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    Default Safe heater

    I wanted to ask you hikers about a safe heater for a tent. We may stay the night ice fishing, but I'm worried about a heater if we're in the tent. Are there any safe heaters for this?
    Thanks if you can.

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    Default Mr. Heater

    Not sure if you are hiking long distance, but Mr. Heaters are approved for indoor use as they have a low oxygen shut off. They come in various sizes and btu output. I've used one ice fishing inside a shanty with good results.

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    A wood stove is the best, it gives you dry heat; and you do not want to have a heater running all night it just not safe.
    If you learn how to keep warm you donít need to have a stove, except for cooking.

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    while you can use it while you're sleeping, i wouldn't recommend it. you can depend on a low oxygen shut off on the heater, but if it doesn't work you might not wake up. use it while awake, sleep in warm sleeping bags at night, turn it back on during the day with some ventilation.

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    We use a Coleman tent heater occasionally. We leave the window flaps open at the top an inch or two and shut it off before actually going to sleep. It works great at taking the chill off.
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    Default Make one of these.......

    They look pretty slick and I hope to try one this winter. Here's the link with instructions:

    http://forums.outdoorsdirectory.com/...ote=1&p=366321

    Good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by standdup View Post
    They look pretty slick and I hope to try one this winter. Here's the link with instructions:

    http://forums.outdoorsdirectory.com/...ote=1&p=366321

    Good luck.

    Dave
    Lol Dave. That takes me to an open reply box. Is this what you were looking for? This is the type I have.

    http://www.coleman.com/coleman/colem...ategoryid=3000

    It works great and is lightweight. Heck, I even used it in my car once when my heater quit working.
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    Default Brain fart.....

    Sorry, I don't know what I did wrong. Here is the correct link:

    http://www.hadfield.ca/Gear/stove.html

    Cheap, light and should last for years.

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