You can get modern external inline filters that screw onto the water hose and always have access to it to replace. Much easier option. I pulled my undersink filter out and put in a piece of hose to fill in the gap. i use the external hos efilter and willl just chuck it each year, they are cheap.
Michael & Tina with Layla and Preston BZ
The family has grown.
2003 22' INTERNATIONAL CCD