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Old 12-20-2012, 10:43 AM   #21
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I rarely see pressure greater than 50 pounds. If you use a good regulator it doesn't reduce the pressure or flow when there is low-pressure. See picture on page 1.
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Old 12-20-2012, 12:50 PM   #22
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Yes, have seen CGs above 65lbs water pressure, with some posting warnings. When you pull in and hookup the pressure may be low but later things can change espically while you are sleeping. X2 on Bingo's cheap insurance.

On edit, a word of caution, we now turn off the water while gone all day. In May of this year while at Pikes Peak CG in Manitou Springs, CO our water hose burst and water ran out for maybe 45 minutes according to the CG manager. We were not charged any extra for the lost water, we were thankful, and appreciated their kindness.
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Old 12-31-2012, 08:20 AM   #23
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We have a 2011 3455SA model Monty. I also have a Watson adjustable water pressure gage connected to the city water line. The gage is set at 50 lbs.

Does anyone know what the maximum pressure I can adjust the gage to and stay within the factory limits and not blow out a pipie or water connection?? It seems we have low water pressure at times and I would like to increase the pressure to 60 or 65 lbs.

Would this be within the safe limits of the Keystone requirements??
Thanks for your help.

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Ours has been set at 60 psi for several years. I found anything above that tends to blow water out of the toilet when I step on the pedal. The water lines are imprinted with their psi limit. It's somewhere around 150 psi or more. You could look at the pex lines below any of the faucets and probably see that number.
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:26 AM   #24
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Industry tests the plumbing with up to 140 psi. But they cover themselves by noting that we should regulate the water input at 40 psi. For us, I have my regulator now set at 80 psi and have had no problems -- going on 13 years of full timing.

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Old 01-02-2013, 01:34 PM   #25
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It is important to regulate the pressure when at the dump station and using the black tank rinse system as well as at a site. The antisiphon valve in the line is supposed to be good for 150 psi BUT it is made in China. They blow out easily especially if there is a sudden pressure surge. Don't ask me how I know. The repair is is a real chore as the valve is in the wall in many cases. I suspect the Chinese plastic may contain impurities and so not be very strong and /or there is poor quality control.
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:21 PM   #26
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I'll add my $0.01 worth. I have used a telltale pointer pressure guage and have found parks where the pressure has reached 100psi.
During the day those high parks showed ~ 60psi yet climbed at night. At these places I've found it usually happens at night since the water use drops, not just in your park but over the whole area.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:29 AM   #27
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I checked my city water pressure at home awhile back and it was 42 psi. I have my water pump at the summer home set to shut off at 45 psi and to start at 35psi. It has to pump up 20 ft (head) to get to the cabin. I never have had a lack of water in the shower or anything else.
I cannot understand why so many think they need pressures that high. More than likely there is restriction in their systems.
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Old 06-26-2019, 11:03 PM   #28
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Has anyone ever ran into a campground where they had more then 65 lbs of pressure at the spigot? I have a regulator but most cases the pressure is not that great, and I've never run into excessive pressure. Now I usually turn on the water and see if it gushes or trickles and use the regulator only if it gushes lol.
We stayed a few nights in a chain campground in Salt Lake City with a stated pressure of 120 PSI, with a regulator rented for @ 2/day for those faint of heart campers ! Talk about enterprising - could have just turned down the whole campground's regulator and saved us all some stress. The clincher was the water quality (taste, turbidity, and saline level) was terrible !
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Old 06-27-2019, 08:13 AM   #29
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We stopped at a campground last year that warned us on check-in they had high water pressure and to use a pressure regulator. They also had signs posted all over. After settling in, we noticed water pouring out of the unit across from us. We turned off his water and let the office know. Some people just need telling more than once I guess. We keep our pressure set between 40 and 45 and have no problem with water flow. Can't see how moving it up higher would be of any benefit.
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Old 06-27-2019, 08:35 AM   #30
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We have a flojet water pump. The label on the pump says 50 psi. I set my pressure reg to 50 psi.
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Old 06-27-2019, 08:44 AM   #31
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Water pressure is all about a decent shower

In our rig, 45-50 psi on our adjustable regulator works well. We also always use a regulator...don't need any surprises.
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Old 06-27-2019, 08:57 AM   #32
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A CG in Branson warned water pressure was 110!
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Old 06-27-2019, 11:27 AM   #33
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Pressure regulators are the one thing that I seem to "donate" to the next guy. I always have a spare and like pedestals I do not trust park's water supply
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Old 06-28-2019, 07:41 PM   #34
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I found the weak link in our water system... the shutoff valves for the washer hookup... pressure over 50psi, they leak right out of the valve bodies.. I need to replace the plastic valves with BRASS.........
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We have been lots of C\G's with high water pressure! we use a regulator with a Gage set at 60 psi.
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Old 06-29-2019, 08:34 AM   #36
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50 psig works for me. Our home CG is set there but their regulator failed a couple years ago. The guy next to us found out his 5er leaked in several places when the pressure spiked at 120.
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