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Old 10-15-2008, 10:18 PM   #1
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The guy who came up with my Water Filter Placement, wasn't thinking

I had the recent pleasure of dealing with it winterizing my 2009 Sandpiper 332 RLD. The tech during the walk thru warned me you might want to fashion a small catch bowel to catch most of the spillage, as you will have difficulty bringing a full container thru the bathroom vanity counter opening. No kiddin!

Came up with a turkey baster to draw most of the fluid off to get it out of there without drowning. I really got to envey those that have their filters in clear areas like the storage compartments. My old rv had a an outside add on filter system at the water hookup.

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Old 10-16-2008, 04:12 AM   #2
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My filter canister is under the entertainment center, I put a small plastic bucket under the canister before I disconnect it.

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Old 10-16-2008, 10:07 AM   #3
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My Salem filter is in the same location. When I change mine, I put a bowl under the filter, unscrew the housing, then dump a little in the bowl. That way, the housing can be tilted to fit out the hole...where I can dump the rest out, and change the filter easily.
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Old 10-17-2008, 10:16 AM   #4
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Mine is under the vanity. I just use a towel under the canister to catch any spills.
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Old 10-17-2008, 04:11 PM   #5
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Water Filter

I feel so bad for you folk! I can't even reach mine. I have a Flagstaff and the water filter is in the storage area under the bed, that only be reached from the outside, and is about 6" past arms length away. I will be finding an exterior filter this spring. Oh Yes! The water filter sets above the water pump. I had to remove a flimsy wood panel to even find the water filter.
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