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Old 01-09-2015, 03:28 PM   #1
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I'm new to the forum and a fairly new 2014 195BH SF Wildwood by Forest River TT owner. I purchased my TT in mid OCT 2014 for traveling for work. After using my TT for the first time for two weeks in VA. I realized that my 6 gal hot water heater wasn't going to do the job for my liking's. I did a little research and decided to replace my 6 gal hot water heater with a thankless HWH. I went with the Gerard model with the BTU adjustment dial. I installed the HWH myself in a few hours. I can tell that I have now been living out of my TT for the past month and this HWH is awesome. Let me add that I am OCD. I also insulated the bottom of my TT with 3/4" foam board for insulation. I covered the board with foil tape. I also installed heat tape on my holding tanks and drain pipes, as well as insulation. I shave in the shower and didn't like the lack of head room and i'm 5'9". I looked under the tub through the access panel and realized I could lower my tub by moving some plumbing and lowering the deck. I pulled my factory tub since you would need to be an infant to fit in it. I ordered a shower pan and enclosure and installed them with a standard house shower faucet and shower head. I ran pex piping in the wall for the shower head. Well just wanted to share a little about me and my projects.

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