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snagger

Heater Advice

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snagger

I'm looking for recommendations on a portable heater for my deer stand and for ice fishing. I have a Mr. Heater sunflower heater but i don't like the noise in the deer stand (especially the howling at start-up). I had a Buddy Heater but the wind kept blowing it out so I returned it. My stand is now slightly more sheltered from the wind and i'm wondering if i should give the Buddy another chance.

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paceman

We have mr. Heaters, buddies and big buddies in our stands. They all work well.

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Notime

I have an enclosed 4x8 with Plexiglas windows and I use the 4-9000 buddy heater. The stand is not air tight by design but the heater was on high and kept it about mid 50's. I run a 20 pounder with it. At the rate we are seeing deer I may use the whole tank.

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TRZ II

I have one stand with a small wood stove in it. That keeps it real toasty! A few deer have even been shot out of it....

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snagger

I've always wanted a wood stove in my stand. The smoke is a natural scent -vs- propane. But, I'm always worried it will be a hassle getting the fire started, stoking it, etc. I may try it in one of my permanent stands and see how I like it. Where is a good place to buy a wood stove at a reasonable price?

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TRZ II

I put the wood stove in years ago because I got sick of my beers freezing on cold days. I got mine from a yard sale, it is small about 10"x12" i just use old venting pipe through the wood roof.

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BryanL

I've always wanted a wood stove in my stand. The smoke is a natural scent -vs- propane. But, I'm always worried it will be a hassle getting the fire started, stoking it, etc. I may try it in one of my permanent stands and see how I like it. Where is a good place to buy a wood stove at a reasonable price?

Look at hsolist "free" ads.

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paceman

Right now I am in a stand. It is a 5 by 7 enclosed. 1 degree at 7:00. Turned the mr. Heater on for 15 minutes. Quickly brought the temp up to about 50. Plain and simple the heater will keep me in the stand longer!

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Coldwater Crappie Guy

My Big Buddy heater works great in my 6x6 deer stand.

I have a pitched roof on it and open shooting windows on the front.

I also run it with a 20 lb tank on it.

Keeps it nice and tosty and does not seem to keep the deer away, had multiple deer only 30 yrds away.

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Roadkill Randy

I have a stainless wood stove/heater I would sell you very reasonably. It was pulled from the cabin of a 25 foot sail boat. All chimney piping is also stainless and would come with it. Call me at 612-710-3938

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