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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I been hearing about these heaters for a number of years. They supposedly run much more efficiently than other heat sources. A local shop was running a end of the season sale on the Liberty brand models at 50% off. My apartment is electric heat, so my hope is that it will save me so cash on my...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I use fuel oil and electric heaters. I keep the thermostat set at a low temperature, and then I use electric heaters around the house as needed, so that I'm not heating the whole house up. The furnace requires a fan to blow the heat. I'm looking to add some options for heating, in case the...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I love this thing. Just got it from Wallmart for $85. Now I have to stockpile propane canisters. What's the safest way to do that. I was thinking of keeping them under the bed.:eek: Any one have any experience with THESE...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    They seem to be all the rage now. I see infared heaters advertised everywhere now. Factory representatives come to small towns hawking them, truckload sales in the small town near me, "Amish built" mantles for them advertised in the local rag and displays of them in larger home improvement...
  5. Urban Survival
    Right now, I'm storing pellets (stove) and gas (generator) in case of a power shortage, but I've also been looking into a small catalytic heater in case we have to huddel in the bedroom. Just wondering what people here at SB have discovered about these heaters: safety, BTU output, reliability...
  6. Urban Survival
    I got to thinking. Ya Ya I know you could smell the fat burning! If the power goes out? I have a way to keep the frig running. But the furnance would not work. I picked up a wood stove. It is the same one the army uses to heat tents. With a few stacked bricks I could make it safe to rig this...
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