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Old 03-29-2015, 02:39 PM   #11
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The one Dan posted the link for is the one I have and it works very well!

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Old 03-29-2015, 03:08 PM   #12
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Had an RV park once tell me that their pressure was very high. I installed my regulator but the pressure was poor. Suffered through the first couple of days. After talking and overhearing them say " I have to pay for water in the park and water out of the park, so no leaks." Later I wondered if their pressure was that high or if their water bill was that high. Took off the regulator and the pressure (48psi) was just fine.

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Old 03-29-2015, 05:18 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by dan-nickie View Post

Perhaps a little better than a straight line regulator water restrictor, but not much. I looked at the Valterra A01-1117VP. Good for occasional use but is prone to clogs. Biggest issue is flow rate. You will not find a manufacturers flow rate or GPM, from Valterra....wonder why?

If not creating my own, I would go to the website previously mentioned:

Their Watts Brass New Model 263A-LF Lead Free Adjustable Regulator, 10-65 range, 4-4.5 GPM. If this Watts is only getting 4 to 4.5 GPM, you can just imagine how poorly the Valterra performs.
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Old 03-29-2015, 05:22 PM   #14
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I have a non adjustable high flow rated at 55-60 psi. Works Great.
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Old 03-29-2015, 05:33 PM   #15
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I have an adjustable Watts and am seriously considering the Valterra A01-1122VP that hooks to the cg hose bib.
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Old 03-29-2015, 05:44 PM   #16
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I'm not saying they are all bad, however I had two Valterra regulators and both had poor brass castings. One leaked through the porous casting more like a weeping and the other separated where the female hose bib attached. My third one was a Watts and I haven't had a issue.
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Old 03-29-2015, 06:02 PM   #17
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Wow - 110 psi seems high. I always install a 60 psi regulator - don't trust campground pressures. If you are used to 110 psi pressure I can understand why installing a regulator with a much lower pressure limit results in decreased pressure within the RV.

You may want to take a look at the owner's manual to determine what maximum pressure is recommended.

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Old 03-29-2015, 06:05 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Campin Cajun View Post
Boowho, check these regulators out. You can see how the GPM rates are different on some models.

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Thanks for that. They have a new Fairview Hi-flow regulator that I just ordered for $24.95.
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Old 03-29-2015, 06:08 PM   #19
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I use the Watts that is pre calibrated (no gage) and fixed at 50psi. I also use a 5/8 hose to maintain as much volume as I can. Out performs any Valterra I ever had.
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I read the installation manual for the Gerard tankless heater and it stated that the heater requires 2.5 gallons per minute in order to work properly. Important consideration when choosing a regulator and/or filters. I use the Watts 263A and it works like a charm. (Now thinking the Doulton ceramic candle filter would make a great addition - high-flow rate and cleanable for long life)


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