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Old 06-27-2016, 03:29 PM   #1
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Shower water pressure

I have been through many threads about pressure. I know for a fact that our new 2016 camper has really poor pressure at all three shower locations, master, bunkhouse and outdoor shower.

I will try and remove the heads to look for debris but I am wondering if it is also a good idea to get a different shower head to use? Any recommendations?

What is a general water pressure to not exceed when hooking it up to your camper?

Thank you for your input.
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Old 06-27-2016, 03:44 PM   #2
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Generally, you wouldn't want pressure to exceed 50 to 55 psi.
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Old 06-27-2016, 03:58 PM   #3
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If all 3 of your showers are the type that have hoses that attach to the supply and have the head on the end, try this...
Unscrew the hose fro the supply head, and look at the area of the supply. Probably see a very small hole that the water is forced thru, what some call a reducer. On our Lexi, the reducer just popped out using an awl to pry it out. Pressure went up at the shower head by 100%. Same on the outside shower.
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Old 06-27-2016, 04:17 PM   #4
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Recommend Oxygenics if you want a new shower head, Link:https://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&ke...l_47rcckks75_b
We went with the white one because of price and the shower faucets are white.
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Old 06-30-2016, 07:09 AM   #5
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Here is what I'm referring to. Pic shows the small hole in the valve head that water is forced through.
This is the outside shower head, which I replaced with a quick disconnect type. But the inside shower head has the same restriction.
On the pictured outside shower head, the hole would have had to be drilled out as there is no removable plug.
Howerer, the inside shower head had a removable plug that contained the hole. Once I removed it, the pressure increased by 100%.
And yes, we do have an Oxygenics shower head.
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Good information I'm going to check mine today.
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Recommend Oxygenics if you want a new shower head, Link:https://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&ke...l_47rcckks75_b
We went with the white one because of price and the shower faucets are white.
My wife and I upgraded to one of these as well, we LOVE it. So much better than stock.
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