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Old 08-12-2016, 10:52 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by NCCoachMan View Post
So, if you use the Camco style filter, do you have to do a by-pass of some kind or do you just plug it inline with the city water connection and let the [empty/filterless] plastic filter housing just fill with water??
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Old 08-12-2016, 06:39 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by ScottBrownstein View Post
The FR-1 filter unit is by far the biggest design defect in FR products. If you install the cover without a filter you can break the locks that hold the cover in place. Then as soon as the water pressure comes up is unthreads itself. I too have left the wrench on the cover and run a string to a valve to keep it from opening by itself. Had it replaced under warranty with the other WaterPur that has an "o" ring but no complicated locks.
Plus the filter elements are special order or FR Dealer only. Not counting the $30 price tag. I can get a premium evo element from Amazon for $23

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