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    hello, this is my first post! Just wondering if anyone know about where to set the float and the stops! I have a Hellenbrand watermate 1. any help would be great.

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    Is not the brine refill timed?

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    not sure, i just know tht in the brine well there is a float that i believe controls a air check valve. ??

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    The valve that you have looks to be if the web photo is correct a 5600, and there is a little white shoe that depending on the lbs setting will hold the brine piston open for a timed refill.
    I use the float assembly in the brine tank as the second back up to stop water flow to the brine tank..
    The float in the brine tank is often the back up to stop water flow, the air check at the bottom stops air from getting into the system when the water level in the brine tank gets to the low point.

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    ok thanks, how far up do you think i should set the float? The rod it rides on is like 2 feet long.

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    How many lbs of salt are you using per regen?

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    not really sure, i just set it to about where it was before, thanks for your help!

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