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Old 06-06-2009, 10:02 PM   #1
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Does any one have any thoughts on what make Hot water heater I can install in my 7.3 minuet. The unit must be 110volt electric
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Old 06-06-2009, 10:10 PM   #2
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Does any one have any thoughts on what make Hot water heater I can install in my 7.3 minuet. The unit must be 110volt electric
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Dave G.
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Dave.

There are several good brands of water heaters. Atwood and Suburban are a couple of the top names familiar to Airstream owners.

By the way, Airstream and Argosy trailers and motorhomes, never used "hot water heaters."

But they did use "cold water heaters."

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Why on earth would anyone need to heat hot water?

I've seen many Atwood water heaters, standard 6 gallon type would most likely work.
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Greetings Dave!

Welcome to the Forums and the world of Vintage Minuet ownership!

My suggestion would be to consider a dual fuel water heater if you must have the electric option. If you plan to do much traveling with your Minuet, I am afraid that you might regret having an electric only water heater. Despite my dislike of LP or natural gas appliances, I went with a relatively standard Atwood 6 gallon propane only model with the standard pilot light for my Minuet (my dealer advised me that it was a near direct replacement for the original water heater). It is quite efficient and has been comparatively trouble-free over the past five seasons.

Good luck with your investigation!

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