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Old 03-07-2013, 10:05 AM   #11
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Remember that chlorine is a GOOD thing, as it kills bad bugs that can make you sick AND if you remove it all before the water goes into your tank and the tank sits for awhile, you can create your own bad water. I think it is best for the tanks water to be filtered for sediment but not chlorine, and then filtered at. The spigot.

3ppm residual chlorine is a good point to have in you your tank and plumbing.

AND sanitize your entire system at least annually with 50-100 ppm chlorine.

Chlorine is, after all natural. LOL

There is lots of hysteria out there about " chemical" and while some of it is good, people can go overboard about it..


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Old 03-07-2013, 10:45 AM   #12
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Faucets are kinda light duty, so I would do an separate spigot with a cartridge filter. I have an Omnipure from and it's great.
Above is true,I know your unit is New but change out the kitchen faucet for a better Home metal type that you can screw a Omnipure on the outlet pipe. You will be on here asking about the squeeking,plastic faucet if you dont change it anyway. I changed all of my faucets before the first trip,went to Menards they have a good selection. Youroo!!

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Old 03-07-2013, 06:26 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by myredracer View Post
extremebike - good choice. Is that a 5" or 10" filter? The filter cost at HD seems awfully high. I bought our 5" ones at Water Filters: Replacement Water Filter Cartridges for Culligan, Everpure, Samsung, Pur, Brita, Pentek, GE, and more for just over $10 each. You should be able to buy them at wholesale plumbing places for a good price too.

We use a 10" carbon filter cartridge on our house due to the well water and it has a pretty good flow rate.

Water Filters: Replacement Water Filter Cartridges for Culligan, Everpure, Samsung, Pur, Brita, Pentek, GE, and more has a lot of good info on which filters to choose.
It's the 10 inch large canister and filter. I figured out that someone would shoot me waiting for the FW to fill. The large filter flows through about as fast as the tap will provide. The carbon filter has a much small screen so you need the large one to maintain the flow.

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Old 04-16-2013, 07:35 AM   #14
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You know you can buy an external filter, and filter the water as it comes in? Camco 40043 TastePURE RV Water Filter with Flexible Hose Protector : : Automotive
They're about 20 bucks. Walmart has them too.
That camco filter you use is a 100 micron filter which DOES NOT filter much just an fyi.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:50 AM   #15
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We have a Pur 10" on the outside for shore water.. 5 micron 2.5 gpm. it lasts about 3 mo. fresh water tank gets cleaned, then we filter that before our trip... only put about 10 or 15 gals for travel...
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Old 04-16-2013, 10:54 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by f1100turbo View Post
That camco filter you use is a 100 micron filter which DOES NOT filter much just an fyi.

We don't drink this water, this is just household, mostly. I sometimes will use it through the PURE water filter, then in the coffee maker.

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