Hot water heater Home › Forums › Archives › Old Bulletin Board Archives › Hot water heater This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 22 years ago by julieholmes. Viewing 0 reply threads Author Posts 27 Feb 1999 at 9:16 am #280589 julieholmes Is there a dip tube in a 17 gal tank? The hot in and cold out pipes both enter from the side of the unit and at most is about two foot wide. Thanks for your help. Author Posts Viewing 0 reply threads The forum ‘Old Bulletin Board Archives’ is closed to new topics and replies.