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Old 01-08-2014, 09:41 PM   #1
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Right now I'm using a plug in 500 watt oil filled "radiator" type heater and according to my remote thermometer readings , it is 39 degrees inside BlackJack with 21 degrees outside, a 18 degree differential. The heater is set at approximately 10 o'clock on the dial. On the single digit nights recently I had it set at 12 o'clock and the temperature was kept at 29 degrees or higher. I feel I can leave this type unattended overnight. I think this temperature differential is caused by the insulation package in the Escape. Amazon.com - Optimus H-6002 Mini Portable Oil Filled Radiator Heater
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Old 01-09-2014, 11:26 AM   #2
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Right now I'm using a plug in 500 watt oil filled "radiator" type heater and according to my remote thermometer readings , it is 39 degrees inside BlackJack with 21 degrees outside, a 18 degree differential. The heater is set at approximately 10 o'clock on the dial. On the single digit nights recently I had it set at 12 o'clock and the temperature was kept at 29 degrees or higher. I feel I can leave this type unattended overnight.

I think this temperature differential is caused by the insulation package in the Escape. Amazon.com - Optimus H-6002 Mini Portable Oil Filled Radiator Heater

I think it's because of the heater.
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Old 01-09-2014, 11:28 AM   #3
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That is obvious, but without the insulation, there would be no change in the differential. Or you are just pulling my chain……
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