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Old 11-06-2017, 08:28 PM   #15
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We have used an infrared heater for several winters. These have a thermostat that hold the temperature closer to what it is set at than some of the cheaper heaters. They are also quite.

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Old 11-08-2017, 05:25 PM   #16
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"TitanCruiser".....Almost every RVer uses electric heaters for at least a couple of reasons. One, the propane heater in many coaches, especially trailers, can cycle on and off, leaving the trailer hot, then cold, then hot. They just don't distribute heat well, like your home does. They can also be very noisy.

Second, unless you're on a monthly site, you don't pay extra for electricity, so it's cheaper to use your electric heater, versus your propane heater.

Buy a good quality heater!

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Old 11-08-2017, 05:48 PM   #17
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Old 11-08-2017, 06:02 PM   #18
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I use space heaters... HOWEVER you may find, as I did, that the Quick Box or Speed Box type outlets in RV's really do not like double digit amp loads (12.5 for a 1500 watt heater) and I smelled "hot wire" smell. (I know it well but can not describe it) This concerned me.. Others have had connections in the outlet boxes fail and do so in a DANGEROUS manner (IT can cause a fire. did not, but it could have)

I installed a pair of 15/20 amp Duplex outlets (These have the "T" shaped neutral side) with 12 ga wire wrepped around a properly tightened screw each on a circuit breaker all to itself... I actually have 3 such circuits in the RV though the 3rd is 15 amp (Flat neutral) outlets, (2 of 'em one GFCI).

No problems with those curcuits.
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I've found running 2 Pelonis ceramic cube style heaters on low or 1/2 heat works better than running 1 heater at high heat. You will be using about the same amount of electrical power but you'll be getting better heat distribution. I place 1 in the bathroom and the second on the floor by the drivers seat.
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Old 11-09-2017, 07:23 AM   #20
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Consensus seems to be that as long as the amperage is jeopardy in check that these little heaters are great and cost saving additions to RV life. I went ahead and ordered this one.


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I added a dedicated heater circuit to run off Pedestal.....so everything still can be used

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