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Old 03-11-2015, 07:45 AM   #11
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I should have said nothing special to winterize. The unit is winterized when running antifreeze through it, just like everything else. No anode to pull and drain...
We camped this past weekend in below freezing, dry the first night and day. Other than a lot of air, probably from the pump, the heater function worked just as well as when connected to city water.
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Old 03-11-2015, 09:04 AM   #12
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We had the tankless in our Wildcat 5th wheel when we purchased it new. We now have a standard gas/electric water heater in it's place.


One negative is that the tankless water heater is gas only with no option for heating on electric power.
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Old 03-11-2015, 12:20 PM   #13
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Does anyone have any thoughts on tankless water heaters for RV's? I can conserve hot water pretty well, however, the wife, kids & grand kids, sure don't get the concept. Pro's and cons would be appreciated.
I have a Precision Temp tankless water heater in my 39 foot Americana. We've had it for 7 years and really, really love it!
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1 (513) 641-4446
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Old 03-11-2015, 12:51 PM   #14
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My issue when not connected and in cold weather was with wasting a lot of water until you dial in water temps
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Old 03-11-2015, 01:12 PM   #15
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I have a Precision Temp tankless water heater in my 39 foot Americana. We've had it for 7 years and really, really love it!
Here's their phone number:
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Very interesting product. Their RV550 model seems to address/resolve problems with water waste and cold weather handling

RV-550 – Tankless Water Heater for RVs and Trailers - PrecisionTemp
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Old 03-11-2015, 06:01 PM   #16
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I read where the precision utilizes 12 volts for heat elements to prevent freezing but could not get the amp draw.
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Old 03-11-2015, 06:35 PM   #17
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I read where the precision utilizes 12 volts for heat elements to prevent freezing but could not get the amp draw.
I don't know much about volts/amps and such so not sure what you mean by 'could not get the amp draw'? Also, which PrecisionTemp product are you referring to, the 500 or 550?

Inquiring minds want to know
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I was looking at the spec sheet for the 550 and could not find how much amperage the heaters draw. I was concerned that prolonged use in freezing temps would necessitate 110 hookup.
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I was looking at the spec sheet for the 550 and could not find how much amperage the heaters draw. I was concerned that prolonged use in freezing temps would necessitate 110 hookup.
Ok, I just found in their 'FAQS' section, it says that it uses less than 2 amps of power Not sure why they don't say so in their specs section
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hmmmm...less draw than a 1156 backup lamp bulb. that and the previous posters 7 year no issues post and prospects look good.
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