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Old 06-17-2012, 06:08 AM   #1
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Water softner

Has anyone installed a water softener? Is it worth the money?
Thanks for advice!
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:31 AM   #2
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http://www.portablewatersoftener.com/

Well worth the money.
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:41 AM   #3
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We have the original one in bigmurf's website. Have had it for five years now. We love it!
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:03 AM   #4
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Wouldn't be without one, especially anywhere in the Southwest!
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:14 AM   #5
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Old 06-17-2012, 07:22 AM   #6
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Has anyone installed a water softener? Is it worth the money?
Thanks for advice!
We have a favorite CG on MS Gulf Coast...we need a water hardener down there.
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Old 06-17-2012, 08:02 AM   #7
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Yep, On the Go!

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Old 06-17-2012, 08:11 AM   #8
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We have used our "On The Go" softener for the last 3 years and love it.
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Old 06-17-2012, 12:31 PM   #9
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http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/r...r-softener.htm

$198.95 / not tax outside TX plus shipping. Great Price!
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Old 06-17-2012, 01:46 PM   #10
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Old 06-17-2012, 02:20 PM   #11
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"fauch" has a great post but for another topic! This one is about water softeners and fauch's post is about chocking wheels. Someone commented in another topic whether DH should be chocking wheels. Fortunately, I do chock the wheels!!! Unfortunately, I don't have a water softener.

Would an admin move fauch's post to that other topic? I think his fauch's post is important but needs to be in the right topic. Thanks!

For all in this topic, thanks for the info and links on water softeners. Good stuff!

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Old 06-17-2012, 02:30 PM   #12
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Would an admin move fauch's post to that other topic? I think his fauch's post is important but needs to be in the right topic. Thanks!
Unfortunately the forum software does not provide an option to "move" a posting. We can delete it, change the content, or move the entire topic to a different category, but not manipulate an individual posting.

Member "fauch" could copy/paste the text into a new Reply in the correct topic and then Delete his posting here. Remember all authors of a posting have an extra icon displayed which allows them to Delete their own post. The icon appears as a piece of paper with a trash can (usually at the end of the string of icons at the top of a posting)
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Old 06-17-2012, 03:59 PM   #13
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thanks Art I will move it. I was reading the thread on wheel chocking and posted thisin the wrong thread
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Old 06-18-2012, 07:30 AM   #14
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I haven't used a water softener yet, but I do use a dual stage water filter I built from parts at Lowes. I use a 5 and then a 2 micron filter system and it seems to be working well.
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:40 AM   #15
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Yes, water filters are great, 2 are even more great.

And, when you get to places like the Rio Grande Valley where the water is as hard as concrete, use them PLUS a water softener!

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Chasnracin

Yes, water filters are great, 2 are even more great.

And, when you get to places like the Rio Grande Valley where the water is as hard as concrete, use them PLUS a water softener!

Absolutely. Already added to the ever-increasing list of mods
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:48 PM   #17
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We have a Flo-Pur portable and it works great in Arizona for the winter. No water spotting and your hair is manageable.
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My last 2 trips were to southern Utah. I couldn't get enough soap off the bar to make one bubble! You guys that have a softener is a sediment filter before it required? My OnTheGo will arrive tomorrow. I'll take montie out again right after the 4th.
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Old 06-20-2012, 07:09 AM   #19
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bighornram: You asked:

"You guys that have a softener is a sediment filter before it required?"

We usually do filters before the softener, several short mini hoses connect the entire thing. Water regulator first, then hose from water regulator to filters, more hose to Softener, then hose to rig. (that is the simplistic outline)
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