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Re: The cheapest RO membrane on market

Originally Posted by colemj View Post
Actually, there are several companies selling inexpensive watermakers using cheap pressure washer pumps. And countless DIY people building them. There are tradeoffs - pump lifespan isn't great, but the pumps only cost $80-100. The rest of the system is like any other watermaker.

Every part of my watermaker and any I'd ever use would be 100% food service grade. Ceramic pump valves and seats, not just cheap steel. But I'm kinda that way when it comes to putting air or nourishment into my body.

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