OPERATING THE SPACE HEATER SMALL
Before operating the SHS, be sure to have matches and a small supply of tissue available inside the
STARTING THE HEATER
Fire or Explosion
Never attempt to light a heater that may still be hot. Allow the heater to cool sufficiently
before lighting. Lighting a heater that is still hot may result in fire/explosion!
Preparing the SHS. Place a small section of petroleum absorbent mat in front of the heater and have a
rag available to wipe up any spilled fuel.
Open the air vent (1) on the air vent/primer port two to three turns. If air vent is not opened, fuel flow to
heater will stop and the fire will go out.
Ensure that the fuel quick disconnect (2) is securely engaged.
Rotate the burner control (3) up or down as needed to position the indicator arrow (4) on setting # 5 of the
burner rate indicator scale (5).
Open the fuel shut-off valve (6) by rotating the valve handle upward as indicated on the fuel shut-off valve