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Old 07-05-2014, 12:18 PM   #1
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Old 07-05-2014, 01:31 PM   #2
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It WAS interesting. One of the mods listed got me thinking if it would be possible to have installed by ETI as part of the build -- a tankless water heater. Girard makes one that's about the same price as the 6 gallon 2 way. No corrosion, no anodes, no draining/winterizing, an "endless" supply of hot water (depending on the flow rate), and about a 50% savings in propane consumption. Dang, it'd be nice to take a long shower in the RV instead of a 'navy' shower. I'm going to inquire with Reace about it:

Girard Tankless LP Propane RV Water Heater - $471.98
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Old 07-05-2014, 01:44 PM   #3
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Everything I've read about tankless water heaters, here and on FGRV, suggests that they work just fine in a house, not so much in a trailer with limited fresh water supply and holding tanks.
Besides, if you turn on the water heater for half an hour and shut it off, it stays pretty hot for the rest of the day.
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Old 07-05-2014, 01:52 PM   #4
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I have had 2 of them in my Lances, a real PIA to use. Plus I do not think ETI will do the substitution.
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Old 07-05-2014, 02:18 PM   #5
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OK, thanks very much for the feedback all. In doing some more research, it would seem the Girard is one to stay away from because the operation is quirky. It depends too much on the flow rate and water pressure, which for you boondockers is a show stopper. Atwood makes one now that is getting very positive reviews. I think we'll just stick with the 2 way 6 gal, and who knows, maybe a future upgrade once all the kinks have been worked out. Once again, this forum is proving invaluable.
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Thanks for that.I always enjoy looking at what other people have done and lots of time I get ideas.
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Oh man!! .... Just what I needed

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