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Big buddy in wheel house

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My old handi heater is finally about done. Was wondering how a big buddy would work out instead of buying a wall mount style? It would be nice to be able to take it out of the wheel house and bring with if I was going in the portable. My house is a 8x10 with good insulation and a couple windows for some fresh air. Anyone ever used a big buddy as there heat source in there wheelhouse. Advantages - disadvantages ?

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i think you would be happy with the investment. My buddy uses mine during deer hunting to heat his 30 foot fith wheel camper. I have a all season sports trailer made by canvas by the stitch, and if your not familiar with those there a 6x15 insulated canvas house/trailer and a bid buddy is all i use. I've gotten it up to 103 inside with it being 0 outside.

Now i also have it hooked to a 20 pound tank, wich i guess could be a disadvantage depending on how your house is set up.

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It will work fine as long as you don't plan on sleeping out there, one time in my portable the oxygen sensor shut off my big buddy even with both vents open.

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A big buddy is what my father uses in his 7x14. it heats it just fine most of time it's on low or med. when real cold on high for a while but works well

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Just scored a good deal on one off c list. Hooked up to a 20lb in the garage. Seems to rip pretty good. I was reading that ur soposed to buy a fuel filter if your using a 20lb tank. Is that needed or is it just a marketing gimick??? I've got a 10ft hose from a propane torch that I have. The hose has a regulator on it but looks like the big buddy already has a built in regulator.

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I installed one on mine, but I dont think they are really needed. I know a few people that havent had any issues with theirs without the filters.

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If you run a hose from tank to regulator where you screw the 1lb cylinder to you should have a filter, if you run a hose from 20lb with a regulator to the quick coupler on the left side no filter is needed.

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I got a big buddy heater in my 7 x12 and we use it on low at night when sleeping. It will cook you out on high. I bought the hose where you dont need a filter so far no problems.

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Ive always heard if the regulator is on the tank end of the hose you dont need a filter.

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