I've been using DryStix
and The Circulator
from Dry Guy.
Both are radiant heat devices with no blower.
are a generation old compared to The Circulator
, and a little less effective, but will dry my boots in anywhere from 8 to 24 hours depending on how wet they are.The Circulator
I own is a 12v DC cigarette lighter adapter version for my vehicle's accessory outlet. The run pretty hot to the touch, but are supposed to be temp regulated at 90°F to prevent damage to custom footbeds and heat-moldable liners. Great for overnight trips if I'm staying in the car
. The 0.9A current draw doesn't tax the car battery too heavily if left running overnight.
I also use the 12-volt heaters in the house if I have multiple boots to dry. I picked up a 120v AC to 12v 1000mA DC adapter with a built-in lighter socket. The adapter is intended for portable GPS units (at least according to the seller's description on eBay), and it's great to be able to plug the adapter straight in without the hassle of extra cables and connectors.