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Old 11-29-2012, 10:36 PM   #1
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No idea if this is good or bad. Just FYI...I have an Espar
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:17 PM   #2
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Re: Tankless propane water heater

They have become optional in many motorhomes, and the reviews aren't great. The big problem is temp regulation. Unless you take a shower at full flow, the temp fluctuates quite a bit. Could be user error, but it irked some folks enough to switch to standard tank heater.
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Old 11-30-2012, 12:21 AM   #3
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Wonder if its any worse than the temp swing that the Espar produced w/o the tempering valve? I almost burned my scalp off.
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:57 AM   #4
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Tankless propane water heater

Getting one of these to mount to my trailer...they also have a newer L7 unit, a bit bigger

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Old 11-30-2012, 08:01 AM   #5
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Re: Tankless propane water heater

I have the Eccotemp 5 and I like it. Mounted on a removable container which holds my propane bottle and nearly 14 gallons of water with water pump. When I need it, I throw it in the van. When I don't, I take it out.


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Old 12-21-2012, 09:11 PM   #6
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Re: Tankless propane water heater

We're using the Ecotemp-5 on the front of the trailer. If it were not on board, I'd likely be camping solo. I dont have a photo of the combo, but we've since discovered that the waffle boards I purchased for getting us unstuck someday get far more use as a shower floor.
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