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Old 10-27-2005, 10:58 AM   #1
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Received new RO/DI unit - awseome!

Bought one of those 6-stage RO/DI units from filterdirect on ebay. Shipped for $112. Awesome unit! Tests from base water to output water showed excellent results and the price is very, very good.

I received the lead from this forum (thank you!!) so I thought I would add another data point.
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Old 10-27-2005, 11:04 AM   #2
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Good to hear! I love mine. It saves me Soooo much money, not from the water cost, but from not going to the LFS as much.
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Old 10-27-2005, 11:25 AM   #3
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I have been looking for an RO-DI unit on ebay, is this a good deal

http://cgi.ebay.com/Reverse-Osmosis-6-Stage-DI-Water-Filter-R1006C_W0QQitemZ4414022510QQcategoryZ20684QQrdZ1QQ cmdZViewItem

what unit did you get?
thanks, its good to hear that someone got a good unit off ebay because i have always been hesitant to buy one off there.
any help would be appreciated.
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Old 10-27-2005, 11:48 AM   #4
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lower11, that's the same manufacturer I bought except I bought the R100 and this is the R106 (although it says R1006, I believe it's R106)...anyhow this is the unit I bought:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWN%3AIT&rd=1

I think they're identical execpt for the newer, clear housings for the duals DI's on top. I like the clear housings for the DI's because I can see when the media contracts (they call it "channeling") and needs refilling. That's important. Otherwise, you won't be able to tell without constant testing. HTH, good luck!
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Old 10-27-2005, 05:13 PM   #5
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runway,

thanks for your help, actually got the same one you got today off ebay.
cant wait to get it!!!! 95bucks + shipping is not to bad.
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Old 10-27-2005, 06:34 PM   #6
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Dont forget to toss the first 5 or so gallons made.
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Old 10-28-2005, 10:18 AM   #7
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Yes, I tossed about 4. Instructions said 3.
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Old 10-28-2005, 12:28 PM   #8
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would the eBay unit you guys are talking about be sufficient enough for my 180 gal tank? anyone please?

http://cgi.ebay.com/AQUARIUM-2-110GP...temZ7720756236[/url]
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Old 10-28-2005, 12:45 PM   #9
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Any ro/di would be good for a tank, the major difference is the amount of water you can make per day.
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Old 10-28-2005, 01:57 PM   #10
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1brent1, that unit fills my 5 gal jug in about 60-90 minutes. If you're doing a weekly, 15%, PWC, then you would run it for about 8 hours to get your water. Probably another 4 hours for your top off water. I'm setting up a 120 gal and that unit will work fine for me.

So with that, you can decide.
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