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Mr. Heater BIG Buddy Indoor Safe Propane Heater

Item # 411150
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Key Features

  • Three BTU settings

  • Blower fan

  • CSA certified for indoor and outdoor use


Our Price   $149.99

Availability: In Stock

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mr_heater The latest evolution in powerful and portable heat. The BIG Buddy has the ability to heat 400 square feet for up to 220 hours on its lowest setting. Three heat settings, 4,000, 9,000, and 18,000 BTU/HR. Built-in oxygen shutoff sensor and tip-over switch ensure safe indoor operation. Operates on 4 D-cell batteries (not included).

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Mr. Heater BIG Buddy Indoor Safe Propane Heater
 
4.6

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Heats up quickly (37)
  • Durable (34)
  • Good power output (31)
  • Lightweight (29)
  • Safe (5)

Cons

  • Can burn if touched (3)

Best Uses

  • Cabin (17)
  • Travel (11)
  • Living room (9)
  • Bedroom (7)
  • Ice fishing (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Homeowner (33), Avid do-it-yourselfer (12), Professional (7), Hunter / fisherman (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

To Guy Who Said This was a Piece of Junk

Several members of my family own Mr Heaters, and they've all worked well. Would not hesitate to buy another.

But, for the sake of education, I feel compelled to...Read complete review

Several members of my family own Mr Heaters, and they've all worked well. Would not hesitate to buy another.

But, for the sake of education, I feel compelled to respond to the reviewer who said this was a piece of junk and wouldn't trust it on his elk hunt because it kept shutting off...sounds to me like that heater was trying not to kill you.

All Mr. Heaters have a low oxygen shutoff. When carbon monoxide builds up because of a lack of oxygen, the heater shuts down and WILL NOT START until that situation is rectified. That's why it wouldn't turn on for several hours...you were sitting in a gas chamber and probably never realized it. The heater, fortunately for you, did.

Had that heater stayed running as you wish, you'd likely have never survived to write that review, or at the very least ended up brain dead. If you don't believe me, google "carbon monoxide death tent" and check out the first couple of links.

People who breathe carbon monoxide in large amounts become sleepy and disoriented. If they're already asleep, they simply never wake up. It's almost exactly the same as running a car in a closed garage.

You should be grateful. That heater probably saved your life.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

PEACE OF JUNK

I USED THIS IN A LARGE TENT ON A DEER HUNT IN NOVEMBER.THE LOWS WERE IN THE LOW 20"S AND THE THING WOULD NOT STAY RUNNING.WHEN IT RAN IT RAN GREAT BUT ABOUT...Read complete review

I USED THIS IN A LARGE TENT ON A DEER HUNT IN NOVEMBER.THE LOWS WERE IN THE LOW 20"S AND THE THING WOULD NOT STAY RUNNING.WHEN IT RAN IT RAN GREAT BUT ABOUT 12AM EVERY MORNING THE HEATER WOULD JUST TURN OFF AND YOU COULD NOT GET IT GOING AGAIN FOR SEVERAL HOURS.I HAVE AN ELK HUNT IN DEC AND I WILL NOT TRUST THIS HEATER.

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5.0

Wonderful heater and easy to use

By Spaz

from Indiana

About Me Homeowner

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Heats Up Quickly
  • Lightweight
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mr. Heater BIG Buddy Indoor Safe Propane Heater:

      Just bought this heater to use in the garage (cleaning to surprise my husband before he returns from vacation), and I did not have any issues at all. Just make sure you have the right connector (see instructions for compatible hoses). It has a built in regulator, so it's an almost self explanatory hookup (if I had to figure out how to install a regulator (being an amateur handy woman) that would have been another story).

      It has been running for about 30 minutes and my 765 sq. ft. garage is about 45 degrees (it's 20 degrees outside).

       
      5.0

      Would buy again

      By P. Gibson

      from Goose Creek, SC

      About Me Homeowner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Heats Up Quickly
      • Lightweight
      • Powerful
      • Turns Off When Bumped

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom
        • Living Room
        • Travel

        Comments about Mr. Heater BIG Buddy Indoor Safe Propane Heater:

        Heats up my 34ft 5th wheel travel trailer without using any other heat source.

         
        5.0

        Great heater to keep you warm!

        By Sue the cat lady

        from Durham, NC

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Heats Up Quickly
        • Lightweight
        • Powerful

        Cons

        • Can Burn If Touched

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom
        • Cabin
        • Living Room
        • RV
        • Tent
        • Travel

        Comments about Mr. Heater BIG Buddy Indoor Safe Propane Heater:

        This product is easy to use and light weight. I also love the fact that I can hook it up to my 20 lb. tank, crack a window and I have heat. It puts out a good amount of heat and will heat any room without any problem.

         
        5.0

        Replaced a worn out heater for a new one

        By Crazy dog mommy

        from Grantsville MD

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Heats Up Quickly
        • Lightweight
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bedroom
          • Cabin
          • Living Room

          Comments about Mr. Heater BIG Buddy Indoor Safe Propane Heater:

          We use this product to heat our living when it is chilly outside, like this summer. We also use it in our fifth wheeler on chilly evenings. It small enough to fit in our RV and still give plenty of heat. Remember to purge the gas line before using it for the first time.

           
          5.0

          Awesome little heater

          By Big Clint

          from Beaver PA

          About Me Handyman, Homeowner, Outdoorsman

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Heats Up Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Camper

            Comments about Mr. Heater BIG Buddy Indoor Safe Propane Heater:

            Bought this to use in my camper for trout . Tried it out in my garage first with amazing results. Tried out in the camper the past weekend wit the temp at 30 .It warmed it up to 67 in 30 minutes. Will definitely recommend this to my friends.

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