Re: [RC] [Guest] Camper shell heaters? - Joe Long
On Thu, 31 Oct 2002 20:58:36 -0700, Ridecamp Moderator
>I'm hoping to ride the DVE LD. We will be sleeping in my truck camper
> shell. Does anyone know of a heater that we could use? Coleman
> makes one that runs on butane...I don't feel comfortable with that in a
> closed shell. I was hoping for something that runs on electricity, maybe
> that we could recharge from the cig lighter in my truck while my hubby
> drives it to the stops...
>We do have good sleeping bags but I would really love a heater for the
> early morning.
I would suggest not using any combustion heater in such a small space
as a shell. I did that when I first started endurance riding, a small
catalytic heater. During the night I kicked my sleeping bag into
contact with the heater, and it caught on fire. Luckily I woke up
before it got going very much!
If you do use a catalytic heater, be sure to keep windows open for
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