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Old 11-26-2013, 12:59 PM   #11
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I removed mine completely and use it as an external filter.(Hard to get to where it was mounted.) I didn't like the idea of having the sump full of water while my TT sits in "non use". As an external, I can empty the sump, remove the filter to dry and have less worry about green stuff growing.
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Old 11-26-2013, 02:11 PM   #12
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Has any one mentioned the whole filter housing can be removed. Where the fittings are screwed into the housing you can replaced it with a standard 1/2 inch pipe coupling. In our unit you have to crawl in under the bed to get to the filter - didn't take me long to find a solution to remedy that.
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Old 11-26-2013, 02:31 PM   #13
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Eliminated mine and installed an expansion tank. I use an external in line water filter for silt removal at campgrounds with well water.

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Old 11-26-2013, 06:19 PM   #14
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I considered doing that last year but rethought the idea. I'm assuming the point is to stop the pump from running every time you open a faucet. After the pressure comes down, wouldn't the pump just run longer once it did come on until the tank pressured back up? Sounds like it would defeat the purpose. Am I missing something here?
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Old 11-26-2013, 07:02 PM   #15
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I considered doing that last year but rethought the idea. I'm assuming the point is to stop the pump from running every time you open a faucet. After the pressure comes down, wouldn't the pump just run longer once it did come on until the tank pressured back up? Sounds like it would defeat the purpose. Am I missing something here?
It keeps the water pressure constant during showers and I get 2-3 good flushes before the pump runs. Yes, it does run longer then (it has to refill the 2 gallon holding tank); but the flushes in the middle of the night don't wake everyone up like when the pump runs every time for a "tinkle."
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Old 11-26-2013, 07:26 PM   #16
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Think about this......
How many of us have water filters in our home?
That should answer the question I'd think.

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Old 11-26-2013, 07:43 PM   #17
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Think about this......
How many of us have water filters in our home?
That should answer the question I'd think.

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I have two filters here at home, only use one on the trailer.
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Old 11-26-2013, 07:49 PM   #18
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Don't bother flushing after every tinkle. Flush when everyone is awake. It's only tinkle:-)
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Old 11-26-2013, 07:59 PM   #19
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Ours was a pain in the butt, hard to get to, and took up storage space. I removed it years ago. No problems or issues.
Maybe they learned something as my 2013 Surveyor Select 235 came without the filter which was fine by me. I ended up removing the one from my last trailer and plumbed the space in between.

Still debating whether I want to go the external filter route or not.
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Old 11-26-2013, 09:03 PM   #20
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I removed my filter and use it externally now. With the internal filter and housing removed I have room for a drawer. More storage!
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