The Mr. Heater Propane Gas Portable Little Buddy is a powerful radiant heater that provides 4000 to 9000 BTU’s of heat. The Mr. Heater Little Buddy is well designed with a heavy-duty wire guard front and sturdy yet still light-weight construction. The device is engineered to perform and really does provide some great heat output. It works well for keeping you warm while fishing, in the garage, at a tailgate party, while boating, as an emergency backup, during power outages, or out camping.
The clean burning propane heater operates at almost 100% heating efficiently. The 4000 to 9000 BTU’s of heating power the Little Buddy puts out is sufficient to heat a space that is up to 200 square-feet. To use the unit you attach a 16.4 ounce propane cylinder, or you can purchase an additional connector hose to adapt the tank to accept a 20 pound tank. A simple push switch makes it easy to light the pilot as well as set the temperature high/low settings.
There are some safety features built in to this heater like an automatic shut off in the event the unit gets tipped over. There’s also a low oxygen sensor built-in that will turn the heater off if the oxygen level in the area you are in gets too low. In addition the heater will immediately turn off if the pilot light goes out and it can also be deactivated with its single button kill switch. Note: It’s still a good idea to use CO detectors if using this in any sort of enclosed area. It’s also advisable to always provide ventilation when using.
The Mr. Heater Little Buddy measures 9″ by 14-1/5″ x 14-2/5″ inches. It has a convenient folding handle for easier transporting and storage as well. The units swivel out regulator helps you position your propane tank in the location you desire. The CSA-certified radiant heater comes with a 1 year limited warranty from Mr. Heater provide with your purchase. Before you use want to use this item it’s a good idea to test it out with a trial run in order to avoid dealing with an odor it may put out the first time it is used.
The Mr. Heater propane buddy has been tested to work at high altitudes of around 8000 ft. The automatic shut off when tipped, as well as the kill switch, and pilot shut off are nice safety features to have. All in all the Mr. Heater portable little buddy can put out some serious heat when you need it to. It’s easy to start, adjust temperature, is well built, and sure to help you stay warm whenever you need to.
Here’s some of the best features of the Mr. Heater Portable Little Buddy Heater.
- Provides 4,000-9,000-BTU’s of heat
- Portable Little Buddy model weighs 9.5 pounds
- Measures 9 by 14.2 by 14.4 inches
- Radiant heater is clean burning and nearly 100% efficient
- Can help heat up a 200 square foot space effectively
- Automatic tip over shut-off
- Turns off if pilot light goes out’
- Convenient carrying handle that folds up
- Swivel-out regulator for tank positioning
- Heavy duty wire guard
- CSA approved
- Single button kill switch
- Easy to screw on propane cylinders
- Mr. Heater 1-year limited warranty
- Provides great amount of heat output
- 4000-9000 BTU’s of heat
- Safety shut-off if unit tips over
- Device lights easy and is clean burning
- Have to purchase adapter to accommodate bigger propane tanks
- Grill can burn you if you touch it
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