b. Fuel. The space heater will operate on leaded
Model. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M1950
FSN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4520-287-3353
or white gasoline and may be adapted to burn coal
Maximum Fuel Consumption
(smokeless combustion). . . . . . . . . 625 gallons per hour
Heat Output. . . . . . . . . . . . ..60,000 BTU (British Thermal
3-2. Tabulated Data
Data for the space heater are tabulated as follows
Section II. INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
under the ear clasps surrounding the thimble hole
3-3. Service Upon Receipt
in the heater.
Space heaters are packaged in separate containers
(2) Swing the heater legs down into position and
to protect them during shipment storage. Container
set the heater upright on the tripod support provided
and heater will weigh approximately 33 pounds.
by the two legs and the exhaust pipe base section.
The heater surface should be level.
3-4. Unpacking the Equipment
(3) Attach the exhaust pipe sections to the base
a. General. The space heater is shipped in a stan-
section and extend them upward and outside the tent
dard type corrugated cardboard box. All components
or shelter. Attach the draft diverter to the top of the
to this heater are stowed within the heater body.
exhaust stack. In most tents, this can be accom-
b. Uncrating. Remove the heater from the ship-
plished when the base section of the exhaust pipe
ping container, being careful not to damage the
stack is clipped to the rear end of the heater body.
heater when opening the container.
Anchor the three guy lines, leading from the wire
c. Depreservation. Prior to placing the heater in
loops in the draft diverter, to ground stakes.
operation, accomplish depreservation in accordance
with instructions outlined in DA Form 2258 (De-
If wood or coal is to be used as fuel, the
preservation Guide for Vehicles and Equipment).
heater is ready for operation. If gasoline
DA Form 2258 is attached to the heater assembly.
is to be used as fuel, invert the grate in
the heater body, and complete the follow-
3-5. Inspection and Servicing
ing steps of setting up the heater.
(4) Insert the burner assembly in the burner
(1) Inspect the entire heater assembly for signs
hole on top of the heater body. Position the burner
of physical damage.
assembly so that the supporting lugs of the burner
(2) Inspect the heater to be sure that it is proper-
cap rest on the edge of the burner hole, and lock the
ly assembled, secure, clean, and correctly adjusted.
retainers in place by lowering the wire loop back
(3) Correct deficiencies within the scope of or-
over the ends of the retainers nearest the fuel tube.
ganizational maintenance before placing the heater
Turn the burner assembly prior to clamping it so
that the offset fuel tube holds the drip valve to one
side of the space heater.
(1) Perform the daily preventive maintenance
Use V jaw wrench FSN 5120-595-9193 to
(2) Perform the quarterly preventive mainte-
tighten pipe connections.
(5) Refer to figure 3-1.1, assemble the gasoline
can adapter, and insert it in the fuel can.
Installation of Separately
To prevent the adapter washer from
No separately packaged items are shipped with the
squeezing out of place, wipe the gasoline
off of the washer, washer seat, and lid of
the fuel can,
a. Remove the nested exhaust pipe sections, draft
The fuel can must be taken down from the
diverter, burner assembly, gasoline hose and fuel
support before releasing the cam. This
can adapter from inside the heater body. The wire
precludes fuel spillage.
grate may be left inside the heater,
(6) Attach one end of the fuel hose to the drip
loop hose attached to the adapter. Attach the other
(1) Remove the nested exhaust pipe from the
end of the fuel hose to the drip valve of the burner
base section, and attach the base section thimble
end of the heater by engaging the 3-lug clip band