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Old 06-04-2013, 03:56 PM   #29
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Have you used the regulator yet? If so, how do you like it?

We have our 5th wheel set up on a permanent lot and the water pressure in the shower stinks! If I purchase and install one of these it will it increase the water pressure?

Thanks and sorry for the noob question!
If you are using the little water regulator (restrictor) you will see an improvement. If just park pressure is low, no.
Many folks, like me, have changed the shower wand to an Oxygenics. They work at 20 psi, I can tell you.
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Have you used the regulator yet? If so, how do you like it?

We have our 5th wheel set up on a permanent lot and the water pressure in the shower stinks! If I purchase and install one of these it will it increase the water pressure?

Thanks and sorry for the noob question!
no apologies necessary - it's a discussion forum and how I'm still learning too...

unfortunately I've not tested it been too busy to go rv'ing....
but planning for the 14th thru 16th - next weekend !!! yippee !

will let u know... am still liking what I hear about the adjustables though... wish I had read that before buying mine...

the one I got says high flow - but does not quantify it ?!? so who knows...

And CampD - trying to get the wife to change to Oxygenic like you and two of our rv buddies did, but when we looked it didn't come in venetian bronze to match the other stuff...????
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Oxygenics absolutely rocks! We are full timers and have stayed on some sites with very low pressure. So far we haven't had to resort to the campground showers once, the shower head makes it feel great, even at lower pressures.
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Any particular head I should buy? It will have to be a hand held one because I do not have a shower head coming out of the wall.
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Oxygenics Brushed Nickel Handheld BodySpa Showerhead Kit - Hand Held Shower Kits - Shower Heads & Hoses - Faucets & Shower Fixtures - Plumbing

I have the nickel one in the house and a white one in the motor home. Love them.

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Dang - made me look - there's a lot of them :
Oxygenics® Shower Heads, Hand Held Showerheads, Water Saving Shower Heads

oh the choices
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FYI. Been buzzy so haven't been on much...

But the high pressure fancy one is going back as it was still to low flow.

Will be ordering an adjustable one. Soon
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:52 PM   #37
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I will describe 4.1 Regulators.. I use TWO of them and have used 2 more.

1: (Have used) standard RV regulator, this is a cylinder, brass or plastic, male and female fittings (one on each end) it is about the size of one of the two fittings.

Problem. This is a LOW FLOW device, as you said "Water flow to a trickle"

2; HIGH FLOW (or High Capacity) as above but with a bright colored "Grip" on the female end,, Or in the case of Camco, Wings on the body. Much better I give it a 8-9 out of 10.

2.1 Adjustable version of 1 or 2, Have never used.

3: Sur-Flo This is the one that is "Built in" to some rigs. I give it a 9

Watts (I'm told Valterra and at least one other company make 'em as well) 1/2 inch or LARGER (mine is 3/4) This is a 'Whole house' type, it is plumbing some folks sell them with hose fittings already in place or bundled in the bag but that's not how the factory shipped them.

I give mine a 11 on that scale of 10.

How I do it

Park-Watts-----hose----------------Filter---Surflo---Rig.
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The park I am in right now has 126# of city water pressure, wouldn't hook-up with out one......
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A better name for most RV water regulators is "water restrictors".

I would suggest buying a true adjustable Watts Water Regulator from the Water Filter Store.

RV Water Filter Store: Standard Filter Canisters for Whole RV

I would not hookup without one.

Starting at the spigot, I have my Watts regulator, followed by the large house type water filter, followed by the TravelSoft water softener, and finally into the coach.

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When I install the water pressure regulator my water pressure is a trickle. I was told by the salesman to always us the regulator.

Do you ALWAYS use a water regulator?
Are you sure you don't have a pressure regulator built in?

My coach has a built in pressure regulator.
If I add a pressure regulator in the hose, it reduces my water flow to a trickle.
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WAtts regulators at Amazon.com

Amazon carries two types of adjustable watts r3egulators. I have tried both but prefer the one that costs $58 or so. It can be tied to 3/4" nipples off my purifier, set for 50# and the water flow is terrific!
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Yes I always use an adjustable regulator, not a restrictor
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Could you please post the brand or where you bought your adjustable. I need one also.
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