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Old 04-09-2017, 11:24 AM   #1
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Water flow

Brand new 2017 cardinal, 3950tz. Staying at a major resort, put a gauge on the water, and it's at 100psi. Always use the regulator, which brings it all the way to 40. Question is, since the flow ain't all that great, especially in the shower, does anyone NOT use the regulator, and ate the new trailers more capable of handling the pressure? Also, am I correct in saying, that you can't just open the spicket a little, because the pressure will still be wherever the campground pressure is, in this case, 100.

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Old 04-09-2017, 11:38 AM   #2
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I personally would not go above 45 psi if you get an adjustable regulator. I don't know if the valve on the toilet could handle more than that.

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Old 04-09-2017, 12:33 PM   #3
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If you opened the spigot a little you still have full pressure when you are not using water, and probably very low when you are using water
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Old 04-11-2017, 04:42 PM   #4
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My shower head did not flow well . l replaced it with one from CW and it worked much better. Sometimes the regulator's are more restrictive then rated. We had that problem . Got a new one and the pressure was much better.
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Old 04-11-2017, 04:53 PM   #5
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Try this pressure regulator 50-55psi

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Old 04-11-2017, 05:04 PM   #6
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I use this.

I had a Y before it at one point but it restricted the flow too much. I removed the Y and shower problem solved. Look for the choke point. Sometimes it is the pressure regulator but if you get pressure at turn on and then it drops it is a flow problem.

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