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Old 10-02-2016, 09:32 PM   #11
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I've exchanged a couple of PMs with SeaDog and am going to follow a suggestion he made about a mod he made on my TT. He pulled the filter and put in a 2 gallon pressure tank, fits in the same space. Lowers use of the pump, and keeps the pump from cycling on when using the toilet in the middle of the night. I spotted a pressure tank for about $45 at my nearby Menards. SeaDog reconfigured the filter and attaches it to the water lines outside the trailer.
Basically the tank is a mini version of the 50 gallon tank I have on my B&S well system.
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Old 10-03-2016, 02:39 PM   #12
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Pull out the cartridge and refit the filter canister upside down to use as an accumulator. It will fill with air and cut down on the pump cutting in and out every time you flush or run a small amount of water. It will drain in the fall when you open the water drains. Works for me.
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Old 10-04-2016, 11:55 AM   #13
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My Roo is hooked up to city water connection at the campground all the time, except when I winterize, obviously.

I like the fact it has 2 water filters, as the campground has well water


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Old 10-04-2016, 02:15 PM   #14
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Water filter:bypass or remove?

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Pull out the cartridge and refit the filter canister upside down to use as an accumulator. It will fill with air and cut down on the pump cutting in and out every time you flush or run a small amount of water. It will drain in the fall when you open the water drains. Works for me.

I really like this idea! What trailer do you have?
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Old 10-04-2016, 03:14 PM   #15
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2002 Shamrock. Our other was a 2007 Micro-Lite. Same filter.
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Old 10-20-2016, 10:19 AM   #16
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Those thinking of removing the inline filter or who advocate doing so might want to take a good look at this filter after 32 days of camping this year. (It was white to begin with.) In addition, there were 1-2 tablespoons of sand and silt similar in color to the filter that were sitting in the bottom of the filter canister:


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Now here's the kicker to this story: all water that went into the RV was pre-filtered with an external inline filter - both on any city water line and whenever filling the fresh water tank. That external filter is sealed in white plastic and I haven't performed it's autopsy yet.


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Old 10-20-2016, 12:24 PM   #17
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My Roo is hooked up to city water connection at the campground all the time, except when I winterize, obviously.

I like the fact it has 2 water filters, as the campground has well water


My house has well water. I don't have a filter. I've been drinking and bathing in it for 33 years. So I don't understand your point.
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Those thinking of removing the inline filter or who advocate doing so might want to take a good look at this filter after 32 days of camping this year. (It was white to begin with.) In addition, there were 1-2 tablespoons of sand and silt similar in color to the filter that were sitting in the bottom of the filter canister:


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Now here's the kicker to this story: all water that went into the RV was pre-filtered with an external inline filter - both on any city water line and whenever filling the fresh water tank. That external filter is sealed in white plastic and I haven't performed it's autopsy yet.
If as you say, ALL water that went into your RV was filtered and you got 1-2 tablespoons of crap and all that sediment in your secondary filter... I'd be looking for a better primary filter. It obviously does not work!
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If as you say, ALL water that went into your RV was filtered and you got 1-2 tablespoons of crap and all that sediment in your secondary filter... I'd be looking for a better primary filter. It obviously does not work!

Probably the same primary (external) filter used by many of the same people who only use that, made by Culligan. You also may be assuming the water tank comes pristine from the factory. External filters only filter external incoming water, not what's in the tank.


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Many more possibilities than mentioned and for all that and more we do not use CG or FW tank for drinking or food prep ~~ not even in the dogs water bowl.
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