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07-31-2014 11:03 AM
nestorph
Re: I-30 water tank issue

Bert:
I checked around for the Rainfresh unit but it's a Canadian product and I couldn't find a US distributor. At least I know more or less what to look for.
Thanks


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Originally Posted by bvermeer View Post
That's where mine is, just under the sink. Works like a charm. It's a Rainfresh FC 005 "Under Sink" filter, about $30.00. There are different levels of filtering and I use the one for "Chlorine, Taste, and Odor, costs about $15 for two cartridges. Each cartridge lasts a season. There is a cartridge (about $30 each)rated for micro organisms but it restricts water flow too much and doesn't improve the flavor any more than the less expensive one. I like my coffee & tea without a plastic aftertaste!
07-23-2014 04:07 PM
nestorph
Re: I-30 water tank issue

Bert:
Thanks for saving me a lot of Googling to find a filter. Your recommendations have always been spot on. As for locating the filter under sink, all I can say is "Great minds..." ;-)
07-23-2014 02:45 PM
bvermeer
Re: I-30 water tank issue

That's where mine is, just under the sink. Works like a charm. It's a Rainfresh FC 005 "Under Sink" filter, about $30.00. There are different levels of filtering and I use the one for "Chlorine, Taste, and Odor, costs about $15 for two cartridges. Each cartridge lasts a season. There is a cartridge (about $30 each)rated for micro organisms but it restricts water flow too much and doesn't improve the flavor any more than the less expensive one. I like my coffee & tea without a plastic aftertaste!
07-23-2014 02:22 PM
nestorph
Re: I-30 water tank issue

I just got my ShurFlo filter in the mail. For ten bucks and 15 minutes of work, I figured it'll be like chicken soup--can't hurt. I'm toying with the idea of drinking filter as well but plan on installing it under the sink and use it to filter the water at the main sink instead of the entire system.
07-23-2014 01:34 PM
bvermeer
Re: I-30 water tank issue

30 years with the same water tank, same Shurflo pump, without any filter at the tank or before the pump, and all is well. I do have a household charcoal filter between the pump and the faucet, but after the expansion tank. Water tastes sweet no mater where I get it from, including streams and falls. No plastic taste.

Bert Vermeer
s/v Natasha
Sidney, BC
07-18-2014 11:49 PM
newhaul
Re: I-30 water tank issue

I use one of these filters to keep the sediment from entering the tank to begin with. Camco Water Filter with Hose - Walmart.com
07-18-2014 09:14 PM
nestorph
Re: I-30 water tank issue

Well, I'm not one to ignore the voice of experience. If I can find the old one I'll clean it. Otherwise I'll check to see what Shurflo has to offer. Thanks
07-18-2014 08:50 PM
pdqaltair
Re: I-30 water tank issue

You really do need the strainer. Don't pretend otherwise; it can save the pump and prevent a lot of faucet clogging. Sure, everything will run fine without it... for a time. Shurflo makes some nice cheap ones if the one you have cannot be fixed with a new screen, which it most probably can.

It's embarrassing to remove a correctly installed strainer simply because you can't be bothered to clean it or repair it.
07-18-2014 06:56 PM
nestorph
Re: I-30 water tank issue

Bryant:
I removed mine as well and everything is running fine.
Nestor
07-18-2014 06:35 PM
Dettinger88
Re: I-30 water tank issue

Hello,

I had the same question. Took mine off and apart...its actually a screen to prevent large chunks of junk from getting into the pump. Its not a very high quality screen....I removed mine.

Bryant
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