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Old 02-06-2004, 12:04 AM   #1
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What water do you use?

..I use tap now...but want to get an RO/DI unit soon...but one that doesn't cut into the pipes cause I live in an apartment...
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Old 02-06-2004, 12:07 AM   #2
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I use RO water from the machine at walmart, I hope to get a new RO/DI unit and booster pump sometime this year, but this has worked for me for the last 19 months.
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humm...Walmart has RO water??

How much does it cost and how do you bring it home??

I may have to do that!!
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I use the same type thing, but it is from my local supermarket. They have an RO unit outside and you just take your own container. I use 5g jugs for water coolers. .30 a gallon so it works well for me right now since I am limited at where to fit an RO/DI unit.
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nice...I'll have to look for it....will it say RO water on the machine??
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Old 02-06-2004, 05:05 AM   #6
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It should say how the water is filtered. It might say something like Reverse osmosis, carbon filtered and maybe even UV filtered. I used this method for a couple of months...paid .25 a gallon. Not bad if your don't mind lugging around water
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This may be a silly question, but you always have to ask. Has everyone checked w/ their LFS to see if they offer RO/DI water? I purchase my saltwater and fresh from one that I trust right down the road. Hauling the water sucks, but in an apartment...what else can you do?

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but in an apartment...what else can you do?
Hook your RO unit up to your sink with a faucet attachment. There are many ways to hook up an RO unit with out using a sattle valve that puts a hole into your plumbing.
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Old 02-06-2004, 01:14 PM   #9
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I have a RO unit, I generate about 10 gals a week.
I hooked up my RO unit by using a diverter aerator on my faucet. No additional plumbing work required. You pull the pin on the aerator to divert the water through a tube into the RO unit.
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I get mine from th RO machine at my local grocery store for .25 a gallon.
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