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TravP

Mr buddy safety features

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I thought I read somewhere that you can modify the safety feature on the buddy heaters so they dont shut off If there not level or if you bump them. How do I do this?

Thanks, TravP

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I have not heard of this, and am not sure it is a good idea. If you ever have a power outage, and bring it in the house for a little auxiliary heat, you might never wake up again. Same thing goes if you have it in a sleeper sometime.

IMO, not worth it.

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I've seen on some site somewhere, a picture of a metal guard that the guy installed over the pilot assembly that is supposed to make it more wind proof. I can't tell you if it works as I've had zero problems with mine.

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i'm not worried abut usng it for indoor use, I bought it specifically for ice fishing. Got sick of always trying not to burn things with my cooker. With the buddy,I just put it in the sled of my scout and fire it up. The problem is with the slightest bump it goes out. Also, I already know about the wind guard idea but thanks.

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I read about (on another site) someone who "improved" the big buddy safety features, and then had the propane dump and start a fire on the floor of his shack. Luckily he was able to shut off the 20# tank he had it hooked up to and didn't get any more damage than a slightly melted sled floor.

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I wouldn't recommend any tampering. Same as Gissert said. You could also burn through a portable pretty quick if it didn't shut off. I'll keep lighting mine if it goes out, so far not a single problem keeping it lit though.

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