Miniature patio heater

  • US 6,446,623 B1
  • Filed: 09/15/2000
  • Issued: 09/10/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/15/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A miniature patio heater having a base which includes a chamber for receiving a gas bottle, said chamber having a side wall, a post extending upwardly from said base, said post having a first lower end attached to said base and an upper end, a heater assembly attached to said upper end of said post, a shroud attached to said heater, a regulator in said chamber, a gas line extending from said regulator to said heater, the improvement comprising:

  • an access opening in said side wall of said chamber; and

    a connector assembly attached to one of said regulator and said gas line and pivotally connected to the other of said regulator and said gas line so that the gas bottle can be swung from a vertical position within said chamber outwardly through said access opening to an angular position for replacement.

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