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Handy Randy

03:13AM | 02/05/04
Member Since: 01/19/04
3 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
I have a rental cabin with a Jacuzzi. The cabin has two 50 gallon water heaters - one for the cabin and one for the Jacuzzi. The Jacuzzi runs out of hot water before the tub is filled, so I want to connect the two together. Is it best to connect a line between the two outlets, or to let the output of one feed into the cold side of the other?

Many thanks.

plumber Tom

03:54PM | 02/05/04
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
Let the outlet of 1 feed into the other. Consider the age of both, then calculate the demand at www.bradfordwhite.com IMO Bradford's are the best HWH on the market.

marcwest200

10:39AM | 03/26/04
Member Since: 03/25/04
2 lifetime posts
Plumber Tom,

Are you saying that the outlet on water heater 1 should feed into the inlet on water heater 2?

Thank you

Marc

plumber Tom

03:42PM | 03/26/04
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
Yes. Some amount of pipe work might have to be done, but's that how I would do it. Have you considered upgrading to 1 single 80 gallon? Use the link I previously gave you to calculate the 80 gallons to see if that's enough.
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