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Old 20-01-2016, 05:43   #1
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Keeping warm

Bubble wrap is a wonderful thing

With the bubble wrap over the windows and covering up the cold storage areas inside the cabin and the oil radiator it's been a nice 67 degrees inside when the outside temp is 12-15 degrees.
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Old 20-01-2016, 05:55   #2
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Re: Keeping warm

Oil fired? - make sure you have ventilation and a CO2 monitor.

Yes warm is nice.
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Oil fired? - make sure you have ventilation and a CO2 monitor.

Yes warm is nice.

I'm sure oil filled was meant....


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Re: Keeping warm

I have used bubble wrap from time to time and found it useful while retaining light. Easy to deploy and to remove is a big bonus as well.
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Old 20-01-2016, 14:42   #6
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electric mattress pad - just say'n
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electric mattress pad - just say'n
Same for me, good and safety.
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Re: Keeping warm

I can see using an electric mattress pad in the bed but how does that help sitting around in the salon watching tv?
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I can see using an electric mattress pad in the bed but how does that help sitting around in the salon watching tv?
You asked and so shall you receive

Electric Blanket
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Re: Keeping warm

The electric throws and other things like it actually use very little power, 75 W to 100 W at one source, but do really help keep you warm.
Heaters of course typically pull 1500 W, which is 12.5 amps at 120V, tough to run two on a 30 amp boat, but heating pads, electric throws / blankets are miserly.
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Re: Keeping warm

We haven't used the heater at all this year, opting instead for many layers and the electric blanket. Crawling into a warm bed does me more good than anything. Of course, our lowest low this year was 38F, so if it weren't San Diego...
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Now I'm wanting one of these for the bed
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