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Old 07-28-2018, 05:13 PM   #1
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Does anyone now of the max water pressure our 2015 250RB can handle? The pipes are red and blue and apear to be pex but not sure. Many places demand you use a pressure regulator which I have. I found that pex is rated for 100 psi at 180 degree F which is quite high
The curent place I am at in Fernie BC uses city pressure at 82 psi
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Old 07-28-2018, 06:51 PM   #2
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Well that’s a loaded question that you’ll get different opinions on. So here’s mine. Some newer RVs state that their plumbing system can handle a water pressure of up to 100psi, but usually it’s recommended that you do not exceed 60psi. For older campers, I think most stay around 45-50psi. I think the usual brass RV regulators keep the water between 40-50. That’s what I use; a camco brass regulator.
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I agree with Papa-T. Beside that I really don't see any reason to have more then 50# pressure in the RV. That's why they have regulators, and why everybody should make it a practice that the first item screwed onto the water spigot should be a regulator.
My present regulator dosen't have any adjustment. I think I'm going to upgrade to this one.
https://www.amazon.com/Esright-Press...travel+trailer
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Thanks guys, appreciate it. I think I will upgrade as well. I will take a look while I am down in Montana .
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Old 08-02-2018, 02:34 PM   #5
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40-50 is where I stay. I put a regulator with a gage so I can adjust,. I’m amazed at how parks vary.
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Old 08-02-2018, 02:52 PM   #6
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I work professionally with PEX and yes the tubing can handle it but the cheap fittings, elbows, connectors usually pop off over 60 or so. At work we use high pressure fittings but they are too expensive to put in an RV for a manufacturer so they use cheaper made in China fittings. Stick to no higher than 50psi and you should be fine.
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Old 08-02-2018, 03:37 PM   #7
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Lloyd,
I use that regulator you posted. It has worked flawlessly.
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I use that regulator you posted. It has worked flawlessly.

That's good to hear.
Thanks for the feed back.
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:26 AM   #9
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Stick to no higher than 50psi and you should be fine.

Is 50 psi decent for taking a shower?
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:30 AM   #10
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I have another related question. Some of my lines, or faucets have better flow than others. My 5tg wheel had been sitting for some time before we purchased it. Is there any good way to flush the lines if there is sedement, or buildup of some kind?
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