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Old 04-04-2019, 10:29 AM   #11
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Put mine in the same bucket with all other fresh water gadgets (hose, regulator, and elbow) flush it out a bit each trip.... But dont use water for drinking. Jusk cooking, cofffee, and washing.
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Old 04-04-2019, 11:55 AM   #12
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I drain and keep it in a fresh 13 gal tall kitchen bag. Have not had any problems.
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Old 04-12-2019, 11:27 AM   #13
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What kind of filter are we talking about here? The Camco blue torpedo or the 10 inch long "whole house" type filter cartridge that goes in a housing like the OEM filters that FR tends to install?

I have the latter that I use in an external housing setup. I drain the housing when we're packing up and put it (with filter inside) in the pass through storage. When we get back home to where I store the trailer, I take out the wet filter and leave it in the bathroom sink to dry out through evaporation. I've never given any thought to storing it any other way and the distributor said that's perfectly fine for the filter I'm using. They said I can't leave it too long in stagnant water. If I took it home I guarantee that I'd forget it when going to pick up the trailer for the next trip.
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Old 04-12-2019, 12:03 PM   #14
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I use the blue torpedo filter when filling my FW tank and a Britta pitcher filter for drinking water. Both filters go in a zip lock bag and into the home fridge in between uses. I change them out every spring.
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I store my “in the trailer filter” by removing it and storing it in a plastic canister containing dilute bleach solution. I rinse it off before installing it. I have stored one over the entire winter this way.
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Old 07-14-2019, 08:48 PM   #16
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I store mine in the refrigerator also and replace it work a new one at the beginning of each season
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Old 07-15-2019, 12:23 AM   #17
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I store mine in a 13 gal tall kitchen bag, in a cargo bay.
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Old 07-15-2019, 01:20 AM   #18
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Put mine in the same bucket with all other fresh water gadgets (hose, regulator, and elbow) flush it out a bit each trip.... But dont use water for drinking. Jusk cooking, cofffee, and washing.
Coffee not drinking?
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Old 07-15-2019, 06:22 AM   #19
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Depending on your filter:
Copied from RVwaterfilterstore.com
https://www.rvwaterfilterstore.com/P...2018-v5PDF.pdf

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CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE OF YOUR FILTERS
1. Sediment and Modified Carbon Block filters – RV SED1/5, PR-1/5, F1/F1PB/F5,
a. These filters are naturally resistant to stagnation, so they are easy to care for. If you use your system regularly,
with no more than a month between uses, you can leave them in water in the canister. If you will not be using the
system for more than a month, then you should dump the water out of the canister and dry the filters. You can
put them back into the dry canister so they can be ready for next use. DO NOT ALLOW TO FREEZE. If the weather
will be freezing, put them in a dust free environment like a closet in a freezer bag.
2. CBC-KDF
a. This filter must be kept in water for it’s entire life. Drying it may result in the filter seizing up and not passing water
3. Resin Filters
a. These can be dried and reused, but you should take care to shake them to loosen up any clumps as they dry so
they can be reused next time. Again, they should be removed if the system will be unused for more than 1 month
4. GAC and CBC-10 carbon block
a. These filters have a higher tendency for stagnation, so they should be dried if left for more than 2 weeks vs a
month for the Sediment and Modified Carbon Block
5. Ceramic filters
a. These can be cleaned with a 3M scotch bright pad or the brush that the filter comes with in the case of the
Doulton RIO 2000. Rub the ceramic surface to remove the sediment and rinse. These filters can remain in water
indefinitely as long as they DO NOT FREEZE as they are bacteriostatic
6. KDF/GAC
a. Any filter with granulated carbon and KDF can be left in water or dried out like a resin filter. The KDF will prevent
bacteria growth so no need to remove these from the canister. If you do take them out, see 3 above for resin filter
for storage.
I have the CBC-KDF refill kit. sed1 comes out to dry and cbc-kdf stays in the canister filled with water in between uses.
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