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post #28 of Old 10-11-2012
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Re: how do i make it warm

Originally Posted by CarbonSink62 View Post
I'm thinking about getting one of these for next season: Stansport Portable Outdoor Butane Heater: Sports & Outdoors

It uses the same butane cylinders my stove uses.

$35 for the heater and $15 for a CO/smoke detector and I think I'll be all set.

I would never run it at night or unattended; probably not underway either, but we'll see.

$50 isn't free, but it's a good deal for heat. I know it will heat that small space.

Butane rises, so a leak isn't as potentially catastrophic.
I did a quick google search. Butane produces nitrogen dioxide, a poisonous gas. And according to the internet, Butane is heavier than air and sinks. Natural gas is lighter than air not Butane. According to the internet
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