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Old 10-21-2016, 04:48 PM   #1
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I am able to get a hot water heater that is an exact match to the one I have in my trailer now. My existing hot water heater is still working fine but not sure how much longer it will last so this would be good to have espically since it is free. Only two problems.
1. They cut off the old pipes. How do I attach new ones?
2. Since I won't be using it right away, how do I store it and not have to worry about it rusting inside? When they drained it I was told it didn't have any sediment.
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Last thing I'd buy is a used water heater.
Those old pipes should just unscrew.
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Old 10-21-2016, 05:38 PM   #3
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I didn't realize they are only screwed in. Thanks
Also I didn't buy it, it was free, so nothing to loose
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I would flush it myself to be sure there was no gunk in the bottom and then store it dry.
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The best way to tell if it is loaded with gunk is to lift it and then go find another new one and lift that one. Guaranteed the old will be lots heavier if it is all scaled up.

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The best way to tell if it is loaded with gunk is to lift it and then go find another new one and lift that one. Guaranteed the old will be lots heavier if it is all scaled up.

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Thanks for that tip. Edmonton -mmmm almost moved there in 1970 headed south and moved to Key West instead
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Thanks for that tip. Edmonton -mmmm almost moved there in 1970 headed south and moved to Key West instead
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