its not the inside of the hose breaking down that clogs the unit. Mr. Heater 30" Propane Hose Assembly 30" Propane Hose Assembly 3/8" Male Pipe Thread x 3/8" Female Flare More Info. Sep 30, 2017 #5 . propane tank neither included Provides 3 to 6 hours of heat with 1-lb. This portable heater is safe to use indoors and it is completely portable. Buddy heater with 20lb tank and hose Discussion in ' ... My big buddy heater is 4 years old. It actually accommodates two hoses to be fitted to the heater, allowing you to hook up two 20lb (or larger) propane tanks. An integrated fan increases the heating capacity, blending radiant and convection style heat to give you the best of both worlds. I do have the "filter" for using 20 lb tanks. Never had a problem with mine. Two 1 lb. The Mr Heater says use filter the Big buddy dosen't need one. its from HD-10 propane, the 10% mix of propylene can gum up and clog the smaller regulators used in the Buddy and Big Buddy heaters, the Mr. Heater Cookers use a bigger regulator and orfice. I have no clue what the pressure is of the line coming in the house, and I don't know what the standard pressure is for boilers and water heaters. Corky R. Lv 7. Hope I helped. Mr. Heater 3/8" Quick Connect 3/8" Female Pipe Thread x 3/8" Male Pipe Thread More Info. Along with the Big Buddy, I also purchased a propane-tank adapter and hose. the 1 pound cans of propane have a 5% or less mix. SKU. Built with convenience and functionality in mind, it will help create the ideal temperature and maintain optimal climate at any job site or in your garage, taking your productivity and comfort to the next level. propane cylinders or a 20-lb. I would like to also use it on the buddy heater .. propane tank can be used. This hose will easily connect your Mr. Heater appliances without the need of a fuel filter. $29.95 Add To Cart MH-F271163-30. Propane Tank to the Big Buddy heater. The hose measures approximately 3 in. Page 9: Mr. Heater | Big Buddy/Tough Buddy Mr. Heater • Big Buddy • Tough Buddy • Model # MH18B 04/07 78438CAL Rev. propane tank, like you’d use for a barbeque grill. Rated 5 out of 5 by Jeckyll111 from What you need If you have a Mr. Heater (Buddy), then you'll most likely need a way to work the propane with your 20 lb. cylinders: 50 to 220 hours.) F-53. Pilot light sparks but I get nothing. • Bessie, I have a big buddy heater, and I use the long hose cuz I hook it to a 20 lb. Because of the properties of propane you need to have two 1# bottles screwed on to the Big Buddy for it to operate at its high setting of 18,000 BTUs. On a 1 pound propane tank, it can run for approximately 3 hours on high, and 6 hours on low. Answer Save. cylinders and is the perfect solution for heating enclosed spaces like cabins up to 450 sq. If you do disconnect be sure to keep snow/water/ice from getting in/on the connector. Date published: 2020-12-15. If I hook up a 1lb to the non-hose side and have the 20lb hooked up, and get it lit and leave it on low for 2 minutes, then take the 1lb out, the heater will keep burning with the 20lb. Is hooking a big buddy as simple as connecting the line physically with needed adapters, or will I need some sort of regulator? For example, two 1lb bottles will give you around 3 to 12 hours of heat (depending on what setting it's on), whereas the two 20lb propane tanks last for 50 to 220 hours (again depending on the setting). The F298802 12 ft hose is intended to connect either the Portable Buddy or the Big Buddy to a 5 to 20 Lb. Relevance. Mr. Heater "Little Buddy" hooked to new 20lb propane tank with required filter. 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