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Old 12-20-2013, 09:15 PM   #1
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Original '72 Sovereign water heater


We did not have much time to explore our 31' sovereign between the time we purchased it in late September and when we winterized it/ put it in storage for the winter

Can't wait for spring!!

We don't know anything about what work may have been done.. Wondering if this is what an original '72 water heater looks like??

Thank you!!
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Old 12-21-2013, 11:30 AM   #2
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I'd guess that it's a replacement. The original in my trailer was a Bowen. The outside of the original was all metal, no foam visible. The replacement I put in looks a lot like yours from the back. The tags with make and model numbers will probably be located outside under the access door.

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Old 12-21-2013, 01:28 PM   #3
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That looks like the ten gallon Atwood I put in ours.It is definitely aftermarket.
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Old 12-21-2013, 01:50 PM   #4
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Definitely a newer replacement of the original Bowen.
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Old 12-21-2013, 03:04 PM   #5
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Thank you, everyone! We will look for the manufacture date sticker in April, weather permitting, when we see our baby again.

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