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Friday, May 06, 2022 Gerald UK Watlington, UK

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Diesel heater tested out last night. I only half-filled the tank so it would run out in the middle of the night. Then I could see the difference for when it was running, and not. I thought it would get quite hot in there, like over 25 or 30C, but thankfully it doesn't, probably because there's no insulation. Outside of the tent the temp went down to 16C. So the diesel heater looks like, for last night at least, it will keep the temp 2 or 3 degrees higher. The soil is also quite warm at 18C. Is it worth it? Probably not if the night is warmish like last night, but if it's a cold night then yes it probably is. I can also increase the temp if I insulate the tent with bubble wrap. I will keep on testing, see how it goes.

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