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Old 07-16-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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New water pressure regulator

After months of searching i finally laid my hands on a nice watts unit, full flow and "love that chicken at popeyes" (no shower flow drop offs when the toilet is flushed )
anywho, after three days of piece parts and back and forth to lowes ,
i think i may start making kits, up so folks can get one without all odd attention you get at lowes going back and forth from three rows of plumbing parts to get what you need

i ran a test all week at 70psi on the rv and had zero leakages and great shower flow, then when i installed the regulator i dropped it to 58psi and still have superb shower pressure and flow and also enough pressure to shut off the r/o unit when its full, instead of the drip drip drip

i put this thing together to allow easy winterizing (draining) and quick connects at the supply side,
the panel that has the winterizing nonsense on it also removes to allow me access to the gray tank flusher i installed earlier.
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Old 10-13-2009, 11:24 PM   #2
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Plumbing Pressure Test

I see you have the pressure set to 58 PSI. How can i find out what is a SAFE pressure setting for my Rockwood 8280SS? I don't want to blow out any fittings by setting the pressure too high.

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Old 10-14-2009, 09:54 AM   #3
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Interesting setup. Do you have a parts list? Looks like it was planned carefully.

To duplicate your rig would require a LOT of fitting at the plumbing counter without one.
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Old 10-14-2009, 05:27 PM   #4
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Have one these hook up does a nice job mine has a 2" gauge where the plug is...Have it set at 50 psi for the last 2 yrs without any problems.
http://kscdirect.com/item/WAT%2B0207...BIR%2B56G%250A
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Old 10-15-2009, 01:27 PM   #5
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I am ordering the pressure guage you suggested. Its perfect and can be removed from the camper when not in use.
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Old 10-15-2009, 10:18 PM   #6
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This is a newer model of regulator from the same company.

http://kscdirect.com/item/WAT%2B0355...BH%2B560G%250A

82 bucks but its very cool. It includes the guage and washer.

40 PSI seems to work just fine.

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