Hot watter via coleman propane camping heater? - Page 2 - SailNet Community
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 12 Old 05-05-2008
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 19
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
We own the Coleman portable hot water unit you mentioned. We are very pleased with it. Works well once you get use to how to control the settings. We converted ours to attached to 20lb propane tank. much better than using those small cans! We use in our sauna as will as on our boat. On board we keep it below and take it above when we want to use it. Attach to the 20lb. propane tank which we usually have out BBQ attached to and away you go! We put the intact (pump unit) in a plastic storage box you can get at walmart. Just remember they say not to use untreated water! So no lake water or salt water unless it has been filtered first.We stock up on water at various marinas we visit. It is amazing how little water you use with this unit.
You can also use it to do dishes! Good excuse for me not to dive into Lake Huron when the waters cold...brrrrrrr!
We can use it all summer 9 2 months without charging the battery.

Good luck, Allan
Allan C&C Less is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
post #12 of 12 Old 05-06-2008 Thread Starter
Senior Member
SSBN506's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: New Brunswick Canada
Posts: 173
Thanks: 2
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Thanks for all the help guys. I have learned allot mostly how to properly store propane. I think I will pick one up now that i have an idea how to safely use one. I love the suggestion of storing the propane in a vented bag over the transom.

SSBN506 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook

Quick Reply

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Propane Cabin Heater Mysun Gear & Maintenance 9 06-07-2009 11:29 PM
winterize hot water heater? saltypat Gear & Maintenance 6 10-26-2007 11:47 AM
Hot Water Heater Usage PBzeer Gear & Maintenance 38 01-21-2007 08:31 PM
hot water heater question primerate84 Gear & Maintenance 8 10-19-2006 08:24 PM
Refilling Propane Tanks Doreen Gounard Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 09-01-2003 08:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome