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Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
Is this heater rated to burn red dyed kero ? I know there are alot that are not.
Recent Question:
Will burning Diesel smell a lot worse than using Kerosene as fuel?
Recent Question:
How do you clean a wick on a kero sun heater
Questions with Most Recent Answers
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Is this heater rated to burn red dyed kero ? I know there are alot that are not.
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can you set this on carpet? if not what can i buy to set it on
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How do you clean a wick on a kero sun heater

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ProTemp Portable Kerosene Radiant Heater - 70,000 BTU, Model# PT-70-SS

Item# 173652
The ProTemp Portable Kerosene Radiant Heater produces an impressive 70,000 BTU to warm virtually any space. Features ultra-quiet fuel delivery system with half the noise of conventional forced air heaters. Compact, portable design is one-third the weight of comparable heaters. BTU Output 70,000, Dimensions L x W x H in. 22 x 15 3/8 x 21 5/16, Fuel Capacity gal. 3.2, Fuel Consumption gal./hr. 53, Full Load Run Time Hours 7, Heating Capability sq. ft. 1,750, Thermostat Included No, Volts 120, Product Style Radiant, Fuel Type Kerosene and diesel, Amps 5. Electronic controls Built-in accessory outlet Tip-over switch 2.5-gallon jug of Sunnyside Kerosene, Item# 24105 not available online is available at Northern Tool + Equipment stores
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Questions & Answers for ProTemp Portable Kerosene Radiant Heater - 70,000 BTU, Model# PT-70-SS

Question

Does this unit have a built-in thermostat? If not, do you sell one that can be added to control the room temperature?

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
by
Anonymous
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answer 1
Staff Answer
This heater does not have a built in thermostat. Per the manufacturer you are unable to add one either.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
by
ProductExpert27
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answer 2
No the unit does not have a thermostat and it is not recommended you use one. Unit requires a lenghty cool down period and the in-line thermostats used on other heaters would not allow power for the cool down cycle.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
by
Grubber
 - Plain City, Ohio
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answer 3
No on off switch only
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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HHHHE
 - Los Angeles
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Question

is this product 110v or 220v

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
by
errolflynn
 - ireland
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answer 1
Staff Answer
This ProTemp kerosene forced air heater runs at 110 Volts.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
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ProductExpert11
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answer 2
110V
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
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all750
 - PA
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answer 3
110 Volt, unit even has a secondary 110 v covered outlet on the side which is a nice feature.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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Grubber
 - Plain City, Ohio
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answer 4
110 only
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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Wall10
 - Southern Maine
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answer 5
120 V
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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HHHHE
 - Los Angeles
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Question

is there a fuel level gage

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
by
TAGR
on ProTemp Portable Kerosene Radiant Heater - 70,000 BTU, Model# PT-70-SS
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4 answers
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answer 1
Staff Answer
Yes, the ProTemp Portable Kerosene Heater will have a fuel level gauge.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
by
ProductExpert29
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answer 2
Yes, there is a fuel gauge right beside the fill cap.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
by
deron
 - Dayton, Ohio
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answer 3
Yes there is a gauge. Unit holds 4 gallon and burns about a 1/2 gallon per hour.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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Grubber
 - Plain City, Ohio
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answer 4
Yes on top of the tank
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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HHHHE
 - Los Angeles
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Question

Can this unit be operated in an enclosed space, or do I need to purchase a canary to make sure the space is not unsafe.

asked 3 years ago
by
Nunchaku
 - Woodbury, CT
on ProTemp Portable Kerosene Radiant Heater - 70,000 BTU, Model# PT-70-SS
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answer 1
Staff Answer
This heater should only be used in well ventilated areas and is not intended for use in homes or enclosed spaces.
answered 3 years ago
by
ProductExpert30
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answer 2
This unit is safe for garage, work shop, warehouse, outdoors, unit should not be used for household heat, or small tightly confined areas.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
by
captnken
 - Portsmouth Va
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answer 3
Buy the canary, need ventilation, not to be used indoors of a dwelling. Garage, shop with a window slightly open.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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Arnieee
 - Athol, Id
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answer 4
I use two of these heaters in a 40' x 64' barn without issue. My son borrows one of them for his insulated 2 car garage, works fine, but as a precaution he keeps one of the garage doors open about 2" when heater is in operation. Unit is actually pretty quiet, and odor is very minimal....much better than the older style torpedo heaters.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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Grubber
 - Plain City, Ohio
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answer 5
The manufacturer says yes you can I use it in the garage no issues at all
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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HHHHE
 - Los Angeles
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Question

If this unit looses power, will it start bach up on it's own when power is restored ?

asked 2 years, 11 months ago
by
cjerryc
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answer 1
Staff Answer
It will not start up on it's own. You will have to start it up again.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
ProductExpert9
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answer 2
No you have to manually turn the switch off then back on to activate the starter
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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HHHHE
 - Los Angeles
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Question

Does a fan blow out the hot air like a salamander unit does?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
by
Darwin2009
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answer 1
Staff Answer
This is a forced air heater. It will blow the hot air out.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
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ProductExpert27
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answer 2
yes, it blows out hot air
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
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Kerby
 - michigan
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answer 3
there is a small blower inside the unit that blowes the air out.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
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Randy61
 - Southern Ohio
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answer 4
Yes, but much quiter
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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Arnieee
 - Athol, Id
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answer 5
Yes, fan blows the heat, but not nearly as noisy as the older torpedo / salamander heaters.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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Grubber
 - Plain City, Ohio
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answer 6
yes
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
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Wall10
 - Southern Maine
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Question

Can you use diesel fuel instead of kerosene?

asked 3 years, 11 months ago
by
Fred1980
on ProTemp Portable Kerosene Radiant Heater - 70,000 BTU, Model# PT-70-SS
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5out of 19found this question helpful.
3 answers
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answer 1
Staff Answer
Yes, you can use diesel, however the manufacturer recommends using Kerosene 1. It can shorten the lifespan of the product and requires much more maintenance.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
ProductExpert19
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answer 2
A recent review (October 2011) indicates that the heater is shipped with a label saying it can indeed burn diesel as well as some other fuels. The reviewer even took a photo of the said label.
answered 3 years ago
by
InTheGarage1234
 - Central NY
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7out of 11found this answer helpful.
answer 3
Yes you can.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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InTheGarage1234
 - Central NY
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