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Does anyone with an I/O use a bilge heater?
I leave my 217 SD in the water all year here in East Tennessee and have it winterized. I would like to try using a bilge heater instead so I could still get out on some of the nice days in late fall any early spring. Very seldom see any ice on the water though the winter.
I don't because I have mine winterized, wrapped and stored out of water. But I wanted to mention that I have heard people using a simple incandescent light bulb to act as a heater for below decks.2012 SD237 I/O Mercruiser 5.0L MPI ECT/ Bravo 32012 Load Rite Elite Tandem axle trailer
I think any thing that can break and cause a spark would be dangerous. Even a household heater in a bilge area with possible fuel fumes is a bad idea.
Thanks anyway, Dave
I have not had any experience with this items. It does not sound like a good idea to me.
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