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Old 09-25-2016, 12:55 PM   #31
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Currently I'm tapped into the campgrounds water supply, open to 100%.

I'm set up with my 45psi pressure regulator, carbon filter, 25' of hose going into "city water connection" and just don't seem to get that "oomph" from the supply.

There is acceptable pressure for the kitchen sink, but the shower seems to lack any force. OASN, the head squeals when in operation. It does the job, but it could be better.

I've also tried it without the aforementioned inline attachments.

Same results at 2 different campgrounds.

Any idea what it could be?

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I installed an ECO Camel Showerhead the best investment ever , I put in my house just for the way works. House pressure I have set 65 # with a reducer to that setting.
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Old 09-25-2016, 01:30 PM   #32
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Tested it last night.

Still have the squeal. Flow is marginally better. It's better than no shower :P
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Old 09-26-2016, 11:13 AM   #33
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Removed the 45PSI regulator, kept the carbon filter on, filled the FW tank, ran the water pump and all those combined with previous tricks and pressure was greatly improved. And no squeal!

Unfortunately the HW ran out that much faster.
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Old 09-26-2016, 07:32 PM   #34
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Removed the 45PSI regulator, kept the carbon filter on, filled the FW tank, ran the water pump and all those combined with previous tricks and pressure was greatly improved. And no squeal!

Unfortunately the HW ran out that much faster.
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Old 09-27-2016, 06:54 AM   #35
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Use propane to heat the water, while you are in the shower. It recovers much more quickly. While in the shower, you'll need to use the button to turn the water off, while you lather up. If you do that, you'll have almost unlimited hot water. Unlike at home, unless you have an on demand hot water heater, you can't just stand in the hot water stream for a long time.
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Old 10-06-2016, 12:54 PM   #36
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Water pressure

I was under the impression that you should not run your water pump while hooked up to city water.....am I wrong?
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Old 10-06-2016, 01:14 PM   #37
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After two cheap fixed pressure regulators and poor shower performance I bit the bullet and bought the adjustable one for 50 bucks. What a difference! No comparison!
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Old 10-06-2016, 02:26 PM   #38
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I just returned from a trip and prior to I was going to order a new shower head as suggested here, BUT first I tried a few things of my own. First I removed the restriction plate from the non shower head end, second I drilled a slightly hole in the incoming port where the hose attaches to the unit, third I drilled slightly larger holes in the head..... all I can say is it is a night/day difference... now granted this fix does not help things if you have poor pressure but it sure lets water flow a lot easier
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Old 10-06-2016, 02:56 PM   #39
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so a good regulator is important, need better flow---but also opening up the flow path (bigger restriction holes)...makes for a nicer shower.
I had several of those fixed regulators and found them to keep flow down......got a better one.
The oxygenics head does make it nice also.
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Old 10-06-2016, 04:09 PM   #40
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I too have an oxygenic (which helps) but poor pressure in all faucets. I removed the restrictor in the kitchen. It helped but still poor pressure. My question is, where are the restrictors located? Would be grateful for info on this. 2014 - 38CK.
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