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New water filters
Got the dual canister water filter setup. And boy howdy, That slowed filling the tank to a glacial pace. The tank was filling so slowly that I thought I had a water leak on the fill side. Fortunately that wasn't the case. I tried blowing into the...

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Re: New water filters
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Micron size? 

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Micron size? 
.5

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.5

There ya go.  That'll throttle down pretty much anything.  Solid carbon block?

I think we generally run a 10-20 micron particulate and a GAC filter from rvwaterfilterstore.com.

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Are you sure it is .5 micron, not 5 micron.  That is a REALLY FINE filter.

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There ya go.  That'll throttle down pretty much anything.  Solid carbon block?

I think we generally run a 10-20 micron particulate and a GAC filter from rvwaterfilterstore.com.
Solid block and 5...

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Are you sure it is .5 micron, not 5 micron.  That is a REALLY FINE filter.

This is the filter Brett. CFB-PB10

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This is the filter Brett. CFB-PB10

Do you have a "sediment only" pre-filter of around 5 microns?  If not, suspect the .5 one will clog up pretty quickly.

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Do you have a "sediment only" pre-filter of around 5 microns?  If not, suspect the .5 one will clog up pretty quickly.
Yes I do Brett. I have a 5 micron in a double canister setup W/stand from...

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This is the system that I just bought. RV essential sysytem

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This is the filter Brett. CFB-PB10
That's the kind of filter you want on your drinking faucet not prefilling your tank.

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I use this in an appropriate housing.

Pentek DBC-10EX2 Bacteriostatic KDF/GAC Filter (10" x 4.5") Amazon.com: Pentek DBC-10EX2 Bacteriostatic KDF/GAC Filter (10" x 4.5"):...



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I thought it was good to keep Chlorine in the tank and filter it out for drinking & ice

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I thought it was good to keep Chlorine in the tank and filter it out for drinking & ice
Probably, But I hear of more folks getting sick from the untreated well water at some campgrounds than from...

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For sanitizing wells, so I would assume same applies to RV water systems, you should only use Clorox brand standard bleach.
The perfumed bleach is not safe for drinking water sanitation. 
Generic bleaches are generally not made with the same...

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This is the system that I just bought. RV essential sysytem
We have the same system. Slowed us down some, but we didn't get super slow until we added an iron filter. Only really noticeable in the...

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We have the same system. Slowed us down some, but we didn't get super slow until we added an iron filter. Only really noticeable in the shower (but we run a very low flow shower head as well)...


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I get the feeling that some folks think I was complaining/not happy. I was just curious if the flow rate slow down was from those filters.  I'm not bothered by a slower fill, Being in a hurry...


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I get the feeling that some folks think I was complaining/not happy. I was just curious if the flow rate slow down was from those filters.  I'm not bothered by a slower fill, Being in a hurry...


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Schedules are for others.

But.  If you want a higher flow rate from your sub-micron filter element, why not hook as many as you like in parallel?
Slow(ish) like me is fine.  :))

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