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Old 08-25-2011, 03:12 PM   #29
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I bought the ThermaFlo by Seabreeze. Very quiet. I plan to modify it to also act as a fan (no heat).

We're back in Vancouver now. After our inaugural trip of 15,000 km it's time for some real trailer mods!! ;-)
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Old 08-25-2011, 03:45 PM   #30
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I don't camp with power available very often, but I like to be prepared to do so.

King Electric of Seattle, Washington- HERE IN THE USA! - manufactures 120v. electric baseboard convection heaters that are 250 watts per foot of length. I have a 2-footer under my dinette table- it takes the chill off at night and is a great foot warmer on cold days, too.
It's been my experience that 500 watts isn't enough to really "heat" my Trillium- I also use a 750 watt oil-filled radiator which fits very nicely in the recess provided for the wastebasket near the front door.
Since neither of these heaters has a fan, noise isn't an issue.
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Old 08-25-2011, 04:28 PM   #31
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There are a number of different models of the Pelonis Ceramic Disk "Cube". I like the 1500W-II. Like other heaters it has a thermostat, but the advantage is when set to manual the wattage can be varied from as low as 350W to as high as 1500W with the same dial that sets the temperature when on automatic. The fan speed varies with the wattage so if set low, it is very quiet. Even at full power it is much quieter than the furnace. It also has a setting for fan only.

I don't know if they still make this model - mine is dated 10/89...
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Old 08-25-2011, 05:39 PM   #32
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Noma halogen heater

Hey Paul,
I was in Cdn Tire today and saw a Noma 400/800 watt halogen bulb heater that you might like. It cost about $30. It's not the tower kind that seems to be in their on-line catalogue. It's dimensions are about 12 X 12 X 4. Might take a bit of research to find it, but it looks like just the thing you were looking for.
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Hi

I've been looking for a small relatively low wattage quiet space heater as a compliment to my propane furnace which seems to be overkill for a small Trill Outback.

With me being a light sleeper, the fan is a bit like sharing a small room with 747. It works fine and I like knowing it is there if I don't have shore power but if I could find a nice quiet 110 space heater that puts out approx 500 watts I would be a happier well rested camper.

Any tips much appreciated!
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:39 AM   #33
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How about this?
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:37 PM   #34
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Most efficient night time Space Heater

The quietess most efficient space heater is an electric blanket or electric bed pad.

They are typically in the 100 watt range, come with a thermostat or thermostats, place the heat where you need it most and use little energy.

When you wake you can use what ever you like to heat the trailer. We typically turn on a thermostatically controlled electric heater. It has two ranges, 800 and 1500 watts. It cost $10.

Generally once we start breakfast that's enough to keep us warm between the coffee pot, toaster and bacon and eggs.

In really cold weather we occasionaly turn on the propane heater.
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It cost $10.
$10???? I paid $80! Must be the Cdn vs US price gouging.
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the oil filled ones are great. Totally 100% silent. We use one in my baby's room in the winter as he is above the cold garage. Gets very toasty in there.
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:46 AM   #38
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I bought the ThermaFlo from Canadian Tire as per another member's recommendation. It has a thermostat, it is relatively low wattage on its low setting, and it is very quiet. It fits nicely beneath the bottom bunk bed for travel and use. (with 4 of us there was little room for many other solutions).
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