Harbor Frieght blower

Old 12-13-2013, 06:48 PM
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Wadda u guys think of that blower at HF that u can adda small heater too it for 20.00. Dont like the smell of my kero heater in garage, do u think its junk. Just want something to tide me over winter, so i can wrk on car.thnx
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Old 12-14-2013, 08:08 AM
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The only time my kerosene heater puts out any smell is when I shut it off. It's pretty bad too. I just carry it outside, turn it off and leave it out there for a little while.
Other than that I love the kerosene heater.
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Old 12-14-2013, 09:20 AM
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The ONLY thing I buy at HF are jack stands, and then they are the 6 tonners. I'll NEVER NEED that capacity but I'm an overkill kinda guy ! Any thing electrical is a crap shoot, safety wise IMHO ......
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Old 12-14-2013, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by shybx1969
Wadda u guys think of that blower at HF that u can adda small heater too it for 20.00. Dont like the smell of my kero heater in garage, do u think its junk. Just want something to tide me over winter, so i can wrk on car.thnx
I looked at the heater that you were talking about, i doubt that it would do much in the way of heating a garage, it might heat a 6X6' room that is well insulaed.
Here's a good option and not too expensive if you have a 240 plug in your garage.

Zip.

http://www.bestcovery.com/dimplex-dc...=4&best=240856
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Old 12-15-2013, 03:31 AM
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Are you using K1 kerosene in your heater ? If so, that's the cleanest kerosene to use. Anything else is ''dirty'' and maybe this is what you're smelling. Maybe it's time to replace the wick.
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Old 12-15-2013, 07:49 AM
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Originally Posted by andamo
Are you using K1 kerosene in your heater ? If so, that's the cleanest kerosene to use. Anything else is ''dirty'' and maybe this is what you're smelling. Maybe it's time to replace the wick.
I don't. That stuff is EXPENSIVE! It's like $11 a gallon.
I agree about the wick and should have mentioned that.

You could buy a small propane heater that will put off a lot more heat than the small electric heater.
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Old 12-15-2013, 07:51 AM
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I use a stove in my garage most of the time but I also use a propane heater that you can get for around $100.00. Sears and several other places carry them. The propane heater does great and doesn't smell at all. My garage is 1400sq ft and it does fine.
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i think Jegs has a fan on sale, and then the 4000btu heater attatment is free,
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