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Old 05-14-2012, 09:47 AM   #1
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Water Softener

Hey guys, I am sure there is a thread somewhere for this. Anywho, where can I get a water softener for my outdoor spicket? I saw some online but I am not sure those are the ones I am looking for as they are around 700 and up. I was curious if any of you had a suggestion.
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Old 05-14-2012, 09:51 AM   #2
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Try ohiopurewater.com I have been doing business with them for several years.
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:02 AM   #3
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Hey guys, I am sure there is a thread somewhere for this. Anywho, where can I get a water softener for my outdoor spicket? I saw some online but I am not sure those are the ones I am looking for as they are around 700 and up. I was curious if any of you had a suggestion.
The ones costing more are not water softeners but rather Water De-Ionizers. Big difference. Water softeners work by replacing the calcium and magnesium ions with sodium (salt) ions, so you still have some material in the water.

Water De-Ionizers, such as the CR Spotless, will product 100% spot-free rinsing, even if you don't dry at all. We carry their complete line here: CR Spotless Systems

We are currently adding an inline water softening system to our store (should be up in a couple of days). It can come in a 1 stage or 2 stage system (price will be between 95 and 145 depending on whether you get a 1 stage or 2 stage system.

With this system you still have to towel dry the car but the chance of creating any water spots or water film are almost nil.
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:04 AM   #4
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Water De-Ionizers, such as the CR Spotless, will product 100% spot-free rinsing, even if you don't dry at all. We carry their complete line here: CR Spotless Systems
Holy ouch on the price.
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Old 05-14-2012, 10:15 AM   #5
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Holy ouch on the price.
We sell a lot of them and people love them, but is why we are bringing in the water softener packages for a more cost effective water solution.
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Old 05-14-2012, 12:56 PM   #6
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It looks like water softener resin.
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:36 PM   #7
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I have been wanted one of the CR systems for awhile now but just couldn't justify it now where I live bacuase of the price. But I like the sound of the inline filter.
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:43 PM   #8
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I have been wanted one of the CR systems for awhile now but just couldn't justify it now where I live bacuase of the price. But I like the sound of the inline filter.
I'll update this thread as soon as we have it in stock!
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Old 05-16-2012, 07:03 AM   #9
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Subscribed. My water is harder then concrete. I need somethin for a reasonable price.
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Old 05-17-2012, 01:18 AM   #10
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Hey Todd I have a question. I found this http://www.watersticks.com/sd.htm which basically looks like an inline filter. Does this resemble what you will have in stock? Also with a water filter do you have to use the filtered water for everything invloved in the carwash process? Or can you just save the filtered water for the end rinse?
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:16 AM   #11
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May want to check this out. I got it mostly for the sediment part of it, but it seems to work well for me..

Deluxe Clean Water Filter Kit
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Old 05-17-2012, 07:17 AM   #12
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My daughter bought me the Mr. Clean car wash system last year for my birth day. At first I thought it was a fun kid gift but when I tried it out I loved it! The best part is the rinse feature it filters the minerals some how out of the water leaving absolutely no water spots. I found the kits on sale at a local discount store for two dollars each and lets say I know have a lifetime supply. I now use Adams for washing but use the Mr. Clean gun to rinse. It works great leaving a perfect shine.

http://www.amazon.com/Mr-Clean-AutoD...=pd_sbs_misc_4
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Old 05-17-2012, 11:10 AM   #13
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May want to check this out. I got it mostly for the sediment part of it, but it seems to work well for me..

Deluxe Clean Water Filter Kit
looks like parts avail at home depot
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Old 05-18-2012, 10:26 AM   #14
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The Mr Clean kits worked pretty well from what I've head, but I believe they have been discontinued.
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