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Old 04-22-2016, 08:58 AM   #21
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One thing to remember with a stove designed for home use, is that they are not designed to travel. The grates and caps on the burners are usually held in place with gravity only, and any bumping along the road could easily cause them to dislodge and bounce about. One could remove these pieces for travel, but that would be a bit of a pain.

Those stoves designed for RV or marine use will have these items more firmly attached.
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Old 04-22-2016, 10:59 AM   #22
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It sure does. Did ETI do that install?
We asked about having a smev installed in our build. We were told no. We decided to go with the oven because of the better quality and igniter for the rangetop. We rarely have used the oven in any of our RVs. I have even baked blackberry cobbler in our barbecue so we didn't heat up our RV. I hate cooking indoors during the summer.
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Old 04-22-2016, 11:12 AM   #23
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One thing to remember with a stove designed for home use, is that they are not designed to travel. The grates and caps on the burners are usually held in place with gravity only, and any bumping along the road could easily cause them to dislodge and bounce about. One could remove these pieces for travel, but that would be a bit of a pain.

Those stoves designed for RV or marine use will have these items more firmly attached.
Isn't the Ramblewood the same unit Robert Johanns used for the Nest?
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Old 04-22-2016, 11:24 AM   #24
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Isn't the Ramblewood the same unit Robert Johanns used for the Nest?
I am not certain Ross, but if he did I can only imagine he checked it out good. Is this what he had on the spec sheet? I just went to look, and there is just one page on the site now.

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Old 04-22-2016, 05:10 PM   #25
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http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss...es%2Caps%2C132

I use one at home and one for the escape.

I find it works.

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We've been Escaping now 2/12 years, first with a 17 and now a 21. Both have the two burner Atwood cook top or stove and we are searching for something better. As Leon W aptly put it: "This is our Forever Trailer". Like that.
Want something that simmers better and lights easier and looks nice. I've learned to sleep with a butane lighter(recommended by the helpful hardware Ace dude in Gunnison, CO), yet that's just seems wrong Trying to keep the flame low by going to almost off is tricky; the lowest setting on the small burner is often still too high. Atwoods burners are 7200/5200 BTU. Looks are, well OK.

Love Chris R's fabulous 5.0TA custom, and know he agrees there is not a lot to choose from out there. Looked at the Dickinson 2 burner drop-in unit, however their two burners are 11,000/7,000 BTU so I have reservations about the low simmer there too.

After searching around I am thinking the Summit GC2BGL with an 8350/3400 BTu rating might be the one. It is less than 3" wider than the Atwood, but has a glass top, which I love on our home induction cooktop for cleaning, and has sealed burners and electronic ignition. It can be lit with a match too if no electric power is available. It does have a thermocouple flame failure protection as does the Dickinson. Is this just another spare to have to tote? Do people have any problems with the ovens? Other than that the dimensions seem great and the big burner is towards the sink rather than the wall as those with an Atwood have when turning it 90 degrees.
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I am not certain Ross, but if he did I can only imagine he checked it out good. Is this what he had on the spec sheet? I just went to look, and there is just one page on the site now.

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Jim- I recall the spec sheet as saying "Marine/RV" grade 2 burner stove", which is how Ramblewood describes it: RambleWood Equipment & Conslting Limited -- Products
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