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Old 02-06-2011, 10:41 AM   #1
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What Water Filter do You Use? How to trust camp water?

I have a few questions for the experience people. What kind of water filter do you use? Right now my camper does not have a filter at all, not even the housing. I have no problem installing one cause I have room but want to know recommendation?

Second part of question is how to know whether your water will be good or not? Examples, will it just plain ol be unsafe , full of sand, etc? How do you go about doing this?

I'm asking the million dollar question here. How do I get a pretty good filter for decently cheap? I prefer not to haul water jugs with but will if I have to.
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:19 AM   #2
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You can add a housing from Home Depot or your choice of retailer. If you look at the filter selections always look for one with charcoal to eliminate bad tastes. The choices of filter range from just sediment removal up to everything under the sun. Or you can use a standard type filter if you want to add a faucet type filter for drinking water.
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:57 AM   #3
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I bypassed our in house filter cause it was a pain in the rear end! I have been using the blue in-line filters from Wal-Mart for about 5 years now and have been very happy with how they work. Plus they are very easy to deal with.
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Yanking my "whole house" filter as soon as we get back from FLA this year. In its spot the sur-flo air chamber will go. I already have the blue wally world inline ready to go.
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My in-house filter is pretty easy to get to, open the left pass through storage door, pull out a large soft drink tray that has all the chocks, lego blocks, short water hose ect. and there it is. I use the GE charcoal filter comes in a 2 pack for about $9. I change the filter every January, probably don't need to.
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So the wally world in line is good... Does it have carbon in it for taste/oders? Does anybody know?
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So the wally world in line is good... Does it have carbon in it for taste/oders? Does anybody know?
Yes it does. We used to have a little cabin on a offroad resort that had some pretty smelly well water (smelled like sewage) and it did an excellent job of cleaning it up.
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Yummmmmmmmmy , Motocross camper, shouldn't you be watching SPEED right now?
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Old 02-06-2011, 05:11 PM   #9
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I have a few questions for the experience people. What kind of water filter do you use? Right now my camper does not have a filter at all, not even the housing. I have no problem installing one cause I have room but want to know recommendation?

Second part of question is how to know whether your water will be good or not? Examples, will it just plain ol be unsafe , full of sand, etc? How do you go about doing this?

I'm asking the million dollar question here. How do I get a pretty good filter for decently cheap? I prefer not to haul water jugs with but will if I have to.
Your trailer is a 2011 model.... are you sure that you don't have a water filter ? Maybe you just haven't found it yet !! Sometimes they hide it in some wierd locations

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I know for a fact I don't have one. For two reasons, one I stripped searched my RV and for two I was trying to work in a deal when I was buying it for a "Whole house filter" but it was 200 bucks.
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