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Old 09-05-2012, 10:31 AM   #21
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Got it. Thanks DKB.

I'll have a look and try to report back if anything looks out of the ordinary for the benefit of this thread.
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:14 AM   #22
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How about diesel?

I saw an all-diesel TT when I was looking for mine, a 24' Argosy. The owner did it due to a fear of propane, but I had to admit, it was a very slick solution. Very high-end appliances.
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A drain pan could also catch water from a slow leak at a fitting, etc. If the relief valve opens, the drain pan may not be effective, though if it's in the regular install location and you've made a sealed "box" like the outer, exposed part of an RV unit, water from the relief valve would mostly go outside.
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One thing to consider if the unit is installed like the outer exposed part of and RV unit is that it would be exposed to freezing temperatures in the winter.
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One thing to consider if the unit is installed like the outer exposed part of and RV unit is that it would be exposed to freezing temperatures in the winter.
Good point.
Should I consider wrapping it with some sort of insulation?
(This should also increase the unit's heating efficiency in all temperatures)
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How about diesel?
Hmm. That's something to consider when/if I switch back to a fuel based solution.
My brother (who owns a sailboat) suggested Alcohol. The marine industry uses them for the same reason - non flammable.

In fact, one of the main manufacturers of Alcohol stoves is Dometic.

But that's for another day. For now, I'm all 120v.
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