kerosene heater indoor?

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sorry, this may be a really stupid question, but i just dont know the answer...

is it safe to use a kerosene heater indoors? on like this

http://columbia.craigslist.org/tls/482162593.html

and is this the "torpedo" style heater that you can run on a mixture of kerosene and VO?

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i dont know why that post came us as anonymous

it was me

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no and then yes

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you are hands down one of my most favorite people

is it an exhaust issue? not that i plan on trying to make it work or anything...

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Quote:
Originally posted by: Anonymous
sorry, this may be a really stupid question, but i just dont know the answer...

is it safe to use a kerosene heater indoors? on like this

http://columbia.craigslist.org/tls/482162593.html

and is this the "torpedo" style heater that you can run on a mixture of kerosene and VO?

With the exception of a clean burring propane heater (with o2 depletion sensor), you would most likely get very sick, pass out, and/or perish using this type of heater indoors. Even if you were renovating a house, I would not recommend using a torpedo or salamander heater. FYI.

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what he said.......
but yes it will run on veggie

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The torpedo type will run on VO, wick type kero heaters will not.

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Originally posted by: DHarvey
The torpedo type will run on VO, wick type kero heaters will not.

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they will if it is a pressure tank type

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