My Fiance loves her auto blanket. It keeps her toasty warm while the heat in the car is turned down to a temp. that I'm comfotable with.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? good
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? good
live in wisconsin, don't have heated seats, have to take my 84 year old mom to the Doctor often, this works great for her, i don't have to have the heat blasting in the care, she is very comfortable i usually heat the car up for about 5 to 10 minutes depending on how cold it is outside,
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? great
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. great
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? spot on
It is a nice warm blanket. Does not get very hot but will keep you warm. Get a head start on warming it up. Takes a little while.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? good color.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. the quality was pretty good.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Description was a little off the mark.
This was a gift for my wife and she loves it! She uses it every morning on the way to work and when we travel. It is well worth the money to put her to sleep while I drive. Excellent blanket.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Excellent
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Excellent
This is a lightweight blanket, similar to the thickness found with an airline blanket. I make up for the thinness of the blanket by using it under a down comforter. With that minor accommodation, the blanket produces an acceptable amount of heat. Using an old 12-volt car battery -- not the deep cycle type of battery that would be intended for extended use -- the blanket was still heating after about 5 hours of continuous use. The specifications do not report the blanket's actual heat output or its energy consumption, which would be helpful for predicting its suitability. Nevertheless, it is an adequate 12-volt solution for safe, portable heat. Its price is a third of that of 12-volt space heaters. The instructions recommend keeping the engine's vehicle running to avoid depleting the battery. That seems to be a ridiculously expensive power source. Just use an old car battery that is separate from the battery that will be needed later to start the engine. 73, de K1WDR
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Accurate
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good quality, acceptable but not superlative.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate.
The heater went out in my car, and living in Chicago, one NEEDS some sort of heat in the car to make it through the winter. I've been using this for about a month now, and it does everything it needs to do to keep me warm while driving.I usually cover myself up to my chest with this, but I definitely think it could be laid across two people's laps to share. The heating elements are thin and flexible, so this definitely feels more like a fleece blanket and less like an old style electric blanket. Yay innovation! :)Cord is nice and long, I recommend keeping the cord bundled as it comes packaged until you figure out just how long you need the cord to be. I had the cord wrapping around everything the first few days before I figured out I should probably tie it up to keep from tangling while getting into the car on a cold windy day!Blanket heats up quickly once you plug it into your cigarette lighter.As with ANY device you plug into your car, remember to unplug it once you turn off the engine! I've already had to have my car jumped once because I accidentally left it plugged in overnight. Not the blanket's fault, of course!The only thing I'm worried about as I use the blanket more is it seems like the heating elements may start shifting around between the two layers of fleece blanket, seems like the elements are not too securely tacked so the elements don't start moving to one end of the blanket or another. Once again, that's just a hunch. Hasn't happened yet, maybe never.Haven't tried to wash it yet, and I probably won't try until spring. I think it can only be spot washed anyway, and that just seems like too much of a hassle to do when I'd have to put a semi-wet blanket out in the car. In the winter. No way!Overall, this blankie's getting the job done nicely for me. Especially if your car's heater has gone out, this is a GREAT product! Hope it lasts me for years, but we'll see.
I purchased one of these blankets to keep me warm on chilly mornings while I'm waiting for my car to warm up.The first two or three times I used it, it worked OK. It wasn't particularly toasty but it did warm up enough to keep me happy. After that, it quit working entirely and all I have is a $5 fleece blanket with a bunch of wires in it.
This blanket is EVERYTHING I wanted! AND MORE! I can now ride in the car with my hubby & not be cooked! He loves it too. Don't even need to plug it in all the time he just covers up in it & keeps him warm enough. I'd suggest this to all my friends! Seems to be well made & safe.
We love this blanket. On those cold days when you are away from the garage it is nice to jump in the car and have something warm right away to put over your lap while you are waiting for the car to warm up. Also some of us don't like it so warm in the car and then we just plug in the blanket and we are nice and cozy. The only thing I don't like is that you can't throw it in the washing machine to wash it.
I bought this as a Christmas present for a friend that drives a semi truck across country. He had said that he gets chilly and sometimes its stuffy to have the heater on all the time, but too cold to open the windows. So I bought this and he says its perfect. can put it on his lap and keeps him toasty. Good product. Have not washed it yet, so do not know about that.
This blanket is perfect for my two kids in the back seat. It is big enough to cover the whole back seat, so they can share easily, and the cord is long enough that it doesn't get in the way at all. The kids love it! It warms up quickly, so the beginning of a ride on a cold night is comfortable right away. Wish I had one when I was a kid!
I work outside in the elements, and on cold days, this blanket is a God send. I enjoy it very much. I searched the internet, but did not like the prices and shipping and handling fees. Overstock had the best prices and the bes S&H fees. Thanks MI in SC