I have the Progressive Industries 30amp portable. I think you'll find on these boards that the PI brand is the favorite by far. A very valuable asset, in my opinion. I see the advantage of the hard wired... And to do over again, I'd consider it. But I do like being able to see it cycle through all the systems checks before I plug in... And I really like being able to keep an eye the amperage draw at any given time (the wife does make fun of me for this).
That is the filter I use. You can also find them at Walmart, if they have an RV section. I screw on my regulator, then the filter, and then the hose. Works just fine. I figure we don't drink the campground water anyway, so the filter doesn't have to be overly advanced.
2015 Coachmen Apex 288BHS
2014 Toyota Tundra 5.7L CrewMax
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