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Portable Propane Heater

Portable Propane Heater

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Heating Base-CampIf someone gets sick, at base-camp, they may have to be isolated in another room – that room may have to be heated. Or, if an away-team is gone and the temperature drops below 45 degrees F they need heat in their tent that night. I like this small heater since it can run all night on one propane tank. It is small enough to … Read entire article »

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Main Propane Heater

Main Propane Heater

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Heating Base-CampHeating the entire house with a propane heater is out of the question and not a great idea. I’m assuming that a 400 sq ft (20 ft by 20 ft) room is large enough to allow everyone to sleep and work during the day and can be heated by one propane heater. If you have a larger group then you need two heaters and … Read entire article »

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Heating Base-Camp

Heating Base-Camp

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Heating Base-CampIf your basement, or room you use for base-camp, can get below 45 degrees F, anytime of the year, then you need to heat base-camp. I wish there was a way to use a wood stove to heat but the fumes will kill you and your family. There are three viable fuels that make sense to heat base-camp 1) Propane, 2) Kerosene, or 3)¬†Alcohol. Indoor alcohol … Read entire article »

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