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Old 03-22-2014, 04:47 PM   #1
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Smile Water filtering using 2 filters

I think I know the answer but I have always used an external water filter between sours and the input to the RV. This based on a 20yr old Carriage Cashey 5th wheel with no whole house filtering system.

Last season I used both with my 2013 2860DS. Based on what I have read about the WaterPur system it seems this filter should be sufficient..even for drinking.
What say thee folks. Waste of money having 2 filters??

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Old 03-22-2014, 04:57 PM   #2
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I like to filter the water to keep stuff out of the tank and the rest of the water system.

If I was wanting to drink what ever water was available I would put a PUR on the kitchen tap.
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:08 PM   #3
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We have a Brita portable in the houss..we might try that instead of another filter.
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:28 PM   #4
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I use the built in filter on the Sunseeker and nothing else. Have used it for two years, starting each Spring with a new filter element. I use the water for everything--drinking, cooking, bathing, etc. It's just like home. We camp in State Parks, COE campgrounds, etc., and have never had any concerns about the quality, taste, or safety of the water. I would say one filter (built-in) is enough.
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:52 PM   #5
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Kinda thought that too. Just gotta locate a replacement filter of equal specs and not pay $40 for it.
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Old 03-22-2014, 06:09 PM   #6
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I bought a two pack last year from the manufacturer for somewhere around $60. They are more expensive than some others, but the specs on them are incredible compared to the cheaper ones. They truly filter just about everything.
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If you have quite a bit of time between camping trips I would suggest taking the filter out of the rig between trip. In the summer heat, without being used, the water can get stagnate and swampy and bacteria can grow. I take the filter out, drain it and put it in a plastic bag and put it in the fridge at home until time to go again. Just my .02
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X2 on April's comment!

And....Hmmmm $25 On AMazon for a PUR...now I wonder if it is a one click install on a RV galley sink?
Amazon.com: PUR Advanced Faucet Water Filter Chrome FM-3700B: Home Improvement
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X2 on April's comment!

And....Hmmmm $25 On AMazon for a PUR...now I wonder if it is a one click install on a RV galley sink?
Amazon.com: PUR Advanced Faucet Water Filter Chrome FM-3700B: Home Improvement
Looks like the one click to me.
I have one in the house kitchen and the filters are way easy to change out.
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