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    Bluespace

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    My first purchase was thru PureWaterClub.Com but after reading some bad reviews I quickly stopped the transaction before they could charge me.

    After some research and advise from this forum I chose Filter Direct
    eBay Store - RO Reverse Osmosis Filtration Systems: Whole House Water Purification Systems, Aquarium RO Filtration System.

    Pricing was in line if not cheaper than with other retailers on comparable item
    Shipping was as expected 3 business days
    Packaging was good
    Instructions were good
    Hook up was easy

    Overall I feel it was a good purchase. I will buy from them again.
     
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    Glad everything worked out well for you. Good news indeed.
     
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    Glad to hear a good review about them. My system will be here on Tuesday. They have great email communication. Can't wait to get the product and see the difference in quality from PWC.
     
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    Hiker4twenty

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    Awesome company and a solid, quality product. I received my 6stg ro/di system last night and I couldn't be happier. The customer service from this company is awesome. Buy your next ro/di system from them and you wont be disappointed.
     
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    I got my Ro/DI from them. It came exactly when they said it would. It works like it should. No leaking and it hooked up pretty easy. I'd give em an A+ and would use em again.
     
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    Well, I finally hooked up my filter direct ro/di system last night. I made 9 gals and it works perfectly. It make water a lot slower than I would have thought. It takes 34min to make 1 gal of water. It is supposed to be a 100gpd unit, but I don't see how that's possible with roughly 2gph.
     
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    How is your water preasure going into the unit? A lower water preasure will decrease the amount of water it makes.
     
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    The unit came with a pressure gauge and its reading 60psi. The instructions say it requires a min of 40psi so I should be good with where I'm at.
     
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    RO units run alot slower with colder water in the winter. It will speed up in the summer when the water isn't as cold.
     
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    I had that exact same question! I had no idea it made that much of a differance.
     
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    I emailed filter direct, before I made the post above, to see what they had to say. Waiting on a response.
     
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    ccCapt Reef Hacker Moderator

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    Even tho this isn't a FilterDirect unit, they all use basically the same RO membrane.

    Aquarium Water Quality: Choose the Best Reverse Osmosis Unit for Your Needs
    The GPD figures in this table assume the following optimal parameters: water temperature of 70-77 degrees Fahrenheit, 60-90 psi pressure and less than 200 ppm of TDS. If any of these parameters is not optimal, GPD decreases, sometimes up to 50%. Therefore, if you need a certain amount of water per day, and one or more of your parameters are outside the optimal range, you need to purchase a higher GPD rated unit.
     
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    Here's my new unit installed. It's flowing a bit faster now.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Hey...that looks just like mine! :D
     
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    I would not have got this system if it weren't for your advise. Thanks Larry! One of the best investments I've made so far.
     
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    I have the filter direct 6-stage. Looks like mine too! :Cheers:
     
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    Buckeye Field Supply

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    We have a calculator on our website that allows you to plug in your water temperature and water pressure and see how much your membrane should be producing under those conditions.

    Russ
     
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    Just received my RD150 RO/DI stage 6 system. Super easy direction and setup went smoothly.

    Good customer service and quick shipping (FREE SHIPPING TOO)
     
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    i got my ro/di from purewaterclub. Had no problems with shipping had it in 3 days or the unit it self. Only thing i did not like was i got a adapter for washer hookup and the sink one that came with the unit and they leaked worse than the titanic and the threads on them was crap. so i got parts from lowes and works like a charm
     
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