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Postby robertaw » Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:51 am

I don't know anything about the heaters but your User ID is hilarious! :lol:

I sometimes feel that way about FL.
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Postby Oasis Maker » Sun Dec 06, 2009 5:54 am

The Zodi Tent Heater you refer to has supposedly been being redesigned for about 3 years now. When I last called a couple of years ago, Zodi said they were working on a new design and it should be released "soon". I couldn't help but to ask the reason for the redesign and did they have any safety issues, or worse, lawsuits from the old design? Zodi insisted there were no safety issues with the old design and "this new one" would just be better?

I like Zodi products and have the Zodi Instant Hot Camp Shower, as well as the Shower Extreme (which I like better). Good company with great products, but I suspect a red flag on this tent heater for obvious reasons.

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Postby chorizon » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:32 am

Interesting theme goin' here, TrappedinNM, especially in the light of how the heaters have been in limbo for 3 years now.

Guess you could say the Zodi is stuck in Lodi again! (Oh Lord) :thinking:
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Postby regis101 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:48 pm

Buy it and I'll give ya 20 fer it
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Postby Karl » Fri Dec 11, 2009 4:18 am

Trapped,
http://www.tnttt.com/viewtopic.php?t=20353 talks about two types of Zodi heaters; one for warming a tent and the other for heating water. I made a few comments on page 2.
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Re: Zodi tent heaters

Postby Gator Ron » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:02 pm

TrappedinNM wrote:Anybody used of these? They are no longer available on their website. The concept seems perfect for a teardrop since the combustion is outside.

I read they are being redesigned on one site, but there is no information on the website.


I have the two burner Zodi model tent heater that I bought new back in 2004....Only trouble with the unit would be with the wimpy 12 volt fan that come with it.....I have a small 12 volt fan that was used to blow out gases from man holes when workers are down under the ground that is real small and quite powerful that I plan on using on my heater this winter here in cold Florida......The Zodi heater burners work very well and could heat up a mid-sized camping trailer with out a problem but just think you need to upgrade the wimpy blower that comes with these units....The single burner one would be great for a teardrop trailer.....The real problem as I see it with the Zodi headers is, if the fan brakes down in the middle of the night the burners keep running, then yes that could cause a fire is not even an explosion because the propane tank is right there so you need to keep that hot air flowing at all times when the burner or burners are running for it not to cause a problem.....Hope this info. was helpful......"Season's Greetings" from the the gator!

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Postby Cliffmeister2000 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:40 am

That is EXACTLY the kind of heater I've been looking for for my weekender!
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