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Old 05-22-2018, 07:21 AM   #21
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If you want to use a filter system outside, its recommended that you don't use clear housings. SailorSam20500 uses blue canisters. It doesn't matter what colour they are, just not clear.
I would agree with the Solid Housing for a Longer term use "In Place",but when on a Trip we like to See what is Incoming and we drain and move on our way often! Youroo!!
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Old 05-22-2018, 01:06 PM   #22
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I would agree with the Solid Housing for a Longer term use "In Place",but when on a Trip we like to See what is Incoming and we drain and move on our way often! Youroo!!
If all you do is weekends or you don't stay in one place for more than a couple days, I'm sure its fine to use a clear housing outside, but if you plan to stay in one place longer than that, personally I'd rather invest in a solid-colored housing, especially if the factory put in the FR1 housing.
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Old 05-23-2018, 06:58 AM   #23
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When I bought my Sunseeker MH in 2014 The KW1 fiasco had everyone removing or replacing their water filters. I followed suit. I found that I didnt have the Kw1,filters cartridges were available at a reasonable cost for my CCI-10-CLW,and that the filter housing was easily removed for winterization using the existing couplings . So back in it went.My Sunseeker also has a rather large hole under the filter and water pump which I assume would drain any leaks. I fill that with a steel wool sponge during the camping season and a plug during the winter.I use the Camco blue Taste pure filter at the site water spigot to protect my water pressure regulator(very important since site water supply can be high at low use times). I usually shut off water at the spigot when I leave the site for the day. Not to start another thread but we use bottled water for drinking purposes and yes I would use filtered water for toilet and faucets to prevent wear and clooging of valves and aerators
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Old 05-23-2018, 09:15 AM   #24
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The spot where the KW1 water filter originally lived is now home to a somewhat larger well pressure tank. I use my FW tank and pump a lot. Pressure tank keeps the pump from kicking on every time we use water. Which is especially nice overnight. Our pump is right under the head of our bed.
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Old 05-28-2018, 03:29 PM   #25
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WaterPur FR1 water filter

Well we just brought out camper out of storage(Charleston, SC) to wash, do roof protection & replace anode in water heater. After draining the water heater & hooking up water to flush tank, water was pouring out underneath camper. Upon investigation, it turns out our WaterPur FR1 water filter underneath cabinet had completely broken off from the white plastic head that the FR1 housing screws into. We will not be replacing it & will just use our Camco filter. This could have been a really bad situation.
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