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Old 11-30-2012, 05:07 PM   #1
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Water Softener

I am wintering in Florida. The water here is very hard. i have often thought of adding a water softener. I have seen those that use ordinary table salt. Some of these systems are very compact, and work silently. For the money ($250) they seem like a good thing.

Anyone have experience or an opinion from use?

Thanks in advance!
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Old 11-30-2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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Santa has placed one in my basement along with a new filter. Haven't used it yet though.

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PortsBlue 200 In-Line Mobile Water Softener
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:37 PM   #3
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I have a Flow pur softener

Mark 8000

and no water goes into my coach unless it has gone through the softener first. I have used it for about 2 years now and highly recommend it.

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Old 11-30-2012, 09:26 PM   #4
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We use a On The Go softener for all water going into the Airstream.

Better for plumbing, no hard water spots on the sinks, little if any shower buildup, less soap, and the wife loves it for her hair and skin.

Might be the best accessory you can get for your Airstream.

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I am wintering in Florida. The water here is very hard. i have often thought of adding a water softener. I have seen those that use ordinary table salt. Some of these systems are very compact, and work silently. For the money ($250) they seem like a good thing.

Anyone have experience or an opinion from use?

Thanks in advance!
They do work but are fiddly to set up and to regenerate. If you don't move around much they may work out OK for you.

I generally fill up on soft water at home before heading out on the road.
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Had a Water Stick for several years. Would not travel without it!
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