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Old 08-22-2011, 09:07 AM  
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am i drinking water out of the wrong filter? what is the purpose of having a 2-out system? the Purewaterclub gets great reviews!! i mean i have not ready a bad on yet. go to any Aquarium forum and everyone loves there systems. but everyone says they always have an issue with their systems straight out of the box. which nozzle should i get water from? which nozzle for plants? what is the purpose of having a 2-out nozzle system??? back to the drawing board....!



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Old 08-22-2011, 09:33 AM  
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hey!!! what if i get one of those pumps?? the booster pumps. they are not cheap. they are roughly $200. im finding out the best way to use these units is to get a reseivor. i knew i would be filling up the gal jugs. i just didnt think it would take sooooo long.



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Old 08-22-2011, 09:36 AM  
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oh!!! and because im still seeing contaminants...does that mean i need to flush it through for the first 15 minutes?? im hearing some people have done that. people swear by these units. everyone loves the simplicity of the install and the fact that there so cheap if you need to preplace anything you just throw it out and buy a new system. seems terribly bad for th environment though. i wouldn't do that. BUT!!!! people DO have problems with them straight out of the box. if there were sooooooo damn awesome they would have 0 problems out of the box. right?!

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Old 08-22-2011, 09:40 AM  
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im thinking about picking up a 40gal trash bin form Home Depot. and just filling that up. im sorry for all the continuous posts. i wake up early and am self employed.

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Old 09-03-2011, 11:21 AM  
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HEY!!!! im back!!! after 12 days (11 days using the system)!! the system has grown on me!!

HOWEVER!!!

PUREWATERCLUB SUCKS ***!!!!!

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i just typed all the cons and the 1 pro of why i hate this system and my internet deleted the message right as i was going to hit send, FML!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i hat this system. it arrived to me with the box opened, and with rocks in the box! system leaked, filter is a yucky brown and i haven't even filled 100 gallons. so many cons, not enough pros. if you ahve the option of buying another system, i highly suggest you do. i hear these systems are disposable, not just my model, everything they make!! i could go on and on, and i did, but it went away, and i have a busy day ahead of me, im not retyping all that back out. just do yourself a favor. and buy another system

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Old 09-08-2011, 12:26 AM  
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So the basic way a Reverse Osmosis filter works is that the water is pressed into the filter by incoming pressure, some clean water makes it through and part is sent to your drain as waste water. You have to have both flowing otherwise it is not really working right. It looks like your system has a few sediment possibly carbon filter and 2 reverse osmosis filter cartridges. This allows you to produce more water than some systems. But if you want to be able to have water on demand you really need the expansion tank. Also many people have a separate spigot for the RO water, because using this to clean does no good and only reduces the flow rate. You do not want to run hot water through this filter system, so if you have your faucet on a medium temperature the way you have it setup now you will have a trickle of cold clean water and a bunch of non filtered hot water. The reason for the dirty looking water at first is simply that you need to run the system clear for 5-10 min before the sediment from shipping will be flushed out.

Hopefully once the system is all dialed in you will be happy with it. I have something like yours (a few more filters), it takes 10-15 min to fill a 5 gal bucket but my water is just water. The HD does have expansion tanks, more plumbing fun but it will resolve some of the issues you are having. Adding a booster pump will not help because it takes time to filter the water, forcing it through will create more leaks and reduce the life of the filter.

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