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Old 03-30-2016, 10:12 PM   #31
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I've heard various claims about taking pressure up to 80ish, some are for and some against. Is there anything out from the manufacturers suggesting an appropriate pressure amount?


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Old 03-31-2016, 05:02 AM   #32
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It would be very rare that you would find a CG with that much pressure to begin with, I always test the pressure with a rain bird meter. I have an adjustable watts regulator. But I had a leak running water at 55 lbs PSI. It's not the plex line that go's it's at the hose fittings where it comes in at with the cheap clamps they use to split off to the plex lines. I had a water leak the last time I was out. It was hard to find, found out the cheap clamp came loose and I couldn't tighten it up it kept slipping. So I replaced all the clamp areas with new S/S clamps. Easy to do but hard to get to. I also dropped my regulator down to 45 PSI, so far so good, the lines can hold the pressure but the fittings can't. Also the fixtures are cheap plastic held together with "O" rings. I heard of one guy that blew his faucets right off from to much pressure. He switched out to the household type from HD. I have never read anything from the manufacturer, but my dealer told me 45 psi. I think between 45 and 50 lbs would be max, without doing some bullet proofing.
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Old 03-31-2016, 05:26 AM   #33
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They are great. Feels like it doubled the pressure in our shower. Amazing difference.
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Old 04-03-2016, 11:41 AM   #35
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And set your PSI to a reasonable 80-85 PSI and you will have residential quality showers in your RV!
Where in this country do home water pressures run at 80 PSI? Every home I've seen including the one I live in the well pump is set to 45-50 psi. Showers are just fine. Camper water pressure regulator is set to 45 psi also with no issues. Buy a good adjustable water pressure regulator, not the cheap inline non-adjustable thing, set to 45 PSI with the Oxygenics head and you should be happy. I am.

Cranking the pressure to double that is asking for headaches.
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Old 04-04-2016, 03:09 PM   #36
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City water PSI is 100lbs+ in certain areas of the little town I live outside of. Homeowners are responsible for installing their own regulators.


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City water PSI is 100lbs+ in certain areas of the little town I live outside of. Homeowners are responsible for installing their own regulators.


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Old 04-05-2016, 01:57 PM   #38
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[QUOTE=ferguson65;1151049]Where in this country do home water pressures run at 80 PSI?

The pressure at my house measures @ 80psi. Local water authority upgraded to this pressure some years ago.
Our water is piped from Lake Ontario.
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Old 04-05-2016, 02:59 PM   #40
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I believe that most manufacturers rate the camper pipework at 60psi (tho' I've been told that they usually pressure-test at 80psi).
I usually run our pressure at 55psi (with a Watts regulator, which I'd thoroughly recommend) - I ordered the 263A-LF from rvwaterfilterstore.com ).
We also have an Oxygenics shower head which I bought from Amazon last year and it's a LOT better than the factory shower head.

Just in-case anyone is interested, I bought the Watts 263A-LF pressure regulator (which has much better flow than any of those little cheap inline pressure regulators) from RVwaterfilterstore.com (great service), and attach it to the water inlet (with a 90deg elbow to reduce the pull on the inlet), though I am thinking about mounting it inside the basement.
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