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Old 09-23-2017, 09:39 PM   #1
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Favorite Electric Heater - GO!

Ok, it's getting 'cool' here... (Montana)

Looking at extending our 'season' since we are not full time yet and can't follow the warmth..

What is your favorite electric heater?
What size unit are you using it in?
Where do you tend to use it (Northern most area)?

What has NOT worked for you?

Give me the low down
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Old 09-23-2017, 10:21 PM   #2
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1500 watt , oil filled , radiator style heater . Quiet and efficient .
I actually carry two and they've kept the coach livable to zero f in Hinton AB.
I did have to run the furnace over night to keep the tanks from freezing .
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Old 09-23-2017, 10:21 PM   #3
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Vornado VMH500 (from memory). Comes with climate control thermostat. We use it in the forward bathroom. It's a big bathroom in our RV (estimated at 8' x 10')
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We have this and love it.
All we often need in our 33 foot Class A
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Old 09-23-2017, 10:40 PM   #5
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Ok, it's getting 'cool' here... (Montana)

Looking at extending our 'season' since we are not full time yet and can't follow the warmth..

What is your favorite electric heater?
What size unit are you using it in?
Where do you tend to use it (Northern most area)?

What has NOT worked for you?

Give me the low down
Share links (pretty please) if you have them.
Thanks!
Heat pump in the A/C is best works to 34 degrees - You might look at some good Reflex Foil Insulation also - Heated Tanks - Heated water hose - Size of the unit is measured in BTU's so larger is better? Thermostat is good and two speed is nice

https://www.amazon.com/Lasko-754200-...ectric+heaters

https://www.amazon.com/Cozy-Products...++heating+pads

https://www.amazon.com/Reflectix-BP4...ion+4%27+rolls

https://www.amazon.com/Frost-King-HC...er+line+heater


Stay warm - hope this helps,
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Old 09-23-2017, 10:50 PM   #6
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I bought the small Dyson at Costco 3 years ago. I put it between the seats at the fron of my 39' coach and it keeps the coach toasty. I keep a work light in the water Bay which comes on at 35 degrees. Occasionally use the heat pumps but they can be noisy. Set the furnaces to come on if temp to go below 25 degrees.
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We just bought this Lasko at Walmart. 1500 watts, 2 speed, thermostat, oscillates, ceramic. Have been using it for about 2 weeks at Yellowstone - 6 inches of snow and night temps hi 20s to mid 30s. We use it to augment the two propane furnaces. Does a nice job. Very quiet.Click image for larger version

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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...SIN=B001PO3OUS

Used in a Class C and a Class A. Was a great help keeping the coach warm during a cold snap in Maryland; helped reduce propane furnace use.

Found out about it on MyOldRV.com.
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I use a small cube ceramic heater--purchased inexpensively at Amazon for a pair.

The Vornado heater is also very good.

I cannot remember even using our LP furnace in our fifth wheel, and we often camp in Winter.
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X2 on Lasko. Same model. 3 years now. No problems.
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It depends. The radiator style is very good at keeping larger area warm, but slower to warm the area. A small heater that will set on top of the dresser works well in the bedroom, being a smaller area to heat.

A good down comforter on the bed is one if the best things we have bought.

Don't overlook keeping warm the wet bay tanks, water heater, or refrigerator ice maker lines, as may be applicable. And the water line to the CG connection - I don't leave it connected when may freeze.

Monitoring of wet bay and other areas can be readily done with a thermometer with wireless remote sensor(s).
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I use a small cube ceramic heater--purchased inexpensively at Amazon for a pair.

The Vornado heater is also very good.

I cannot remember even using our LP furnace in our fifth wheel, and we often camp in Winter.


We have a Vornado that we never use because it doesn't work very well.
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We have a Vornado that we never use because it doesn't work very well.


We love our vornado...
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We love our vornado...
So do we!
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