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Old 10-24-2012, 08:13 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by mduff View Post
We've found that the water seems 'hotter' when running on electric; assume a different temperature setting. When we're connected to a 30A service I turn on the electric element for HW. As noted by Dave make sure your HW tank is full; I run the hot water faucet for a few minutes prior to turning the HW tank on (electric and/or propane).
Yes, Dometic sells the thermostat in 120, 130, and 140F temp settings in either the 12v (gas) or 120V elec thermostats.

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Old 10-25-2012, 08:22 AM   #12
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Maybe I should rethink the way we are heating the water with propane and think about using the 30A electric. I didnt know you could use both electric and propane for a quicker heat up.
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:33 AM   #13
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We only use the gas for dry camping or occasionaly when I need Hot water for clean-up at home. (Not enough 110V juice to power the WH and other stuff on that circuit.)

When we camped with the 3 daughters, we would also use the LP in combo with the electric for a faster recovery.

btw...check your WH LP burner tube often. I found some "bug life" in there this weekend. This is a very commmon cause for WH least on the gas side!

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