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Old 12-14-2017, 12:54 PM   #1
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I have a forest river Georgetown looking for a KW1 water filter is there anything else out there I can use besides this model number I canít find one anywhere other than the Internet
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Old 12-14-2017, 01:05 PM   #2
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The KW1 is propitiatory to the FR1 housing.
The KW1 elements are expensive and there have been many posts that for the price of the elements, people have replaced the entire filter assembly with something that uses much less expensive and more widely available components.
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Get something similar to this, cheap and it uses standard 10 inch filters less than $7 each. My GT came with this type.
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As bubbles mentions....and they are readily available from Menards, Lowes, Home Depot, as well as Amazon, and they all carry a choice of filter inserts to go with them, plus they don't have the history of leaks like the proprietary ones!!
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:59 PM   #5
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Old 12-14-2017, 10:00 PM   #6
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Get something similar to this, cheap and it uses standard 10 inch filters less than $7 each. My GT came with this type.
Hello Bubbles,

Do you have the model number of the filter housing that you used/direct replacement of the original housing? Does this housing come in a 1/2" or 3/4" pipe thread?
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Hello Bubbles,

Do you have the model number of the filter housing that you used/direct replacement of the original housing? Does this housing come in a 1/2" or 3/4" pipe thread?
This is what I'm using. 3/4" fitting. https://www.menards.com/main/plumbin...1215828&ipos=1
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Old 12-15-2017, 05:40 AM   #8
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Hello Bubbles,

Do you have the model number of the filter housing that you used/direct replacement of the original housing? Does this housing come in a 1/2" or 3/4" pipe thread?
My 2012 GT came with this (similar) type and not the KW1 filter type. I'm not sure of thread but if you can pull yours take it to HD/Lowes etc..
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The KW1 is available here....

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Old 12-15-2017, 07:03 AM   #10
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The KW1 is available here....

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The OP indicated in post # 1 they were looking for replacement elements somewhere OTHER than the internet.
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