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Old 02-14-2017, 02:42 PM   #1
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Has anyone used a tankless water heater? I have been pricing water heaters and im not sure 300 to 500 is in our budget for a new one. If anyone has could you let me know the brand. they have a lot of mixed reviews.
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Old 02-14-2017, 02:52 PM   #2
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I was looking at the tankless water heater in an Oliver trailer at Quartzsite Az this last weekend, and they use a Truma AquaGo. I couldn't find the price on their website, but under discussion of tankless water heaters that can be mounted IN an RV it was mentioned that they typically go for twice the price of a 6 to 10 gallon tank version.
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Old 02-14-2017, 07:13 PM   #3
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I bought a Fastair brand digital tankless for about $80 on Ebay 2 years ago and mounted it to the tongue. It works great. You can see photos of it on my thread Our 1971 13' Boler Mods on this site.
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Old 03-10-2017, 04:14 PM   #4
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Old 03-10-2017, 05:10 PM   #5
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The one RedBarron55 posted is the same one I have. I mounted it on the tongue like he did, only his enclosure is a lot nicer than mine, which is just mounted to the tongue with a homemade bracket. It works very well to I might add.
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Old 03-10-2017, 05:26 PM   #6
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What's in the box with front vent next to the water heater, in back of tank?
Is it AC? Where did you move the battery?

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Old 03-10-2017, 06:19 PM   #7
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The tan box is the Heat Pump condenser part of a mini-split.
For weight and balance the battery is under the driver's side bunk behind the wheel . It is vented to the outside

I modified the cell caps and tied them into a manifold to the outside after this picture was taken
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:37 AM   #8
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Old 03-16-2017, 04:46 AM   #9
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if you want to do the work, and your gas valve is in good shape, you can always just change the tank, I bought a new tank on ebay, with electrical heating unit as well for $178.00
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