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  1. Thread: iron problems

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    http://www.water-softeners-filters.com/rffe20bb-ir...

    http://www.water-softeners-filters.com/rffe20bb-iron-filter-cartridge.html

    just did a search and saw this, have any idea how long it would take before you would have to change it?
    I know its not...
  2. Thread: iron problems

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    Thanks, going to go to lowes when i get back home...

    Thanks, going to go to lowes when i get back home and get one of the water test kits they have.
    If I remember correctly, I took my water test sample from my kitchen sink which is after the whole...
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    Thanks for advice, I have seen some big blue...

    Thanks for advice, I have seen some big blue cartridge type filters at Lowes. Would this be what you are referring to? What kind of filter are the folks you know using? What i have would be referred...
  4. Thread: iron problems

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    I went to the local plumbing supply and got a kit...

    I went to the local plumbing supply and got a kit to send off a sample of my water and it was sent to CUNO and the results came back as
    Iron .28 PPM.
    The questions about the on/off time was...
  5. Thread: iron problems

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    Thanks for reply, I thought it was as well, but...

    Thanks for reply, I thought it was as well, but now only using a cheap chartridge filter that I got at Lowes since doing the chlorine shock treatment, and after using it yesterday and even watering a...
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    Oh man, this site is great, i making sure she has...

    Oh man, this site is great, i making sure she has a good supply of them before I leave and have taught her how to replace them, actually she changes it every week, i learned that it may be best that...
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    Just a note, was talking to my neighbor up the...

    Just a note, was talking to my neighbor up the road this morning, who is a retired plumber and he was impressed that I could now run a glass with water and the filter I have on is not a red tent,...
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    Thanks to everyone for your advise, I am a...

    Thanks to everyone for your advise, I am a electronic engineer by trade, not a plumber, but have learned a lot from this site. Not sure about the size of the pump, etc. I do have two baths. Also,...
  9. Thread: iron problems

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    The first time, ran it for 30min to one hour, not...

    The first time, ran it for 30min to one hour, not exactly sure how long, but I would say closer to 30 min than 1 hour, but had to leave and take care of some business and did not want to leave it on...
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    One last note, I noticed when I was runnig the...

    One last note, I noticed when I was runnig the water out today that about every minute to a minute and half I could hear the pump contacts kick in, is this normal, or should I plan on replacing the...
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    Thanks, just finished shocking my well with the...

    Thanks, just finished shocking my well with the chlorine treatment call well safe and it seems to have worked like what i have been reading on here and the internet. The back of my toilets where...
  12. Thread: iron problems

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    thanks for reply, could you give more detail...

    thanks for reply, could you give more detail about what you refer to as neutralizer, i shocked my well today and noticed the water coming out is now brown, from what i can tell on here that means it...
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    Iron was .28 ppm. I finally found some info on...

    Iron was .28 ppm.
    I finally found some info on the unit that was recommended by CUNO, which is who the water sample was sent to by the local plumbing shop. I found it online for 495 dollars, which...
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    iron problems

    i had my water tested and here where the results.
    ph-6.46
    tds - 52.8
    turbidity - 1
    hardness - 1.59
    Iron(FE) - .28

    I need some help, first thing I do not understand is turbidity, could someone...
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