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Insta Hot® Portable Equine Washing System
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    Insta Hot® Portable Equine Washing System

    No More Cold Baths

    Does your horse tense up in anticipation of another cold bath?
    Insta Hot takes the stress out of bathing for you and your horse, increasing source water temperature up to 40 F warmer for a comfortable bath.

    Hot Water Anywhere

    No outlet? No problem. Igniter powered by 2 D-cell batteries. All you need is a water source. Use at the barn, horse show, garage, shed, and camper at home or on the road.


    This item is currently on backorder and will ship in July.


     

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    Item Availability Quantity Price

    Insta Hot® System

    #21550
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    $199.99 $179.99

    Insta Hot® System with Cart

    #23516
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    $289.98 $212.97

    Insta Hot® System with Cart & Basket

    #24777
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    $274.97 $224.97

    Unlimited Hot Water in Seconds!

    Quick & Convenient:

    Set up is quick and hassle-free. Operation is simple. Results are extraordinary. Simply attach a hose from the incoming water source, start the battery igniter, and have hot water instantly. Control knobs regulate water temperature and flow. Rolls easily into your trailer and takes up little space in tack room or wash stall.

    Multiple Applications:

    Features:

    Louvered vent top keeps heating unit clean, protected from falling debris, and creates a draft for efficient combustion - more heat, less gas. Automatic safety shut-off after 20 min of non-use.

    Specifications:

    1.4 gallons of hot water per minute. Increases source water temperature up to 40º F warmer at 1 gallon per minute. Operates off any propane tank. Up to 18 hours use on a standard 20 lbs. tank (not included). Igniter powered by 2 D-cell batteries (not included). Unit measures 12” x 15” x 4” and weighs 10 lbs.

    What’s in the Box:

    Also Available!
    The Power Max Advantage

    All the great features of the Original Insta Hot plus dual burners and dual controls. The Power Max provides more heat and greater flexibility. Ideal for users in colder climates or those with frigid well water. Water goes in cold, and comes out as hot as you want!

    Double the Power for $299.99!

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    Insta Hot® Portable Equine Washing System
     
    4.6

    (based on 249 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (158)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (84)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    99%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (37)
    • Portable (21)
    • Good value (15)
    • Warm (8)
    • Good size/fit (7)

    Cons

    • Low water pressure (3)

    Best Uses

    • Cold / extreme (15)
    • Travel (10)
    • Washing horses (10)
    • Bathing horses (8)
    • Indoor/outdoor (8)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (65)

    Reviewed by 249 customers

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    5.0

    Horses love their warm water bath!

    By Skip to Kat

    from Fountain Inn,SC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Fit
    • Good Value
    • Warm

    Cons

    • Wish I'd bought before now

    Best Uses

    • Cold Weather
    • Warm Weather

    Comments about Insta Hot® Equine Portable Washing System:

    Love having warm water when I need it.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Hot Water is a Must for Baths

    By Joanie from VA

    from Harrisonburg, VA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Operate
    • Good Fit
    • Portable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bathing Horses

      Comments about Insta Hot® Equine Portable Washing System:

      This portable hot water unit works great for us to give horses baths. My gelding definately does not like cold water and will put up a fuss. Got this heater and he just stands there for a bath. Makes me feel better that he is happy. The cons are that on a windy day the heater needs to be out of the wind because the pilot light will go out. Also make sure that you follow the directions for draining the unit before freezing weather. A must for the barn if you don't have hot water.

       
      5.0

      I love my hot wash rack and so does my horse.

      By Maximus owner

      from Arkansas

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Value
      • Warm

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Insta Hot® Portable Washing System with Cart:

          Fast delivery and great product

           
          4.0

          Horses love the warm water

          By horsin

          from Idaho

          Pros

          • Good Value
          • Produces Good Hair Coat

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Insta Hot® Portable Equine Washing System:

              My sweet husband gave this to me (and my horses) for Christmas and the horses love it - I could NEVER give baths in March before. It is easy to assemble and easy to use but could have improvements. Although it is easy to use, there is a sequence to follow when you are going to use it and I needed to refer to the book both times - I wish the directions were printed on the side. When it sits on the cart which is made for it and you use the 25' coiled hose, you can pull the cart over very easily if you don't pay attention because the coils take away a LOT of the length - I have learned to tie it to the post in the wash stall to keep it upright. The fittings are underneath - I use my wash stall for tacking up, etc., so I have to disconnect the water supply to move it out of my way and it's a bit awkward. That being said, I am THRILLED that I own this and my horses love it.

               
              5.0

              No more cold bathes

              By wvrminis

              from Aurora, Oregon

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Clean
              • Good Value
              • Warm

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Changing Weather
                • Cold Weather
                • Everyday Wear
                • Indoor/Outdoor
                • Travel
                • Warm Weather

                Comments about Insta Hot® Equine Portable Washing System:

                No more cold bathes for my miniature horses

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                17 Questions | 18 Answers
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                • Q:

                  I bought one of these about 3 years ago, and have always drained it and stored it in my barn ( can get below freezing). this year, tried to use it, and it was leaking Everywhere!! opened it up and there were multiple failure sites in the piping. I'm pretty sure I drained it the last time I used it. has this been happening to others? could there be a pressure problem from my water source? thanks !
                  Asked on 4/26/2016 by Carole from Maple Plain, MN

                  2 answers

                  • A:

                    I have the same problem, very upset, I store inside all winter....got mine 3 years ago also....Lisa, OHIO

                    Answered on 5/7/2016 by lisa from Ohio
                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Usually a split in the coils means that there was water left in the coils. When the water freezes it expanded and split the coils. The coils splitting from freezing damage is not covered under the warranty. Rapid fix which we suggest to fix the coils. You can purchase it at any local hardware store and it will fix the split coils.If you have any other questions please fee free to contact customer service at service@sstack.com.

                    Answered on 5/2/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  How is the best way to drain the unit to prevent from freezing? Just replaced my original one due to broken pipes from freezing. Trying to avoid that mistake again
                  Asked on 2/10/2016 by Mallory

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Storing this unit in an above freezing temperatures if possible is the best way to avoid any damage. If it has to remain in frigid temperatures, make sure the drain valve is open, this is the ribbed cylindrical stem next to the water input valve. You will also need to unhook the out-going water line to make sure the water is drained from the heat exchange unit.

                    Answered on 2/11/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  Looking for the website for this product's customer service to trouble shoot
                  Asked on 2/10/2016 by Britney from Princeville, IL

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Please visit https://www.eccotemp.com/ for more info on troubleshooting.

                    Answered on 2/10/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  Can this unit be used to fill or top off horse water buckets in winter to keep them from freezing. We have a six horse barn. Water buckets are about six gallons each. Can it supply enough hot water each day?
                  Asked on 2/9/2016 by Marce

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    This will supply heat as long as the propane tank is filled and water as long as the supply is constant. This can be used to fill or top off water buckets, but depending on how cold it is will determine whether they freeze hours after the hot water has been used.

                    Answered on 2/10/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  Can I hook up a regular hose instead of the curly one? I have a friend who has one of these and the water pressure is terrible. I have really tall horses and don't want to fight with having to pull on a curly hose. Been there done that with the curly hose. Thanks
                  Asked on 1/29/2016 by Linda Horse Woman from Houston, TX

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    You can hook up another hose. However, the larger diameter hose will decrease the pressure more. The Powermax will give you more pressure than the original Insta-Hot if a larger hose is desired.

                    Answered on 2/1/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Insta Hot® Portable Washing System with Cart & Basket

                  Q:

                  How much psi does the unit need
                  Asked on 1/29/2016 by Rose from Oh

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    It needs a minimum of 20PSI to work.

                    Answered on 2/1/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  Can you attach different nozzles or is the one supplied the only option?
                  Asked on 1/29/2016 by Bonnie in Canada from Ontario

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Any nozzle can be attached. However, the nozzles that have several spray options are not the best option because every time you switch a setting, you cut the water off so it shuts the unit down for a split second.

                    Answered on 2/1/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  I can not find the on/ off switch on my insta hot power max. I have looked underneath and all over there is not one.
                  Asked on 1/27/2016 by Ronetta from Gloucester, VA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    You may have received the incorrect manual. The Insta-Hot has an on/off switch, the Power Max does not. Please call our customer service at 800.365.1311 to speak to one of our representatives if you have received the wrong manual.

                    Answered on 1/28/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  What is the warranty? We bought one 2 years ago and with very little usage, no longer operable. Loved it, but not sure best decision on replacing.
                  Asked on 1/7/2016 by Kathryn from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    The manufacturer only warranties this item for one year. Please contact out customer service at 1-800-365-1311 and let us know what issues you are having that are making it no longer operable.

                    Answered on 1/8/2016 by Customer Service from Chagrin Falls, OH
                • Q:

                  i didnt drain it properly and it now leaks after a freeze
                  are there replacement parts?
                  Asked on 12/14/2015 by herbert from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    I am very sorry but once a unit is not drained and freezes it cracks the tank and cannot be repaired.

                    Answered on 12/28/2015 by Schneider's Customer Service
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