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Old 03-25-2013, 02:29 AM   #1
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Hello,

Can anyone tell me what are the specification of a good water filter or maybe better what is a good brand/model i can buy ?

I prefer something inline so I can connect inline.

Much appreciated!!!

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Old 03-25-2013, 06:16 AM   #2
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At least get some kind of carbon filter to help remove chlorine. Just about anything that you can pick up at HD, Lowes, Ace or whatever.
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:23 PM   #3
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Thanks Hackwood.

Any specs on the filter itself ?

I am installing a sink that will have additional output ( 3/4" pipe ) besides the faucet. That output will use a Quick disconnect and it will have a filter on/off valve so I need to install a filter that will fit well below the sink and will allow me to change the filters easily.

Hope this helps better understanding my point of view.
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:30 PM   #4
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Look for Solid Block Carbon filter. Those are the best at removing chlorine.
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:34 PM   #5
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I use this one. I built a pvc cylinder that holds it and screws onto my faucet. On the out end I put another connector that allows me to attach a garden hose. It works great for me.
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:18 PM   #6
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Cluckk, Can you send me a picture when get a chance ?

Thanks in advance!
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Sure. Here it is disassembled:
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It fits tightly within the main tube and the two smaller tubes keep it pretty centered. One end (the in) connects straight to my hose connection with a female end and the other (the out) has a hose connector with a male end.
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I use one that is similar to cluckk's, only it's C shaped so I can hang it on the kettle/cooler. Here's a good writeup on the project making it an L shape: BYO
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I use this one with the carbon filter. Two replacement filters are $12.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/t/2020738...4#.UVXk1TdUPAs
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I use one that is similar to cluckk's, only it's C shaped so I can hang it on the kettle/cooler. Here's a good writeup on the project making it an L shape: BYO
I actually based mine on the byo article you mention. However, I couldn't find the correct elbow so opted for altering it to make it straight. It actually works better for me with the way I do my brewing.
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