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Old 08-27-2012, 01:51 PM   #1
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Hi everyone, I need to buy a new water heater and I was wondering what anyone thought of the tankless water heaters. It's just me and my dog so I don't need a lot. Also if no one likes the tankless, do you have a preference for Atwood or Suburban pilot or electronic. I have a Winnebago RQ33. Thank you in advance for your help.

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Old 08-27-2012, 02:32 PM   #2
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If you want to save big bucks, turn your present water heater into electric. Kits available at Camping World

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Old 08-27-2012, 02:44 PM   #3
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My MH came standard with a tank-less water heater and after using it over the last 4 months I'd never go back to a gas / electric heater. We no longer have to worry about turning it on and off. Just turn on hot water at the faucet when you need it!
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Old 08-27-2012, 02:57 PM   #4
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I think I would go with an exact replacement of what you have to prevent fit and plumbing issues.
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We've been using a tankless for the lass year and a half.

We have no desire to go back to a water heater.
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Old 08-28-2012, 10:16 AM   #6
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We replaced the tank type with a tankless on our last motorhome. While it worked ok, will would not spend the money again. This time I upgraded the tank type with an external mixing valve and higher temp thermostats. Now we have plenty of hot water, a very simple water heater and much smaller out of pocket cost.
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