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Old 12-24-2012, 03:01 PM   #11
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ok yeah i cant do anything that requires taking plumbing from something or stays there, because my dad is anal bout that, i just need something i can plug in my bathroom sink for the time of use and take it away, and also even lend to my friend sometimes since we are splitting the cost

here is a pic of my faucet, will my adapter it comes with work? i dont see a way of taking off or screwing on anything, the flow seems decent i suppose. Just let me know if this faucet will work, so i can go ahead and buy a ro unit, ill keep researching but the important thing is WHERE i set it up right now



for the washing machine one, i could consider it, ill have to inspect both my washing machine as well as the ro unit to see how i would place it there permanently, something id rather not do unless a five year old can do it. It sounds nice though.
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:07 PM   #12
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It's not too bad just make sure you shut off the water to the washer and don't try to kink the hose. I did and I had to replace the whole shut off valve, that was a nightmare. Sounds like your best option is the faucet way and most of the units come with them in the box already
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:20 PM   #13
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yes if even you had troubles then i definitely will, especially because if something happens i wont know how to fix it, but i will focus on the bathroom valve, does my pic look like the adapter will work? from the ebay one or from bulkreefsupply
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:47 PM   #14
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I never used the adapter so no clue usually the adapter would thread onto the faucet. You might need to remove the metal casing, usually they just come off with a cresent wrench. You can google how to clean a faucet head and you'll get a good idea of how the head is removed

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The adapter for the RO unit should screw into where the head was removed and sorta look just like it

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Old 12-24-2012, 04:24 PM   #15
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great pics tyvm. I think i will try to remove it with a wrench, maybe i just cant see the threading because of all the rust and gunk
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:26 PM   #16
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No problem pick up some plumbers tape too in case of leaks it's under a dollar at Home Depot and is just placed around the threads
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:30 PM   #17
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Mine leakes like crazy with the adapter that I bought from my local hardware store - everything screws on properly and i just throw a towel over the faucet so it doesnt spray all over the place. It soaks into the towel then drips heavily down the drain. Maybe I should try some plumbers tape. It seems like the flow of the water is too powerful for the unit and it backs up. Will plumbers tape resolve this issue?
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:41 PM   #18
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Plumbers tape can work wonders just make sure the oring that's on it is not cracked as well
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Old 12-26-2012, 06:41 PM   #19
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BRS 5 Stage RO/DI System - 75GPD - Bulk Reef Supply
BRS 4 Stage Value PLUS RO/DI System - 75GPD - Bulk Reef Supply
narrowed it to these
one is a 5 stage, but the 4 stage has an air gauge and tds meter built in...hmm suggestions?
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:00 PM   #20
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also i took out my aerator to check it out and there was this white thing in the faucet, it fell and went into the drain! its now gone was that piece important? looks like my flow got stronger

do i have to go buy another? if so where and what is it called/how much

edit: well i just noticed there is a complete hole in my faucet now so that white piece must of been important lol
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