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Old 04-25-2015, 09:16 PM   #1
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Hot water heater

So we are new to Rving and trying to work out the details. So is it better to keep hot water heater on electric the whole time you are hooked up to power or just use gas when you need hot waster, or does it matter? Just curious if anyone had an opinion.
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Old 04-25-2015, 09:34 PM   #2
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During the summer months with the A/C turned on I will operate the water heater on propane. During winter months when Iím using propane for the furnace I use the electric side to heat the water. You didnít say what brand and model RV you have but if you have 30 amp service you will definitely be better off using propane during the summer months because of the electrical usage of the air conditioner.
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Old 04-25-2015, 09:48 PM   #3
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When camping with shore power-at a C.G.
If you're not in a hurry-just turn on the 110 V. electric and let it cook.Saves on propane.
If you are in a hurry for hot water-run both.This works well for me.
If no shore power-it's propane.No choice.
Stay clean my friend-stay clean.
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Thanks oakman. We have a surveyor 33 rets. It has 50 amp service because it is prewired for 2nd ac unit, which we are going to try it with one this sumner and see what happens. Current ac is 15k What you are saying makes a lot of sense
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