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Old 04-01-2015, 05:15 PM   #21
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I take it none of you that (Must have 50+WP) ever DRY Camp! Our unit works just fine with the Factory installed water Pump,and you know they put out (NO where near 50+PSI and very LOW GPM)! Now we do have a 5gal pressure tank but PSI is still way Under 40PSI! We have our City water Reg. set at 40PSI and see NO diff from our pump! Youroo!!
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I take it none of you that (Must have 50+WP) ever DRY Camp! Our unit works just fine with the Factory installed water Pump,and you know they put out (NO where near 50+PSI and very LOW GPM)! Now we do have a 5gal pressure tank but PSI is still way Under 40PSI! We have our City water Reg. set at 40PSI and see NO diff from our pump! Youroo!!
“Apples and Kangaroo’s” comparison, between dry camping and city hookup.
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Old 04-02-2015, 07:20 AM   #23
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“Apples and Kangaroo’s” comparison, between dry camping and city hookup.
When a person turns on a water item in a RV they should receive the Same output (City or Pump)! If they need (60+PSI) to achieve this output they have Issues! I was replying to the Posts that said they needed High PSI. Youroo!!
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Old 04-02-2015, 07:25 AM   #24
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Pressure regulator

I have been using a adjustable pressure regulator ever since encountering
water pressure of 115PSI at a KOA campground in Forsyth, GA. The pressure was so great, it was blowing the fresh water hose out of the fitting
connection on the side of the RV. I set the adjustable regulator @ 50 PSI
max. Works great.

The only problem is the hand on the meter is not pressed on tight enough, had to replace the meter with a better meter.

Valterra A01-1117VP Brass Lead-Free Adjustable Water Regulator.
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Old 04-02-2015, 07:33 AM   #25
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When a person turns on a water item in a RV they should receive the Same output (City or Pump)! If they need (60+PSI) to achieve this output they have Issues! I was replying to the Posts that said they needed High PSI. Youroo!!
That is incorrect.
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Old 04-02-2015, 07:45 AM   #26
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That is incorrect.
Not in our units water system,sorry if others have issues! Just trying to Help,your choice! Youroo!!
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Old 04-02-2015, 08:09 AM   #27
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Thanks for that. They have a new Fairview Hi-flow regulator that I just ordered for $24.95.

I'm curious as to how well that one works. Let us know after you try it out please. Jerry


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Old 08-13-2015, 07:35 AM   #28
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Thanks for that. They have a new Fairview Hi-flow regulator that I just ordered for $24.95.
Hey Stoney. I was looking at this model as well. Did you happen to go through with the Fairview and what do you think of it?
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Old 08-13-2015, 08:26 AM   #29
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It has been years since the lead was taken out of plumbing solder since lead is carcinogenic. However, just recently I was buying a brass plumbing fitting (on Amazon), was warned it was not not lead free and not to be used for potable water.

In reading this thread, I thought about updating my water regulator to a Watts H560G. Yes, it is sold somewhere, but it has been discontinued and replaced by the FFH560G (Lead-Free model).

I thought the FR forum should be aware of this.
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Old 08-13-2015, 11:04 AM   #30
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I take it none of you that (Must have 50+WP) ever DRY Camp! Our unit works just fine with the Factory installed water Pump,and you know they put out (NO where near 50+PSI and very LOW GPM)! Now we do have a 5gal pressure tank but PSI is still way Under 40PSI! We have our City water Reg. set at 40PSI and see NO diff from our pump! Youroo!!
Don't know what the MAX pressure would be, but on my ShureFlo the pressure coming out of the pump is adjustable via a set screw. However, increasing the pressure will not help much unless the pump has a fairly high GPM rating, which mine does not.

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Hey Stoney. I was looking at this model as well. Did you happen to go through with the Fairview and what do you think of it?
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I did buy it but haven't yet used it maybe because I haven't had any water pressure issues lately. When I do have issues I'll check to see if it works.
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Do you just use that at the spigot Dan, or did you plumb it into your control panel?
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Dan, that looks like a great find. It states that it is factory set to 45 psi. Can the output pressure be changed?
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X2 in the Valterra gauge.


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Do you just use that at the spigot Dan, or did you plumb it into your control panel?
I do put it at the spigot, but maybe I should look at putting it in the water bay as I am prone to forget it sometimes.
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Dan, that looks like a great find. It states that it is factory set to 45 psi. Can the output pressure be changed?
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Yes it is adjustable. I have mine set around 50 psi. I think Phil says that 55 psi works best for his Gerard heater.

Matter of fact, I recall we got it to help stabilize the hot water temperature.
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What is safe and reasonable for water from a park? I've seldom used a regulator although I've had one for a long time.

Yesterday I checked into a park and was warned at check in that their pressure is 110 lbs. I hooked up my trusty regulator for the first time in a year or so and it was set to 50 lbs.

It seems to me that is not enough pressure at the inside fixtures. Can I go higher without blowing the whole plumbing system apart?? If so, how much??

Boowho??
When I was in Goshen mine was set at 60 PSI no problems, when you hear like a whistle when you open a facet to much pressure...
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