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Portable Buddy Heater


Portable Buddy Heater

Item #:F232000 Model #: MH9BX

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Mr. Heater Portable Buddy Propane Heaters are the Most Popular Portable Heaters in America.

*ATTN Mr. Heater Customer – Mr. Heater has improved the performance of the tip-over safety switch inside your heater. You can now hear the operation of the tip-switch when the unit is shaken, bounced, or tipped upside down. Do not worry, this is only your tip-switch operating as it’s designed.  Please feel free to contact Mr. Heater Technical Service with any questions by phone at (800)-251-0001 or email on the Contact Us form.

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North America's Most Popular Portable Propane Heater! This patented radiant 4,000-9,000 BTU Liquid Propane heater connects directly to a 1 lb. cylinder and is the perfect solution for heating enclosed spaces like large tents up to 225 sq. ft. The expertly engineered size to BTU ratio is augmented with a fold down handle to give this heater maximum output while retaining a minimalistic footprint. A swivel regulator gives you the ability to adapt usage from a disposable cylinder to a remote gas supply with the purchase of a hose and filter. To light the unit, simply rotate the knob to pilot and push. Then the integrated Piezo sparking mechanism will take care of the rest. With the Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) and accidental tip-over safety shut-off you can be sure that you will enjoy years of comfortable indoor safe heat.
  • 4,000 or 9,000 BTU per hour
  • For use with propane gas
  • Heats up to 225 sq. ft.
  • Single control start knob
  • Hi-Low heat settings
  • Swivel regulator
  • Fold down handle
  • Accidental tip-over safety shut-off
  • Includes Piezo igniter
  • Runs off a 1 lb. cylinder
  • Connects directly to a 20 lb. cylinder with optional hose and filter
  • The distinctive RED Mr. Heater Buddy that has delivered comfort and safety for decades.

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Additional Information

BTU per Hour 4,000/9,000
Heating Area (Sq Ft) 225
Tank Capacity (Min) 1 lb Propane Cylinder
Run Time (Hrs at Max BTU) 3 Hours
Run Time (Hrs at Min BTU) 6 Hours
Fuel Consumption/Burn Rate (Gal/Hr) at 4,000 BTU = 0.044 Gal/Hr, at 9,000 BTU = 0.099 Gal/Hr
Electricity Required No
Maximum Elevation (Ft) 7000 Ft
Weight (Lbs) 10.60
Model MH9BX
Oversized No
Length 14.25
Width 9.00
Height 15
Disclaimer Not for sale in Massachusetts or Canada.
Use Emergency Heat, Tents, Campers, Workshops, Job Sites, Porches, Patios, Decks, Garages, Storage Buildings, Picnics, Tailgate Parties, Construction Trailers, Sporting Events, Barns, Sheds, Hunting Blinds, Shelters, Ice Fishing Shanties
Warranty 1 Year Limited
Thermostat No
Safety Tip-Over Switch Yes
Fuel Type Propane
Heat Type Radiant
Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) Yes
High Limit Safety Shut-off (HLS) No
Indoor Safe Yes
Ignition Piezo
Hose & Regulator Included Sold separately

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Customer Reviews

Don't live with a faulty Mr Heater - Call for help
Review by Jim

I bought a Mr Heater some years ago. I thought it just sucked. It would not stay lit for more than a few minutes. I created the story that this was the new safety feature, etc., etc. What it really was, was a faulty unit. On a recent hunting trip I told a companion about the crumby heater and it turned out he had the same model - but his worked great! I went to town (no small effort) and bought a new one. Works great!

I called Mr Heater Customer Service and spoke with Vanessa. She was great! Sympathetic, supportive and took great pains to compensate for my ignorance. The only mistake I made was NOT calling sooner when I had a problem.

I do love the new heater.

(Posted on 10/17/2017)
Great heater, GREAT customer service
Review by TONY

I've used Mr.heater heaters for many years in the hunting blind and in ice shacks, I finally bought my own Mr. Buddy. absolutely love it. it worked flawlessly for the first month after purchase. Then the unimaginable- it quit sparking. I was besides myself. I finally bought my own fancy heater, and its broken! I called the customer service line, inquiring as to the warranty for these heaters.. gave the CSR my serial number, he informed me that the valve assembly would indeed be covered under the warranty, he offered for me to send in my unit to be repaired or replaced, or if I was feeling "handy" he would send me the valve free of charge. I obliged! I had also in a previous (unrelated) incident ; set a hot torch head down on my heater handle. I asked if replacement handles were available. he responded by asking what color my plastic was, after determining the correct color, He informed me he would be sending the handles along with the valve to me FREE OF CHARGE. I did not expect that, quite generous indeed considering my ignorance caused my handle destruction! I informed Brian that I would do all I could to spread the word of his out-of-this-world customer service. so here's my review!

(Posted on 3/3/2017)
Great Product
Review by Curtis

My family and I have been using buddy heater products for many years at hunting camp and not once has any of these products left us out in the cold. The company as outstanding customer service that values you as a customer. A quality that has long since disappeared. You will not be disappointed in this product.

(Posted on 8/13/2015)

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