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Fire Sense Hammer Tone Bronze Patio Heater

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.3
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/10
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Ease of Use
 34
easy, put together, easy to put, assembly, instructions
+100%
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" ...  Fairly easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Was easy to put together and has good instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble. ... Fairly easy to wheel around.  ...  "
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" ...  Much more powerful than my old heater, easy to assemble, and looks good.  ...  "
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" ...  Was easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  The assembly is really clear and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to light.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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Build Quality
 32
fell, easy to assemble, together, stainless, rust
+38%
-63%
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" ...  It pulls apart easily instead of peeling in one piece and wont come out of the cracks and crevices. ... All they had to do was use two small pieces of scotch tape and tape all these pieces together and put it in a plastic bag. ... Im so irritated that if i had purchased it locally id take the entire assembled unit along with this still shrink wrapped reflector shield back to where i bought it.  ...  "
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" ...  It has three sections that are held together by a ver weak joint. ... I bought this in October and have used it a few times and it already fell appart.  ...  "
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" ...  The threaded male insert is not secured well to the bottom tube.  ...  "
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" ...  Just remember to fasten every nut/bolt from the propane tank upward. ... My only concern is that the top brim is a thin metal, so it flexes and bends rather easily.  ...  "
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" ...  It is most certainly damaged inside.  ...  "
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" ...  With the first strong wind it fell apart and luckily didn’t break anything except for its hood.  ...  "
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" ...  The heater has fallen over 4 times in the last 2 weeks making it now unusable since the stainless steel is all bent and the top has fallen off.  ...  "
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" ...  Where they appear to have welded the base edge they stainless steel is completey discolored  ...  "
Setup
 25
instructions, assembly, easy, took, directions
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Easy to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Was easy to assemble. ... If you have two people, the deflector shield is a breeze to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble and instructions are very clear with pictures and diagrams included. ... One-person setup is possible two will be better.  ...  "
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" ...  Packaging, setup instructions very clear and easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  It was well packaged, the directions for assembling were good which made it prettty easy to put together.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe longer because assembly was easy.  ...  "
Price
 22
great product, worth the money, worth, well worth, waste of money
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Started on the first click, very happy with the quality for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  However, in general it works well and the price is right.  ...  "
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" ...  High quality, great finish and a wonderful price . ... I bought 2 for the price of 1 good one locally .  ...  "
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" ...  Some assembly but lookgreat for price.  ...  "
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" ...  The price was good and the product is worth the price .  ...  "
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" ...  These heaters work great, especially for the price! ... They look similar to more expensive versions, so well worth the money!  ...  "
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" ...  also great price .  ...  "
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" ...  Price was right!  ...  "
Heating
 17
puts, heater, lot of heat, heats, throws
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Was very easy to put together and it gives off great heat.  ...  "
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" ...  Puts out a lot of heat!  ...  "
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" ...  This patio heater throws off a good amount of heat.  ...  "
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" ...  Aside from the heat shield issue, the heater works "as advertised" and provides a great amount of regulated heat.  ...  "
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" ...  They look great in bronze and pump out a ton of heat.  ...  "
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" ...  This unit really puts out the heat .  ...  "
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" ...  Heat distribution seems adequate.  ...  "
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" ...  It throws out a lot of heat and warms you up if you are standing.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 15
months, ignition, igniter, ignitor, defective
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Mine is broken already.  ...  "
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" ...  The heater lighted up very intermittently the first few days.  ...  "
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" ...  By the time I got around to assembling it, it seemed to work fine for 1 week.  ...  "
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" ...  All seemed fine until I turned on the unit. ... but goes out when the knob is no longer depressed. ... I still haven't heard back and we needed the unit working yesterday.  ...  "
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" ...  Ignitor did not survive the first year.  ...  "
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" ...  And now the igniter quit working!  ...  "
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" ...  Nothing like this should be defective in one year.  ...  "
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" ...  Igniter switch didn't work the first time I used it.  ...  "
Design
 15
look, rust, put together, finish, easy to use
+100%
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" ...  Works great and showed up in perfect shape.  ...  "
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" ...  I would say that there have been improvements on design so what you are assembling is easier and safer. ... Once I was done, I was pretty proud of myself because it was shorter but looked aesthetically exactly the same.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together and looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  they really liked the Bronze  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the product works as expected and looks pretty nice.  ...  "
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" ...  We've gotten lots of compliments on its functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the brown finish which looks like it will be rust-resistant (although I have ordered a cover too).  ...  "
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" ...  Superb quality and looks.  ...  "
Capacity
 13
heater, area, porch, warm, deck
+92%
-8%
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" ...  We had a party in 30° weather and this beast kept our guests warm.  ...  "
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" ...  Great looking patio heaters.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a small electric heater that I have on my patio that does fine within two feet.  ...  "
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" ...  Used on a very cold night on patio and it warmed the area very well.  ...  "
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" ...  We use it even in the northeast winters under a covered porch (we have high ceilings). ... In the summers we use it on our open porch.  ...  "
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" ...  I was hesitant about purchasing a patio heater online but I am glad I did.  ...  "
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" ...  This is so awesome on our deck and great for chilly nights. ... It really extends our deck season for us here in the MidWest.  ...  "
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" ...  Used it in our screened in porch that has about three feet of clearance from the ceiling and the top of the torch.  ...  "
Fit
 12
fall, tank, heater, spring, screws
+33%
-67%
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" ...  With the first strong wind it fell apart and luckily didn’t break anything except for its hood.  ...  "
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" ...  It pulls apart easily instead of peeling in one piece and wont come out of the cracks and crevices. ... All they had to do was use two small pieces of scotch tape and tape all these pieces together and put it in a plastic bag.  ...  "
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" ...  The seam on this unit is just snapped/twisted into place. ... It does not hold.  ...  "
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" ...  The threaded male insert is not secured well to the bottom tube.  ...  "
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" ...  While it does provide heat, the tower that actually holds the heater is very weak and poorly made. ... It has three sections that are held together by a ver weak joint. ... One that doesn’t fall on you when you try to move it.  ...  "
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" ...  won't stay lit without someone holding down the gas knob so it is basically useless at this point.  ...  "
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" ...  This heater falls over with one gust of wind.  ...  "
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" ...  Fell over in the wind and was distroyed  ...  "
Returns
 10
trying, order, new one, back, window
+20%
-80%
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" ...  I ordered two and returned them both.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I need to return this enormous boxes to amazon and order a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm trying to figure out how to repair it.  ...  "
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" ...  Trying to find where to get a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Of course I didn't receive a return phone call.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be returning this piece of crap.  ...  "
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" ...  Mine is broken already.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
delivered, packaged, damaged, box, badly
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Received the unit three days after order from Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Packaging was excellent & delivery was super-fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It came perfectly packaged!  ...  "
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" ...  Packaged well - despite UPS damaging the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered in great shape and looks good too  ...  "
Comfort
 9
fall, together, spring, hands
+44%
-56%
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" ...  I used it once before it fell and broke.  ...  "
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" ...  It has three sections that are held together by a ver weak joint. ... I bought this in October and have used it a few times and it already fell appart. ... One that doesn’t fall on you when you try to move it.  ...  "
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" ...  It literally peeled and fell apart.  ...  "
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" ...  Fell over in the wind and was distroyed  ...  "
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" ...  The base itself was pretty worn.  ...  "
Cooling
 8
warm, patio, heater, keeps us, keeps
+100%
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" ...  Used on a very cold night on patio and it warmed the area very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very glad I purchased this before the cold moved in.  ...  "
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" ...  Keeps everyone warm.  ...  "
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" ...  Good heater for the winter!  ...  "
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" ...  Set it up in about 30 minutes and love that we can stay on the patio when it is cold!  ...  "
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" ...  We had a party in 30° weather and this beast kept our guests warm.  ...  "
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" ...  My wife has really enjoyed this heater, she is always cold.  ...  "
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" ...  keeps us warm on cool to cold evenings  ...  "
Color
 6
color, looks, bronze, patio, hammered
+100%
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" ...  For the money it is 5 star, and the color options are awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Looks really great in bronze color.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the color, looks great on my patio.  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
shipping, order, days, satisfied, return
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Thank goodness Amazon makes it easy to return .  ...  "
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" ...  Received the unit three days after order from Amazon. ... Plus, I got free shipping with "Amazon Prime".  ...  "
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" ...  MAY ORDER ANOTHER  ...  "
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" ...  aside from the shipping delay I am very satisfied with this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for $115 on Amazon Warehouse deal.  ...  "
As Gift
 5
husband, bought, present, christmas, bent
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Bought this a couple years ago as a gift for my husband and we are both pleased.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 2 of them - one for me and one for a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift .  ...  "
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" ...  It was a Christmas present and the recipients love it .  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 5
box, badly, arrived, parts, item
+20%
-80%
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" ...  Product arrived defective and leakes popane.  ...  "
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" ...  Product was discovered to be damaged badly when taken out of the inner box.  ...  "
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" ...  Once again, the second time thus item was delivered in a badly damaged box. ... It is most certainly damaged inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Mine is broken already.  ...  "
Features
 4
ignition, unit
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Will look for replacement heaters that I know will light when I need them, i.e., electronic ignition is a must.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well and is easy to light.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't wait to light it on a cool night this summer.  ...  "
Washer Dryer
 4
nice
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Just an amazing great heater.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice heater.  ...  "
Storage
 3
put together, propane, parts, heater, gas
+100%
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" ...  Also, you will want to utilize a small level to assure proper balance of shaft above propane storage area.  ...  "
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" ...  The item was easy enough to put together and ours came with all the required parts.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to assemble, fired right up, wish it had a little drink holder  ...  "
Size
 3
tall, size, large
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Very large nice and sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  Just be prepared at the size as it is very tall but I have it on my back patio and it is great.  ...  "

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