2 1/2 gal undersink heater - use hot or cold supply?

Discussion in 'Water Heater Forum, Tanks' started by AcidWater, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. kingsotall

    kingsotall Plunger/TurdPuncher

    Aug 17, 2008
    Hand copper part cleaned ready to go
    Flagstaff, AZ Sitting on an upside down 5 gallon b
    acidwater, have you looked into one of these puppies¿

    Price of tea in China... hehe :p
  2. WV Hillbilly

    WV Hillbilly New Member

    Aug 1, 2008
    Hot or Cold . I don't know if you'd get enough hot water using the cold supply or not but I'd try that first . If it didn't work I'd switch to the hot supply . Cutting the small faucet supply pipes above the shutoff valves , using flexible copper tubing & compression fittings it wouldn't take much to hook it up or switch supplys if necessary . You'd likely need reducers to connect the tubing to the inlet & outlet of the tank .
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2008
  3. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

    Dec 15, 2007
    Service Plumber
    Phew! I'd rather boil up a pot o water on the stove and bring it into her than install that POS point of use electric tankless.
    What part of 0.5 GPM don't you understand?
  4. redwoodvotesoften1

    redwoodvotesoften1 New Member

    Aug 27, 2008
    Heck, I make my missus carry in her own dang bucket o water n warm it up on the stove.

    Southern Man helped me rig up one o them electric poiter use water heaters on my well hand pump...
    It dint work worth a hillo beens.

    I'd listen ta Redwood thats one smart fella.
    He helped me git my new still runnin real good.
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