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Old 06-03-2016, 12:13 AM   #1
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Question Attaching water regulator & filter

Does it matter what end to attach the water pressure regulator and the water filter to? Should you keep them closer to the faucet to keep the weight off the connection to your trailer?
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Old 06-03-2016, 12:25 AM   #2
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Does it matter what end to attach the water pressure regulator and the water filter to? Should you keep them closer to the faucet to keep the weight off the connection to your trailer?
Pretty much what I do and for the same reason.

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I do them at the trailer because I have a water bay inside of a hatch. This means that I can always leave them connected and only have to hook up hoses. It does mean that my hoses aren't protected.

If everything would be outside, I'd do it at the campground spigot solely to protect my hoses.
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Old 06-03-2016, 02:03 PM   #4
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Out of the 175 campgrounds we have been in 3 have warned of high water pressure. The last one took out my hose. I always connect a 25 hose to the spigot, then the reducer and filter and another 25 foot hose to the trailer. My reducer was pretty expensive (way more than a hose) so I can put it under the trailer out of the weather with my set up.


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Old 06-03-2016, 10:00 PM   #5
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We use a 25' from the connection to a whole house filter(Home Depot 35$) Then a 10 ' to a 90 connector to my water connection. I use a adj regulator right at the faucet before the hose.
Repl filters are very inexpensive and easy to replace. Made a holder for the filter unit out of pvc.
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Old 06-03-2016, 10:21 PM   #6
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If the CG spigot is high enough off the ground, I put the water regulator, then the filter, then the hose at the spigot. Want to keep the regulator and filter off the ground. If it's not high enough, I have a 90 degree fitting from the TT, with the filter next (upstream), then the regulator, then the hose. So the filter/regulator hang from the 90 degree fitting at the TT.
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On this Rockwood, the city water hook-up is on back of trailer above the bumper.....so I go regulator at faucet, hose to home style filter that sits on bumper, then use a quick coupler into trailer.....easy peasy..
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Old 06-04-2016, 07:20 PM   #8
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If you put your regulator at the hose bib it will protect your hose as well. Hose bib, regulator, filter, trailer is my hook up.
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Hose bib, regulator, filter, trailer is my hook up.
Me, too, 'cepting I put a Y-valve on first so I can hook up my flush hose (w/ full hook ups) and have access to water for other uses.
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