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Old 04-20-2013, 02:48 PM   #81
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Here is what I have.
No Walmart or Depot, for you, least not yet. Now it is proprietary, at least for now. Far East may knock it off. Cover and housing are different.
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Old 04-20-2013, 03:06 PM   #82
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Here is what I have.
Any camper I've ever had has had the filter you picture.

Which is why we all had a difference of opinions.

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Old 04-24-2013, 09:39 PM   #83
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My new Rockwood 2503S has the internal filter housing near the water pump. The filter that goes in it came separately inside the camper. I can't seem to get the housing to unscrew to put the filter in it. The special wrench was with the filter so I took it for granted that this tool would unscrew the housing. Is there a trick to this?
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:47 PM   #84
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My new Rockwood 2503S has the internal filter housing near the water pump. The filter that goes in it came separately inside the camper. I can't seem to get the housing to unscrew to put the filter in it. The special wrench was with the filter so I took it for granted that this tool would unscrew the housing. Is there a trick to this?
No trick - but a few suggestions:

1. Make you are turning the wrench in the correct direction - righty tightly and lefty loosely.

2. Hold the canister receptacle with one hand while turning the canister wrench.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:48 PM   #85
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My new Rockwood 2503S has the internal filter housing near the water pump. The filter that goes in it came separately inside the camper. I can't seem to get the housing to unscrew to put the filter in it. The special wrench was with the filter so I took it for granted that this tool would unscrew the housing. Is there a trick to this?
Hold the housing with something so its not broken off its mount. Its very spongy. Strong even pressure, maybe warm the bowl at the thread with a hair dryer as much as you can warm, it will pop.

Use a small amount of Silicon grease on the gasket when you put it back, never freeze again.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:00 PM   #86
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I was advised by friends, after getting our 2013, Mini Lite, to discard the filter insert in the rig and use only an external (Camco) blue filter. The reason is that you get filtered water and a good pressure.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:34 PM   #87
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Thanks. I'm definitely leaning to the exterior Camco filter. I don't think I'm going to concern myself with the interior filter anymore.
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:23 AM   #88
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I was advised by friends, after getting our 2013, Mini Lite, to discard the filter insert in the rig and use only an external (Camco) blue filter. The reason is that you get filtered water and a good pressure.
Keep in mind those camco inline water filters are between 100 to 150 micron filters campared to the 5 micron filters in the canister.
With those camco filters your not filtering much.
I really don't notice the flow difference.

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I'll keep that in mind. Thanks Turb!!
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I'll keep that in mind. Thanks Turb!!
I know sometimes there a bear to change but I change my 5 micron half way through season.

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