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Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-11-2019, 21:48
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Posted By john61ct
Re: Tankless water heaters

What a crock.

We are talking **propane** safety standards in a marine context.

Yes they are an integrated system, and non-experts should choose one and follow it, not mix and match.

Experts...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 13-11-2019, 06:22
Replies: 77
Views: 6,684
Posted By john61ct
Re: Tankless water heaters

Most owners are much safer following one of the standards rather than none.

My point is simply to choose one rather than trying to combine them.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 12-11-2019, 09:08
Replies: 77
Views: 6,684
Posted By john61ct
Re: Tankless water heaters

The various standards are not compatible.

Do not mix & match unless you're an experienced professional.

Stick to one, do scheduled checklisted inspection / testing, replace proactively...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 11-11-2019, 15:11
Replies: 77
Views: 6,684
Posted By john61ct
Re: Tankless water heaters

All that is fine and good, but I stand by what I wrote,

a recirculating / mixing container is a very inexpensive, simple and IMO elegant way to get exactly the temperature you want, no matter...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 07-11-2019, 11:50
Replies: 77
Views: 6,684
Posted By john61ct
Re: Tankless water heaters

Which is why a mixing container is used, can even be a bucket. Just recirculate the in/out together if too cool, add cool if too hot. Of course nothing to do with **how** the water's being heated,...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 06-11-2019, 19:08
Replies: 77
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Posted By john61ct
Re: Tankless water heaters

Once an owner has been informed of the fact that propane on a boat is dangerous

then of course s/he is free to do as they like.

We all have different levels of risk tolerance, and ability to...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 01-11-2019, 09:14
Replies: 77
Views: 6,684
Posted By john61ct
Re: Tankless water heaters

Yes instant style at only 120V would be a lot of amps, and likely only handle a slow flow rate if the water starts out cold, might need to recirculate, so back to a tank of some sort.

OP link to...
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