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Old 03-29-2010, 10:52 PM   #71
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Nice job on the frame! That looks just like the 2 smaller (75 gal) tanks I just got. You were getting a deal on shipping from them, they wanted $215 to ship 2 tanks (the roof tank wouldn't go UPS) and a pump to me (only 3 hours south).
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The big tanks have a huge surcharge for being over sized.

I paid $70 total for my 30 gallon tank through this guy on ebay:
http://myworld.ebay.com/ebaymotors/randpcarriages/

I figure I can buy as many 30 gallon tanks as I need. At just over $2 per gallon I don't think you can beat the price and it's not hard to tee in a second tank.
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:39 PM   #72
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NICE! LOVE THE FRAME ON THE TANK!! I'll be calling upon you when I get to the point of mounting tanks and batteries under the bus.

Oh, hey speaking of water tanks.. I was originally going to go with a 40 gal and 21 gal fresh water tank combined. But then decided to go with 2 40gal tanks. So I have a brand new 21 gallon tank from R&P Carriages if you are interested.

I'll trade you the tank for a little welding labor down the road.
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:20 PM   #73
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So I have a brand new 21 gallon tank from R&P Carriages if you are interested.

I'll trade you the tank for a little welding labor down the road.
I may well be interested!
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:22 PM   #74
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So I decided to skip right to painting the exterior. I've been trying to decide for weeks now how to paint it. I finally said screw it and just started painting. What do you guys think? Be honest.

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Old 04-01-2010, 01:51 PM   #75
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:06 PM   #76
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Gee.. Thats funny. Me and my girl drove by your house so I could show her your skoolie and if I remember correctly it didn't look like that.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:13 PM   #77
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Gee.. Thats funny. Me and my girl drove by your house so I could show her your skoolie and if I remember correctly it didn't look like that.
Just a little April fools

You should have stopped in and said hi!
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Old 04-08-2010, 04:20 PM   #78
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Hey all, I just bought one of those EZ 101 tankless hot water heaters. I haven't gotten it installed quite yet. But I just received an email from them good for 15% off any of their products for me or my friends (plus they always have free shipping).

If anyone is interested, I think you just have to call and mention the discount. The email says it's good till May 31st. You might want to wait till I can report on how well it works

I plan to mount it under the bus so it's outside and therefore well vented. Hopefully I'll have hot water by this weekend.

http://www.eztankless.com/
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Old 04-09-2010, 01:56 PM   #79
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I hooked up the EZ101 water heater last night to try it before installing it. I have to say I spent a few hours in vain trying to get it to work. I emailed support last night and they emailed me back this morning. They suggested I try a different LP regulator. I was using one from a turkey fryer that was 15 PSI. They suggested this was too high.

I was skeptical but I pulled the regulator off my grill and hooked it up. the unit lit on the first try and started producing hot water immediately. I'm very happy so far. Now to install the system.

I have a propane question: I read a lot (on this site and others) about propane lines in RVs. I'm thinking of running solid black pipe but there's no way I'm going to be able to connect solid lines to the propane tank regulators. There would be no way to change the tanks. Somewhere in the system there has to be flexible lines.

The regulators (like the auto switching type and others) come with rubber hoses. Are people using these? What about flexible steel appliance type? Those say on the package not to use in an RV I think.
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(comes in a single line too, but I'd get a dual)

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