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Old 01-25-2011, 06:40 AM   #15
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NOT ENCOURAGING!

I have not had that type of reaction from them, but then I never had the problems that you had.

Seems like they need to be a bit more customer-friendly...........no?

If OEMs really care about their customers and their market, they step up and make things right! I guess your episode shows that P/T is not one of them.
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Old 12-06-2013, 09:31 AM   #16
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Old 11-04-2015, 11:43 PM   #17
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Ya we bought a precion temp rv 500 about four years ago. Before you go any further I suggest that you return you're unit and purchase a small hot water heater. The RV 500 will never give you what you want. The unit is sensitive to ANYTHING that is a variable such as water flow rate it must be between 1.75 and 2.5 gallons per minute. Propane pressure and flow. You must make sure your manifold and propane lines and pressures are all correct. It is also sensitive to any dirt or debrise in the water lines. The lest bit of dirt will stop the impeller and flow. It is also sensitive to the degree of tilt. Further more if the power is at all different then optimal it will not work. Their are very few RV techs that can even begin to comprehend how the unit works let alone begin to trouble shoot one. Believe me I know what I am talking about. It probably works well in a lab but in real life it is a very expensive accessory that will never work correctly. And also our experiece with the company has demonstrated that they do not stand behind their product.
oh no, wish I read this before buying one of these, most forum chat is very positive ? ? i'm installing tomorrow ...
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Old 11-05-2015, 12:43 AM   #18
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Ours works fine. I filter the city water inlet, make sure I have full propane pressure and water flow. Wife loves hot showers. She's happy, I'm happy. One bad experience does not make a bad product. Company also clearly answered all my questions on the phone. Installed it myself.


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Old 11-05-2015, 05:39 AM   #19
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We installed one in our '59 Overlander 4 years ago, angled to accommodate the curve of the exterior skin. I understand that the '58 - '63 model years had identical outer skin design.

We've had no problems other than an original failure of a board -- P/T customer service was great. Pics and story of the board replacement are scattered between post 238 and 270 in this thread.
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My experience with their customer service was 10/10 VERY helpful and caring in offering advice over the phone! Heater seems to work flawlessly
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The only thing I did extra was to seal up all the edges of the heater chassis on the outside. There were a few slots and other openings that I felt could leak cold air into the AS interior. The install above looks very similar to mine. I did add a support under the case at the floor to support the back of the hot water heater. The rest of the install was per the supplied instructions.


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Has anyone tried this? ....... Marey Tankless Hot Water Heater 3.1 GPM Propane Gas RV / On-Demand LPG
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Old 11-06-2015, 08:37 PM   #23
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Has anyone tried this? ....... Marey Tankless Hot Water Heater 3.1 GPM Propane Gas RV / On-Demand LPG

This has been discussed across several older threads. It is NOT CERTIFIED for RV use!!!!!

Will it work.......maybe.........
Will it last.......probably not......
Will you be on the hook with your insurance company after they find out you used a non-certified LP appliance and you have an 'incident' like a water leak or worse if you seek damages.......DEFINITELY!!!!!


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