It's a good argument for the older style water heaters that had no electronics. Not much to go wrong, and if they don't work it's an easy fix, even in the boonies.
curmudgeon: noun; a crusty, ill-tempered, irascible, cantankerous old person . . . .
79 27' Holiday Rambler Statesman, 78 32' HR Imperial, 85 36' HR Imperial 5th Wheel