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Old 04-17-2013, 06:24 PM   #71
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Old 04-18-2013, 02:07 PM   #72
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Some people never believe in others! I will post the exact cost of the filters when I pay for them. IF you are more comfortable buying filters, other than at the dealer, please do so. Your comments are not productive!
You're correct, aint' disbelievin. I'm holding a receipt of a phone order with Water Pur, with gent who claimed he was owner. Price last October was $30, correct part # is CCI=10-CA. The 10" is the same as Walmart and the others difference is in filter output quality. WP are near lab spec output according to their specs. I was told by them that they are the only supplier of these filters, call 1800 540-1055.

There are gaskets on the filter cartridge they seal top and bottom against the housing. The o'ring in the picture you posted clearly shows the only o'ring. Hope this helps.
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On the WaterPur housing it states "This housing NOT compatible with any other replacement cartridge." I believe this is true as I have never seen a housing like theirs in my 25 years in the water business. The nipple that is molded into the top of the filter is a unique way of sealing the filter. I don't believe you will find these at Walmart, Lowes, etc. Any filter purchased without the nipple will likely not seal properly and simply bypass the raw water. Since I received this special housing and filter with my new tt I will use the first year and replace it with a "standard" filter housing that will accept "standard" cartridges found at the box stores. They are less expensive and will meet or exceed NSF and Water Quality Association guidelines. Other than the unique o'ring seal there is nothing special about the WaterPur filter in my opinion. Remember the smaller the micron rating the quicker the filter will plug. A minimum of 30 is adequate. For taste and odor, don't worry about the micron rating, just put in a carbon filter.
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Old 04-18-2013, 05:03 PM   #74
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On the WaterPur housing it states "This housing NOT compatible with any other replacement cartridge." I believe this is true as I have never seen a housing like theirs in my 25 years in the water business. The nipple that is molded into the top of the filter is a unique way of sealing the filter. I don't believe you will find these at Walmart, Lowes, etc. Any filter purchased without the nipple will likely not seal properly and simply bypass the raw water. Since I received this special housing and filter with my new tt I will use the first year and replace it with a "standard" filter housing that will accept "standard" cartridges found at the box stores. They are less expensive and will meet or exceed NSF and Water Quality Association guidelines. Other than the unique o'ring seal there is nothing special about the WaterPur filter in my opinion. Remember the smaller the micron rating the quicker the filter will plug. A minimum of 30 is adequate. For taste and odor, don't worry about the micron rating, just put in a carbon filter.
If I was wanting to stay in business I'd put not compatible with other products on my label as well
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Old 04-19-2013, 08:21 PM   #75
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On the WaterPur housing it states "This housing NOT compatible with any other replacement cartridge." I believe this is true as I have never seen a housing like theirs in my 25 years in the water business. The nipple that is molded into the top of the filter is a unique way of sealing the filter. I don't believe you will find these at Walmart, Lowes, etc. Any filter purchased without the nipple will likely not seal properly and simply bypass the raw water. Since I received this special housing and filter with my new tt I will use the first year and replace it with a "standard" filter housing that will accept "standard" cartridges found at the box stores. They are less expensive and will meet or exceed NSF and Water Quality Association guidelines. Other than the unique o'ring seal there is nothing special about the WaterPur filter in my opinion. Remember the smaller the micron rating the quicker the filter will plug. A minimum of 30 is adequate. For taste and odor, don't worry about the micron rating, just put in a carbon filter.
John, opened mine today, not sure what you mean by the fitting on top of the housing? The filter is similat to an oil filter, flows through outside into the core and out. The nipple is not tight to the surounding gasket. More like a guide. The cardridge can be inserted either way, up or down. Believe the discount house 10" filters can and do work, lots here use them even if quality is lesser than Water Pur, maybevthats the reason for the warning. Maybe they re-invented the unit recently?
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Your filter must be different than mine. You can't reverse the filter in my housing. And there is nothing in the WaterPur specs that has me believe they are any better than the box store filters. Keep in mind that replacement filters for a "standard" housing can be ordered from Amazon with a lot of different specifications.

If I could drag a photo to this post I would. It would clear up what I have. It appears I must have a URL address to do so.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:40 PM   #77
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Must be different filters as mine is similar to what was described by VinceU and allows the standard 10" filter.
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Old 04-19-2013, 10:11 PM   #78
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Your filter must be different than mine. You can't reverse the filter in my housing. And there is nothing in the WaterPur specs that has me believe they are any better than the box store filters. Keep in mind that replacement filters for a "standard" housing can be ordered from Amazon with a lot of different specifications.

If I could drag a photo to this post I would. It would clear up what I have. It appears I must have a URL address to do so.
They do make others, can't tell details from examples online. I disassembled my first example last year., one thing of note- the carbon bonded into a cylinder is extremely fine, probably 1/30 the size of a typical Brita water filter I've seen.
As for filtration the chlorine absorbtion and 5 or 10 micron passing rating are quite good, better than necessary ( It is regulated as potable water in 99% of campgrounds) isn't it?
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That is not what I have or what my filters look like. Pictures really do help make a difference.
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