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Old 10-22-2013, 01:43 PM   #31
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will the tankless water heater work on a travel trailer. if so where can I purchase it.
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Old 10-22-2013, 01:49 PM   #32
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That's fantastic. I never fully understood the "tankless" system. How does it keep up and heat water that fast?
I'm fairly sure it's really hyperactive Pixie Fairies.


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will the tankless water heater work on a travel trailer. if so where can I purchase it.
I know that these can be installed aftermarket. I would start with an RV dealer that deals with campers that come with these... But, it seems that you need to be careful which generation of these Girard models. I do believe that there are 2 or 3 other brands.

Here's a google search to get you started (since 1/2 of my Internet is down today):
https://www.google.com/search?q=tank...ater+heater+rv
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Old 10-22-2013, 01:50 PM   #33
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Any place that sells RV supplies and appliances. Camping World. PPL, Tweetys, etc. EBay and amazon may have them also.
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Old 10-22-2013, 02:15 PM   #34
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I'm fairly sure it's really hyperactive Pixie Fairies. I know that these can be installed aftermarket. I would start with an RV dealer that deals with campers that come with these... But, it seems that you need to be careful which generation of these Girard models. I do believe that there are 2 or 3 other brands. Here's a google search to get you started (since 1/2 of my Internet is down today): https://www.google.com/search?q=tank...ater+heater+rv
Now if we could have those fairies make diesel we would have it made.
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Old 10-22-2013, 02:20 PM   #35
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Now if we could have those fairies make diesel we would have it made.

That would be awesome. I think so far this summer I have went thru almost 1,600 gallons of fuel...
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1600! That's great. Lots of great trips.
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:10 PM   #37
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That would be awesome. I think so far this summer I have went thru almost 1,600 gallons of fuel...
1,600 x $4 = $6,400 in fuel

1,600 x 10 MPG = 16,000 Miles!

AWESOME!

I'm hoping next year to be able to take a 6 month long lap around the USA in our Berk!
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:03 AM   #38
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We had ours replaced with the newer model and find it still takes two people to get the temp just right for a shower. We have to turn the dial all the way to the right to get the water hot enough for dishes, then turn it back for showers. I am not sure that tankless is good for an RV. There is too much variation in water pressure at campgrounds to be effective. I will say that it is better than the first generation but it still sucks.
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We had ours replaced with the newer model and find it still takes two people to get the temp just right for a shower. We have to turn the dial all the way to the right to get the water hot enough for dishes, then turn it back for showers. I am not sure that tankless is good for an RV. There is too much variation in water pressure at campgrounds to be effective. I will say that it is better than the first generation but it still sucks.
HMM! That's not what I wanted to hear. Just picked up a new Berkshire 390bh 2 weeks ago. We camped 1 night in the coach to check things out and the water heater seem to work OK. Hopefully, it will work well in the long run also.
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We had ours replaced with the newer model and find it still takes two people to get the temp just right for a shower. We have to turn the dial all the way to the right to get the water hot enough for dishes, then turn it back for showers. I am not sure that tankless is good for an RV. There is too much variation in water pressure at campgrounds to be effective. I will say that it is better than the first generation but it still sucks.
I'm sure you have tried all the fixes but just checking. Do you have a shower head that mixes air with the water. Not sure what brand is best. That did help with ours. Also do you have a pressure regulator. I also found that the water filter was very restrictive I went without for awhile and it made a very positive change in how the water heater worked. Now I use the biggest micron filter I can find. My plan is to get a large filter out side the MH. I think that will improve the water heater results.
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