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Old 03-01-2018, 03:24 PM   #1
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New Truma Water Heater

Today I replaced the Girard Gen 2 water heater with a Truma water heater. No more hot and cold cycles. The Truma Service Center in Lakeland Fl is currently offering free installation. They will also travel to your location for a small fee (well worth it IMO) if you are within a few hours drive. Took about three hours.Click image for larger version

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Old 03-02-2018, 07:59 AM   #2
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in about a month or so give the forum an update on how it is working and if you are still as pleased.
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Old 03-06-2018, 08:42 PM   #3
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Our Girard instant water heater actually has worked fine. Sometimes I get the impression that they all work badly.
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Old 03-17-2018, 12:42 PM   #4
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Our Girard Gen 1 worked terribly for the first year. After replacing a few parts and learning the quirks, itís turned out ok.
I would NOT do it again though. With a limited number of travel/camping days, the last thing I want to have to worry about is not having hot water.
It is a system that should be dead-simple/reliable. If we hadnít gotten it resolved, we would have just thrown in a 10-Gal 3-way, but wouldnít have ever bought another FR product again.
I can deal with a lot of issues, but the lack of a hot shower really starts my day off wrong...
Knock on wood, weíve had 10-15 trips since with no problems since
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Old 03-27-2018, 10:41 AM   #5
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So far my only complaint with the Truma is it takes a long time to get hot water. Which is s big problem because your wasting water and filling the gray for no reason.
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I just finished my first trip after replacing my Atwood on-demand OD50 with the Truma AquaGo Comfort (installed by the folks in Lakeland). I couldn't believe how QUICKLY the water got hot. I think the longest I waited was maybe 10 seconds.
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Old 04-15-2018, 06:05 PM   #7
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I just finished my first trip after replacing my Atwood on-demand OD50 with the Truma AquaGo Comfort (installed by the folks in Lakeland). I couldn't believe how QUICKLY the water got hot. I think the longest I waited was maybe 10 seconds.


Awesome! Congrats! Itís so satisfying after a bad hot-water experience!
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Old 04-18-2018, 05:53 PM   #8
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I wonder if it takes longer because ours has the manifold system? Its pretty annoying how long it take to get hot water. Ill call Truma to see what they think.
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Are you all still happy with the Truma? We are thinking of making the switch. Anything we should be aware of? Thanks!
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Old 05-21-2018, 11:33 PM   #10
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So far so good. We are heading out now for a few days And then heading for vacation Picking up our teenager. Iíll let you know how that goes. Haha!
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