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16. Line up the plain ring with the protruding bolts.
17. Place and tighten the nuts (9 total) on the protruding bolts outside of tent so as to sandwich the
tent wall between the 2 rings.
18. Repeat steps 13 thru 17 for the other hole location.
A successful completion should look comparable to the photo below.
SITE SELECTION CRITERIA (OUTSIDE THE TENT)
The SHC weighs approximately 74 pounds (33.6 kg). Two persons must carry the SHC
when lifting or lowering the unit from 3 feet or more. Be sure to lift with legs, not back, to
The space heater, convective site will be dictated by the location of the tent since the heater inlet (1) and
outlet (2) ducts must be able to reach the tent duct tunnels (3).
Heater will not operate when tilt or grade is greater than 15
degrees, which is a 1.5 foot
drop over a 10 foot span.
The heater site must be as level as possible (heater will not start or operate if the slope is greater than 15
degrees), and free of combustible material (e.g. dried twigs, leaves. etc.). If snow is present, it should be
removed from the area immediately beneath and around the heater.
The site should be selected so that the heater will be positioned at least 2 feet (61 cm) from combustibles,
including the tent wall.