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Old 06-07-2017, 01:10 PM   #1
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Water Softner Review

I am reviewing 2 water softeners for a motorhome. ABCWaters Portable Water Softener 16,000 Grain Capacity compared to Watts RV PRO-10000 Grains Portable Water Softener. Does anyone have any experience with these 2 water softeners, Please reply.
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I have a hydro-tech 16k system. $214 on Amazon. Works fine. Seems to be high quality. Recharged it a few
times in the year or so of ownership. I did put a small pre-filter to eliminate possible large particulate going into the softener.
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How much water will they use on re-gen and back flush?
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I had the Watts 8000 for 6 years and a year ago got the 10000 model. Both are great units. I just wanted to do less regens so went with the 10,000 this time. It's easy to do the regeneration on either of them. Depending on where we are I can go a month or more or a couple of weeks. AZ is awful water. My only downside is the weight. The 10,000 full of water is heavy! I don't have room in the wet bay. It sits outside in a crate along with a sediment prefilter. Its solidly built and takes a beating but keeps on ticking.
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I have the Watts 10000 grain water softener. I like it a lot. I spent several months in the southwest's hard water areas last summer and had to regenerate only one time. That was with daily showers washing machine etc. I had the regeneration done very quickly and it was easy to do. My only complaint it that it can't be mounted permanently as it is too tall, and it's a little heavier then I would like.
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