Originally Posted by hkreck
I'm looking into the Hott Rod H/W electric conversion kit. Installs pretty easy and just plugs it into a 110v outlet. Won't forget to turn it off as once the 110 is disconnected the power goes off to it. They have them at CW in 6 and 10 Gallon sizes.
We've discussed those several times here in the forums. IIRC, the anode portion of the hott rod is not cheap, and will need to be replaced more frequently than a regular anode rod, which Suburban brand water heaters need the anode.