Compact jr heater - Fiberglass RV

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-09-2014, 09:50 AM   #1
Trailer: 1972 COMPACT JR
Posts: 46
Compact jr heater

Looking at my new-to-me '72 CJr ------
The heater is a "Comfy Model R8-5A. Anyone have helpful info (a manual would be nice, but doubtful) as to operating instructions? I haven't worked on it yet, so know nothing except what I will be able to figure out after I get propane connected.
BTW, the propane line going from trailer tongue to heater and 3-burner range-top is copper line. Is that legal/safe for propane?

THOMASJU is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2014, 11:04 AM   #2
Senior Member
FTTRV's Avatar
Name: Chuck
Trailer: tp
Posts: 649
Every RV has copper propane lines. You can have a propane dealer or a RV shop do a leak test on the propane system for a piece of mind. Just make sure the line from the propane tank to the regulator is in good condition. I don't think you will find a manual anywhere. These trailers I think were made 70-73 maybe.
FTTRV is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Compact/Compact Jr./Hunter, etc. owners POLL JenPB General Chat 22 03-17-2014 10:31 PM
Terracotta Radiant Heater, Instead of a catalytic heater Adrian W General Chat 13 06-05-2011 03:14 PM
Compact/Compact Jr./Hunter class owners JenPB General Chat 21 06-05-2009 03:10 PM
compact jr. & compact II Kent I Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 4 08-21-2007 09:29 AM
Mr. Heater Buddy Portable Propane Heater Legacy Posts Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 16 08-03-2003 01:01 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.