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Ol' Lund

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Hey-

I have a FT Yukon, and am currently running a sunflower on top of a 20# tank. I want to upgrade cause the 20# tank is to bulky for me.

I am considering a 11# tank or a Mr. Buddy Big Heater.

What would you reommend?

Thanks

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11# hands down. Can't beat the BTU's of a sunflower and not to mention they are virtually maintenance free. They also stay lit in a strong wind.

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I use the Mr. Heater cooker. That way with a hose ran to the heater, i can leave the tank outside to save room in the house if i plan to stay in one spot for awhile or put the tank in the sled behind me. Plus i like to have the heat close to ice level...keeps my toes warm and the holes open.

I don't own a big buddy heater but wouldn't that thing be just as bulky as a 20# tank? and that is without the propane to run it.

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I have the FT Voyager and have the 11# tank (the pancake style) with the Mr. Heater/Cooker Sunflower heater. I have about three feet of hose connected to the heater with a quick disconnect on the other end. I have a longer hose on the tank with the mating end for the disconnect so I can separate the two for easier handling plus I can leave the tank outside of the fish house. Works great.

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Mr. Heater cooker and 11# for me too. On big trips I will bring the big tank and put a Mr. Heater on top of that. On walk in trips I will use a 1# tank and cooker. I may get the new bottle top heater by Coleman.

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11# tank and cooker for me also. I mounted a 12 inch x 12 inch piece of treated plywood to the bottom of the cooker to make it more stable. Definetly run the longer hose and put the tank outside. It save alot of room and keeps the heater down on the ice and away from the door.

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