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WEST MARINE120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts

WEST MARINE

120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts

Model # 13915103Mfg # 11811W

$269.99

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Product Description

Enjoy hot water heated dockside with 120V AC power or with engine heat when underway. Heaters feature a marine-grade aluminum case and cladded aluminum tank with 1500W heating element and large diameter, dual-loop heat exchanger. Circuitry is ignition protected, and each heater includes a high-temperature limiter with automatic reset. All plumbing and electrical connections are “front” located. Use of a magnesium anode is recommended to extend tank life.

  • Capacity: 6 gallon
  • Heat Exchanger Ports: Front
  • Mounts: Front/Rear
  • Dimensions: 13-3/16"L x 13-5/8"W x 13-1/2"H
  • Port Sizes: Cold/hot in/out: 1/2" NPT, Engine coolant in/out: 5/8" (for hose)
  • Draw: 12.5A @ 120V AC
  • Approvals: ETL
  • Warranty: One year against manufacturer defects

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120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts

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West Marine120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts
 
4.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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Pros

  • Corrosion resistant (4)
  • Installs easily (4)
  • Quiet (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Low usage (3)
    • Small boat (3)

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    5.0

    Perfect replacement

    By Chaparral 280

    from NJ

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Corrosion Resistant
    • Installs Easily

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Low Usage

      Comments about 120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts:

      Simple to install and works perfectly.

       
      4.0

      High Quality, Form and Fit is great

      By Chris

      from Winthrop Harbor IL

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Corrosion Resistant
      • Installs Easily
      • Practical
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Low Usage
        • Small Boat

        Comments about 120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts:

        Quality of this product seems high. All aluminum construction makes it big improvement over previous models that used steel enclosure and steel mounting tabs that rusted. 6 gallon model is used on 31' cruiser. Heats quickly with its 1500W element or engine heat exchange. Not enough volume for more than one short shower, but plenty of volume and capacity to supply my galley and head sinks (3 Fixtures). Just installed it a month ago, so far so good.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Easy DIY, great price

        By Four Winns Owner

        from London, Ontario

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Corrosion Resistant
        • Installs Easily
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Boat

          Comments about 120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts:

          Replaced my aging (15 yo) 6 gallon heater with this new one. Thankfully took pictures of the wiring hookup before removing the old tank, which made installing the new one easier. I have little electrical knowledge, but this was easy to figure out.

          I recommend also purchasing the brass and plastic fittings for hooking the cold and hot fresh water lines (in/out) as the unit doesn't come with them. The plastic on the old fittings was brittle and snapped when taking the old unit out. These can be purchased for less than $12 bucks.

          Overall, great value.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          West marine water heater

          By Tony the cruiser

          from Buzzards Bay, ma

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Corrosion Resistant
          • Installs Easily
          • Quiet

          Cons

          • Corrodes

          Best Uses

          • Low Usage
          • Small Boat

          Comments about 120V Marine Water Heater with Heat Exchanger, 6 Gallon, Front/Rear Mounts:

          Appears to be well made. However the heater does not hold water hot for very long after shutdown. My last heater was a Calorifier from the UK. It would hold water HOT for 16 hours. This unit after 10 hours is lukewarm. However I paid half as much for this new one than the previous. I do believe it to be a good buy and a great value.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Great service as always!

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