February 22, 2022


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The Prospector Space Heater

50.000 BTU Portable Heater

Price: $1,299.00 CDN 


This is the BIG BOY, delivering powerful, clean, efficient, radiant heat and requires no electricity. It is easy to start and operate and will satisfy large heating needs. The heater operates on readily available diesel fuel.

The Prospector is robustly built for reliability and durability. The heater uses a vaporizing burner and is controlled by a fully adjustable fuel regulator. The heat output can be adjusted from 20,000 BTU/h to 50,000 BTU/h (approx 2 liters/hr) of diesel fuel consumption on high.

The Prospector also includes multiple operational safety features such as a patented, non-flooding burner, fuel regulator overheat protection, fuel shutoff valve and side lighting port. These natural draft heaters are rugged and extremely safe, easy to operate, and burn extremely clean with no smoke or smell. A galvanized heat shield is attached to the heater to protect the user from incidental contact.

These non-powered diesel space heaters are being used in mining camps, construction sites, agricultural buildings, homes, cottages, workshops and garages, ice fishing shacks.

These stoves and heaters are designed for use only with clean;
DF1, DF2, DFA, P-40, P-50

Prospector – Weight and shipping sizes:

 Width  Depth  Height  Weight  Weight incl. fuel/vent kits
 20″  24″  36″  70 lbs  95 lbs
 51cm  61cm  92cm  32 kg  44 kg


Prospector heater brochure         Prospector Manual         Prospector quick installation guide

Specific Information:

 1. Lighting instructions (see also video)  2. Trouble shooting  3. Setup instructions
 4. Maintanance (see also video)  5. Draft control  6. Draft control type-B34


Floor Size Heating Ability Low Setting High Setting
Room with poor insulation, temperate/mild weather 700 sqft 1800 sqft
Room with poor insulation, cold weather 600 sqft 1400 sqft
Room with avg. insulation, temperate/mild weather 800 sqft 2400 sqft
Room with avg. insulation, cold weather 700 sqft 1800 sqft
Tent with no insulation, cold weather 240 sqft 400 sqft

note: General guideline for portable structure/building with 8 foot ceiling. Other factors like quantity and size of windows and exterior walls will affect above numbers.



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