Helpful tips

What hose do I need for big buddy?

What hose do I need for big buddy?

The quick connect hose with a regulator is for the Big Buddy (18k btu) heater. The quick connect is critical only if you want to use larger propane cylinders with your heater on HIGH (18k btu).

How long will a big buddy heater run on a 20 lb tank?

Provides 3-12 hours of heat from two 1lb. propane cylinders and up to 220 hours on two 20 lb. cylinders with optional hose attachments.

Does Big Buddy Heater need a regulator?

The buddy system has the regulator located at the heater. In this setup you cannot have a regulator at the propane tank due to over-regulating the gas supply. The 10′ buddy hose does not contain any plasticizers or oily contaminates that will leach out of the hose during high pressure propane flow.

Does Mr heater hose need a regulator?

The regulator on the quick connect hose from Mr Heater reduces the pressure from high to low pressure. High pressure (no regulator) causes ALL rubber hoses to leach oils that will eventually clog catalytic heaters. So if you use a hose without a regulator then you NEED to use a filter (to trap the leaching oils).

Can I use a Mr Buddy heater indoors?

Mr. Heater brand Buddy heaters and similar heaters that use a catalyst do not produce carbon monoxide and are safe for indoor use but still need a window cracked for a fresh air supply.

Can you sleep with a Mr Buddy heater in a tent?

You can use a Buddy Heater to heat your tent while you sleep, but I don’t recommend it. Even with the built-in safety features – oxygen depletion sensor and accidental tip-over switch – it still only takes one of those features to fail one time for serious injury or death to occur.

Is a 20 lb propane tank high or low pressure?

Generally, propane pressure should be between 100 and 200 psi ensures that the liquid propane gas remains in a liquid state. Normally, the pressure inside a propane tank fluctuates slightly based on the outside temperature. For example, a standard 20-pound propane tank at 70 degrees will have 145 psi internal pressure.

Does the Big Buddy Heater have a quick connect?

Heater Big Buddy Indoor-Outdoor Heater, quick-connect fitting and regulator eliminate the need for a filter.

Does Mr heater have built in regulator?

It has the regulator built into the hose and from all the reviews this is actually a much safe way to go when fueling the Big Buddy heater.

Does Mr heater come with a propane tank?

Mr. Heater Portable Buddy Propane Heaters are the Most Popular Portable Heaters in America….Portable Buddy Heater.

Heating Area (Sq Ft) 225
Tank Capacity (Min) 1 lb Propane Cylinder
Run Time (Hrs at Max BTU) 3 Hours
Run Time (Hrs at Min BTU) 6 Hours
Fuel Consumption/Burn Rate (Gal/Hr) at 4,000 BTU = 0.044 Gal/Hr, at 9,000 BTU = 0.099 Gal/Hr

How big is the Big Buddy propane hose?

Big Buddy 12ft Hose with Regulator is most commonly used to hook a 20 lb. Propane Tank to the Big Buddy heater. . . . .

Do you need regulator for big buddy heater?

So if you use a hose without a regulator then you NEED to use a filter (to trap the leaching oils). Quick connect hose w/regulator = no filter required & Big Buddy works on HIGH (18k btu). If not using quick connect (ie has normal screw onto the Big Buddy’s built in 1lb bottle regulator = any rubber hose + filter will be fine.

Can you hook a propane tank to a big buddy heater?

Hook a Big Buddy to a 20 lb. propane tank via quick connect. Curbside pickup available. This Big Buddy 12 ft. Hose with Regulator is most commonly used to hook an existing regulated propane line in a camper or motor home to the Big Buddy heater.

What kind of hose does Mr heater use?

Propane hose assembly for use only with Mr. Heater Big Buddy indoor/outdoor heater. Solid brass fittings POL connection connects directly to twenty pound propane tank. Hose material stretch tested to 400 psi Regulator reduces high pressure of 1.3 gallon tanks and larger to low pressure