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Old 09-29-2016, 09:32 AM   #11
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We use the same ceramic heater for those cool nights and never had an issue.
Did you try a different plug?
You might want to check the breaker as well.
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Old 09-29-2016, 11:21 AM   #12
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Filling a 7 gallon (30#) bottle of propane is less than $20 around here. This size bottle will last us a week+ camping in the coldest weather we have camped, night time lows 28-32*. We have a lot more interior space to heat compared to a PUP too. For an extra $20 a week on those occasions we camp that cold I'll just burn the propane.

In comparison our beer/wine expense is >$20 day while camping. Keeping things in perspective I would not have drinks one day which could save more than cover the entire propane expense
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Old 09-29-2016, 12:33 PM   #13
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We have a newer 23B. We use a 1500 watt ceramic heater all the time and electric matress pad heaters. No problems. Watch what circuits you are using. We cannot use the microwave or other heavy power consumers at the same time. Some times I snake in a heavy duty extension cord through a gap in the sideout, and pug into it from the power post. That way we can use the microwave, crockpot or other heavy power consumers.
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Old 09-29-2016, 12:46 PM   #14
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We use the same ceramic heater for those cool nights and never had an issue.
Did you try a different plug?
You might want to check the breaker as well.
You may also want to check the screws and connections at the breaker and outlet.
Don't forget to turn off all incoming AC power.
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Old 09-29-2016, 12:48 PM   #15
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Filling a 7 gallon (30#) bottle of propane is less than $20 around here. This size bottle will last us a week+ camping in the coldest weather we have camped, night time lows 28-32*. We have a lot more interior space to heat compared to a PUP too. For an extra $20 a week on those occasions we camp that cold I'll just burn the propane.

In comparison our beer/wine expense is >$20 day while camping. Keeping things in perspective I would not have drinks one day which could save more than cover the entire propane expense
Just think If you use the electric heater and there is no cost involved you just saved enough for more beer.

Also I would bet that your enclosed TT uses less propane than his 23B

But in reality I think the OP was more concerned that the breaker was tripping and not being to use the electric heater, and wasn't worried about using his propane
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Just think If you use the electric heater and there is no cost involved you just saved enough for more beer.

Also I would bet that your enclosed TT uses less propane than his 23B

But in reality I think the OP was more concerned that the breaker was tripping and not being to use the electric heater, and wasn't worried about using his propane
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Old 09-29-2016, 02:42 PM   #17
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I use the ceramic heater as well when cold camping and turn down the furnace. No problems at night with a breaker tripping as that is the only high draw item that is on. Besides cost I prefer that steady fan over the jet plane after burner like sound of the furnace cutting in and out every so often. But if needed that furnace will heat the place up fast.
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I use the ceramic heater as well when cold camping and turn down the furnace. No problems at night with a breaker tripping as that is the only high draw item that is on. Besides cost I prefer that steady fan over the jet plane after burner like sound of the furnace cutting in and out every so often. But if needed that furnace will heat the place up fast.
Same here. I use the electric heater because it's quiet. It's also nice to use the no cost electricity, but I would run the electric even if I was charged for it.
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Try running the electric heater on Low output while the coffee is making. It only draws 750 watts instead of 1500.

It will let you keep warm while it makes.
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I would think that if the OP were to use propane that would be at his cost but by using a electric heater it would be at the campgrounds cost provided he is at a site that provides electric.
That is what we do. When plugged into electric at the camp ground, we use the ceramic heater. after ALL, WE ARE PAYING FOR THE ELECTRIC, SO WHY NOT USE IT . saves us the cost of propane!
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