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Has anyone used the quick connects for fresh water hoses? I wonder if and/or how much this may reduce water pressure inside your RV? thanks
 

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I wouldn't think it would make a differance. I assume you sre talking about the same quick connects that you would use on your garden hose at home. (I don't know of any other kind either so there you go! lol) It's a good Idea. I'll give a try this year. In some cases I have to put a water pressure regulator on because the water pressure is to high. I've seen floods happen in RV's because they didn't use one. Good thing to have in the storage area.
 

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I make a judgment call when I get to the campsite. If the pressure is fine then the regulator just slows down the water flow too much.
 

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Thats more or less what I do too. Typically I use one, but there are times the water pressure is too slow and I take it off. I usually just put it on the start with, then if its too slow, I remove it knowing its not enough pressure to damage a line.
 

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Sounds good. I think I am going to pick up some and test them out, will let you know how they do, when it gets warm enough anyway.
 

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Has it gotten this bad? That we are this lazy to screw and unscrew the hoses now? :smack-head: Just kiddin guys, had to throw my 2 cents in :10220:
 

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Man, for a minute there I thought my wife joined :bang:

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Has it gotten this bad? That we are this lazy to screw and unscrew the hoses now? :smack-head: Just kiddin guys, had to throw my 2 cents in :10220:
 

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I use a quick connector but it is to protect the trailer water connector and hose threads from damage caused by cross threading versus the speed to attach the hose.

IMHO one needs to be careful when you test the presure and believe that it is low enough that you don't need the water regulator. You might have run the test when water consumption was high and like CG electricty voltage that can change over time.

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Thanks for the advice Ruide-

IMHO one needs to be careful when you test the presure and believe that it is low enough that you don't need the water regulator. You might have run the test when water consumption was high and like CG electricty voltage that can change over time.
 

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I have wondered what the benefit of the quick connect was, other than convenience, but that makes perfect sense Ruide. Definitely something to consider
I use a quick connector but it is to protect the trailer water connector and hose threads from damage caused by cross threading versus the speed to attach the hose.

IMHO one needs to be careful when you test the presure and believe that it is low enough that you don't need the water regulator. You might have run the test when water consumption was high and like CG electricty voltage that can change over time.

Ruide
 

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OK now the million dollar question.

Which water regulator is the best to buy, I have to admit I don't use one but after reading this thread I think I will start..
 

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Well since it cost lest than $10, I think buying the best is not too much to worry about. My only recomendation is to get an all brass one. I got mine from Wal-Mart. I've heard others that had failures but mine has stood the test of time.

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Yep that one will do the trick. I actually use the cheapo $5 one from walmart, and it has worked great and stood the test. But i will opt for the brass one when I need a new one.
 

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Great info everyone, thanks. I do have the pressure regulator already, the brass one. It works great and is very well built, sturdy.
 
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