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Old 11-22-2020, 09:09 AM   #1
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Hello! New to Jayco but not new to camping.

Good morning! We recently purchased an Eagle 355MBQS that will be delivered in the spring to our seasonal campsite and I am so excited to have the extra living space. We traded in the Thor Chateau Class C coach since we are stationary now and not doing a lot of traveling. The Thor had an on demand tankless heater which we loved, especially my preteen boy who takes very long showers. The Eagle has a 6 gallon tank which I do not think will be sufficient for us. My DH thinks we should live with it for a while and see if it would work but as a plumbing sales person, I do not think it will work if we plan on taking regular showers as we are used to instead of navy showers. Should I upgrade now since the dealer would have all winter to install it or is this something that can be done from our campsite? We do not have a tow vehicle so bringing it back would not be that simple, plus the dealer is an hour and a half away. I welcome your thoughts on the situation.
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Old 11-22-2020, 10:02 AM   #2
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I added the 400 watt electric heater element to my 6 gallon gas model and was pleasantly surprised to find the shower capacity was greatly increased with that small boost to the gas burner. Also prevents that 2 am burner run to keep the water hot.

But, teenagers and endless showers causing the paint to peel off the walls will probably not work, but that's good, right??? LOL
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Old 11-22-2020, 10:39 AM   #3
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As RogerR said running gas and elec makes it equal to a 10 gal. Also:
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