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Old 01-22-2013, 05:08 PM   #411
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I will look in to extra filter socks, besides the filter socks or pantyhose what else can I use? just go be more affordable - like a DIY?
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:19 PM   #412
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On eBay you can get 5 stocks for $25. I also seen a YouTube video a few days ago with a guy doing DIY stocks. If you have a sewing machine it will be very easy and cheep to do. On YouTube just search DIY filter stocks
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:22 PM   #413
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Thanks, I don't think i'll be sitting around sewing anytime soon, maybe i'll pick up those socks and just throw them in the wash like Doug said with a little bleach. I'm going to be asking a lot of questions this weekend because by Saturday the latest I want this all done, pending shipment of the sock.
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:47 AM   #414
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Ok so I got the new ro membrane in the mail and hooked it up to my unit. This is 75gpd the old one I wasn't sure but when I removed it it was 50 gpd so that's a plus. It's been running for about 15 minutes and previously the Tds meter was reading 100+ now it's at 13. To my understanding its supposed to be at 0. Will this get there if I let it run longer? There's nothing else I can change on this unit. Everything is new now except for the lines themselves. Thanks!
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:52 AM   #415
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Do you have a D.I. stage? That should bring it down to zero.
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:56 AM   #416
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Yes I do. I changed out the 3 canisters last week and just the ro membrane now.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:15 PM   #417
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It's down to 11 since my last post
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It's been about 30 mins of use.
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:13 PM   #419
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So after about an hour and 45 minutes the reading on my Tds meter still says 11. Could it possibly be the $10 Tds meter is off by a little? Is there anyway to find out? It came with a screwdriver to calibrate it which I did not do not sure what kind of solution to use. Thanks.
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Yes your meter if not calibrated may be off. Also are your checking the level after the DI stage? If so it should be zero. If after the RO you had 11 but before the DI that would be understandable.
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