cheap small convector heaters

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    Got a couple very similar fitted to the truck, one in bedroom area another in lounge area ideal when on hook up ours are actually 400watt and easily heat up the whole interior. we also have 3 120watt tubular heaters 2 under the seat bases so warm air rises up behind the seat backs and another in the washroom.
     
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    Thanks for posting that. More detail here if needed (and a little cheaper?)

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Compact-Convector-Heater-Frost-Watcher/dp/B006E6ALOO

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    Just to clarify a point but a 500 watt heater cannot put out any more heat than any other 500 watt heater of the same type, they will and can only produce 500 watts of heat energy. In a well insualted and relatively small volume space they will provide adequate heating in the average UK winter climate, when the real cold hits they will struggle to provide enough heat to keep anyone comfortable. Great for background heat when on hookup though:thumb:

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    Bought lots of Babz, always incredible service. It pays to look at Amazon.
     
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    I know 500w is 500w all I meant was for the wattage I was not expecting so much heat, like u say great for the background ambient temps, the Mrs is cold blooded so was mainly thinking for her, she doesnt do noise lol (we dont have a ticking clock in the house drives her nuts) so had to have silent heat even oil filled rads are no good
     
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    I notice from the reviews that it draws air from the underside so it will need to be mounted off the floor (could be a homemade stand? or a wall)

    taken from Amazon…...

    "Its a heater what can I say.... well one thing is that IT MUST BE FIXED TO A WALL 0.3M OFF THE FLOOR its not floor mounted because its heating element is almost at the bottom and if you placed it on the floor it would be unsafe. So make note WALL MOUNTED !"
     
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    thats one of the reasons i bought it so it can be perm mounted and wired in
     
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    Heater

    If you are all using these heaters what's the matter with yer gas fires, just saying like.....newbie :)
     
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    We've just ordered one of these
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00H810YPA/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    looks the same but comes with feet so we can move it around, not anywhere we could wall mount so needed a free standing unit.
     
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    gas fires are fine but if your paying to be on a site you might as well use there electric instead of burning gas your paying for and personally I feel safer sleeping with these switched on than gas
     
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