotates.

Not really sure if it should stay on all night. I was going to bring electric blaket- will that be safe?. I always make sure it's up to safety with no crimped wires from storing.

We also have a self contained oil (looks like radiator),heater would that better
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Old 12-27-2015, 09:55 PM   #2
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What do you have for a MH? Our's has a diesel fired Aqua-Hot for heat and has kept everything toasty warm down to -10F so far.
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We use a ceramic electric heater that rotates. We set it in the front of the coach at 68 degrees and let it go all night. Keeps it very comfortable. If it gets much below freezing we make sure the furnace cycles to keep tanks and plumbing heated. If it gets down around 20 degrees, I put a low watt light bulb in the utility bay.

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We also use a ceramic electric heater that rotates and has two heat output levels. We set it on the lowest level in the front of the coach and let it run all night. Runs very quietly compared to the furnace. We also use an electric blanket and have never had any issues using it.
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I would read these posts first before plugging in that electric blanket.
Electric blanket on inverter
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I prefer the oil-filled heater since it is quieter and safer.
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Oil filled electric heater up front.
Smaller heater that can be set on the counter in a he bedroom.
Down comforter on the bed.

If freezing

No water hose connected to the park connection
Small electric heater in wet bay.
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Oil filled electric heater up front.
Smaller heater that can be set on the counter in a he bedroom.
Down comforter on the bed.

If freezing

No water hose connected to the park connection
Small electric heater in wet bay.
I see many people mention plugging in a light bulb or small electric space heater in wet bay. Do your MHs have an outlet there? Mine doesn't. Or do you run an extension cord from the utility pole into the bay? Something else?
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I see many people mention plugging in a light bulb or small electric space heater in wet bay. Do your MHs have an outlet there? Mine doesn't. Or do you run an extension cord from the utility pole into the bay? Something else?
I have owned 3 class A motor homes, different manufactures and all 3 had a 115 volt receptacle in the wet bay which is very common. My current coach has them in two other bays also.
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