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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #20 on: Oct 07, 2014, 07:26 AM »

I was thinking about making a type of rug out of something like tin foil. Tin foil would reflect the heat, and if i just did something on the bottom it would keep the ice from melting and causing puddles.
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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #21 on: Oct 07, 2014, 07:32 AM »
Sit it on a square of Reflectix.

                                   

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #22 on: Oct 07, 2014, 07:48 AM »
I do the interlocking rudder mats, but like the idea of the milk crate.  It would be a good way to conserve space in the flip over and help keep my rod tip from getting to close to the heater.

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #23 on: Oct 07, 2014, 07:56 AM »
Thanks for the tips!

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #24 on: Oct 07, 2014, 08:36 AM »
I use a milk crate in my hub shanty. It works awesome. In my mind, nothing is going to do the job other than raising it off the ice. Even a 2" thick piece of plate steel will heat up and melt the ice under it at some point.
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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #25 on: Oct 07, 2014, 08:59 AM »
IF you are using a flip over

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmAE_4yOVC0

If using in a hub shelter go with a milk crate or a plastic file case/crate...3 gallon bucket works too
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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #26 on: Oct 07, 2014, 09:00 AM »
X2 on the milk crate, works like a charm
                                                                                            

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #27 on: Oct 07, 2014, 09:07 AM »
I like Bart's foil pan of musical fruit salad that is topped with tube steak. ;D  A real man's meal ! ;)  That Grid looks like the ticket.   Happy trails !  :)  IceHutt

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #28 on: Oct 07, 2014, 12:33 PM »
you can use a disposable type aluminum roaster pan under the heater...they're cheap, light and no big deal if it gets banged up. Or a piece of reflectix

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #29 on: Nov 05, 2014, 09:11 PM »
I like Bart's foil pan of musical fruit salad that is topped with tube steak. ;D  A real man's meal ! ;)  That Grid looks like the ticket.   Happy trails !  :)  IceHutt

The food looks great and I really like Bart's mod using another grill front to make the horizontal holder.  It looks like it came with the heater, a really clean mod.  I just ordered a replacement grill from Mr. Heater.  I think it was around $6.50 plus sipping.
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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #30 on: Dec 05, 2014, 09:56 AM »
thanks bart for the tip!
looks like its wound around the slits and is semi-permanent?

would be nice for an easy on/off solution to save space and safety issues.

The food looks great and I really like Bart's mod using another grill front to make the horizontal holder.  It looks like it came with the heater, a really clean mod.  I just ordered a replacement grill from Mr. Heater.  I think it was around $6.50 plus sipping.

these folks have a heavy duty wire guard for 1$ more than standard wire, they sell both tho and slighty cheaper than mr heater on shipping. same cost for regular wire guard, but mr heater doesn't show one for sale.
    
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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #31 on: Jan 13, 2015, 09:00 AM »
  I have a question about the buddy heaters. On their web site they show some models that can't be sold in Mass. and Canada, and some that can. Through the description I see no difference. Also, how long will the little tanks last on a regular buddy on the low setting? Thanks.

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #32 on: Jan 13, 2015, 12:30 PM »
  I have a question about the buddy heaters. On their web site they show some models that can't be sold in Mass. and Canada, and some that can. Through the description I see no difference. Also, how long will the little tanks last on a regular buddy on the low setting? Thanks.

It may be as little as a warning sticker or description in the manual that they don't include in the other models. For example, I know in Canada all propane heaters have to have the documentation state that the devices are not to be used indoors. I know that the buddy heater advertises as a great device to warm up the garage/basement/during power outage, so a documentation change regarding that could be the reason for the different models.

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #33 on: Jan 14, 2015, 02:15 PM »
this is a small paint roller screen. Cost was under $2.

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #34 on: Jan 15, 2015, 04:18 PM »
Does Mr Heater make this top wire bracket accessory for warming coffee/food tray or is this a home made bracket. Exactly what I am looking for . If anyone knows and could respond I would greatly appreciate it. New to site and appreciate your response!

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #35 on: Jan 15, 2015, 04:25 PM »
Making your own modifications. They do not sell anything like this that I have seen.

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #36 on: Jan 15, 2015, 05:17 PM »
Littlewally,
Its a paint roller screen.  Only a couple bucks at your local hardware store.
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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #37 on: Jan 21, 2015, 06:32 PM »
Completed the igniter install today! Mine was a MH12c. It required a bit of drilling for the piezoelectric probe but was very simple. The test ignition lit on the first try. Thanks for the ideas!!!

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Re: Mr Heater cooker modifications?
« Reply #38 on: Jan 27, 2015, 10:02 AM »
Lonewolf, I just purchased the same heater 2 weeks ago. great Idea and will do the same. I am also going to try to see if I can get the low/med/high knob off and take the "preset clicker" out as I need something less then that "low" setting. I used the heater in a 2 man and even cooked on top of it and its still way hot.

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