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Old 09-25-2008, 07:06 PM
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Smile enclosed trailer heaters

wanting to install propane heater in my 27 ft enclosed snowmobile trailer. Just wondering what would work the best. I would like to be able to dry all of our wet gear. I am thinking it would be best to use a direct vent heater but dont know for sure
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check out ebay lots of good options there
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I think they are called forced air furnances. Something like what comes in an RV, they work really well!
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Old 09-25-2008, 08:24 PM
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you want an Atwood or Suburban forced air heater 30000 BTU's should be enough but if you have the cash a 2 stage 40000 BTU is the way to go!
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Do not scrimp or go short on this project. Do it right the first time. Get yourself a real high quality forced air furnace system (fan driven, ducted, vented 12v) like the Suburban and Atwood. Plan on a minimum of 35,000 BTU for a four place enclosed.

Mirage Trailers in Nampa Id did our trailer up with a system and it is absolutely excellent. We had blue flame with propane assist and there is simply no contest between the two types. The blue flame was a just a waste of money.
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i have a attwood 30000 btu and it is a great heater in my 27 interstate
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I have a pro com 27000 btu propane radiant heater with a thermostat in my 27ft interstate, the damn thing will cook you out of there, put a couple small 12v fans to blow the heat and you will dry out your closes in no time. We also stay in the trailer in the winter.....and the great thing is it only cost $150 bought it from northern tool and equipment.
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I have a pro com 27000 btu propane radiant heater with a thermostat in my 27ft interstate, the damn thing will cook you out of there, put a couple small 12v fans to blow the heat and you will dry out your closes in no time. We also stay in the trailer in the winter.....and the great thing is it only cost $150 bought it from northern tool and equipment.
?? does the radiant heater have open element inside the trailer--i thought about them but the fumes from fuel scared me
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