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1. ## Thread: Softener Sizing Help

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### An infant who drinks breast milk, gets a sponge...

An infant who drinks breast milk, gets a sponge bath every few days, small addition to laundry/dishes - maybe 15gpd average, if that.
An older infant who drinks formula and gets a small nightly bath...
2. ## Thread: Softener Sizing Help

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### Gary, thanks for the explanation regarding tank...

Gary, thanks for the explanation regarding tank size. I didn't realize cu ft flow rate was dependent on tank size. I should probably ask this question of the dealer since I don't know the tank size...
3. ## Thread: Softener Sizing Help

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### I'm not saying to soften irrigation water, in...

I'm not saying to soften irrigation water, in fact, I am specifically trying to exclude it from my calculations. That said, I'm not sure how my house is plumbed. For all I know, the outside hose...
4. ## Thread: Softener Sizing Help

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Gary,

Thanks for the reply. Your math makes sense to me. For 1.5 cu ft, the most efficient setting of 9.9 lbs would give me 33k grains to use, which at 20gpg, is about 1620 gallons. Assuming 7...
5. ## Thread: Softener Sizing Help

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### One more question about how the Clack valve...

One more question about how the Clack valve works...

It's on demand generation so it's programmed to regen after, say 1800 gallons pass through the system. Is there a calendar setting as well...
6. ## Thread: Softener Sizing Help

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### Thanks for the response. If I run my numbers...

Thanks for the response. If I run my numbers through Gary's calculator using 4 people at 66gpd avg, with 20 gpg, I get a min cu ft recommendation of 2.5. Using the higher 25 gpg, the recommendation...
7. ## Thread: Softener Sizing Help

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### Softener Sizing Help

Hello, been lurking here and soaking up information on softeners.

I've found what appears to be a great local company to install both a softener and an RO. Standardized parts, pricing, warranty,...
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