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Dock/city water regulator

IanIan Member Posts: 2,798 ✭✭✭✭

On my 03 FV 310 I have not had much luck with the Jabsco 44410 series of inlet/regulator as the fitting seems to pop out easily as its just pressed in. I have seen there is a Shurflo unit but its rated to regulate to 65psi and the Jabsco is 35psi and its original equipment. My question is would I expect issues with the water systems on the boat running at a higher pressure (nearly double) or is the 35psi just because that is what the regulator does but the systems can take it?

Ian 

Regards,

Ian

The Third “B”

Secretary, Ravena Coeymans Yacht Club

https://www.rcyachtclub.com/

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    explore7425explore7425 Member Posts: 150 ✭✭✭
    65 is pretty high. I bet the dock pressure is not nearly that high. 
    Bella Sabrina II  370EC
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    rinker312rinker312 Member Posts: 255 ✭✭
    I took the guts out of my regulator a few weeks ago and we have pretty good pressure at the marina and so far no problems

    2004 Rinker 312, 5.0 Merc's, Bravo III, Lake Wheeler, AL

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    JC290JC290 Member Posts: 706 ✭✭✭
    Doubt you would ever see 65psi that is a lot of pressure. Never looked at these but I would wonder if you couldn't find an adjustable one?
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    IanIan Member Posts: 2,798 ✭✭✭✭

    Not sure what the town supply is. But is allowing up to 65psi instead of 35psi going to be an issue for the boar water system - piping, joints, faucets etc

    Regards,

    Ian

    The Third “B”

    Secretary, Ravena Coeymans Yacht Club

    https://www.rcyachtclub.com/

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    JC290JC290 Member Posts: 706 ✭✭✭
    connections would be my first concern. is there a rating on your water lines for max PSI
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    IanIan Member Posts: 2,798 ✭✭✭✭
    Not that I can see. Only indication is the fresh water pump rating of 35psi.

    Regards,

    Ian

    The Third “B”

    Secretary, Ravena Coeymans Yacht Club

    https://www.rcyachtclub.com/

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    JC290JC290 Member Posts: 706 ✭✭✭
    so i talked to every one i could and looked for more information on this, the best i could find was do not exceed 50psi. The lines they say will hold more, but no one has tried that i talked too. some camping people are running 60-65 psi, but i haven't found a boater as of yet running that pressure. In our area city water pressure is 60 PSI at the street. They do have inline regualtors that are adjustable. Best I have good luck 
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    MarkBMarkB Member Posts: 3,967 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Can you fit a regulator on the city hose connection point?

    Boat Name: King Kong

    "Boat + Water = Fun"

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    Handymans342Handymans342 Member Posts: 10,375 ✭✭✭✭✭
    They make those regulators for RVs but the connection has a built in regulator. Mine is made by Jabsco. 
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    IanIan Member Posts: 2,798 ✭✭✭✭
    As per my original post so is mine. But have found the quality somewhat to be desired with the second coming apart at the hose connection.

    Regards,

    Ian

    The Third “B”

    Secretary, Ravena Coeymans Yacht Club

    https://www.rcyachtclub.com/

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    IanIan Member Posts: 2,798 ✭✭✭✭
    Thanks. To be safe I've ordered another Jabsco 35psi and see how that goes

    Regards,

    Ian

    The Third “B”

    Secretary, Ravena Coeymans Yacht Club

    https://www.rcyachtclub.com/

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    bella-vitabella-vita Member Posts: 411 ✭✭✭
    I have the same problem mine it is leaking at regulator also( read a lot of bad reviews about the jabsco ) so I ordered a
    new Shure flow but it says it's rated for 50 psi I was gonna try it out but I would have to cut hole bigger an don't want to do that also was concerned about the 50 psi I'm just gonna order another jabsco 
    2002 Rinker FV 342
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    IanIan Member Posts: 2,798 ✭✭✭✭
    Yeah, I checked with Rinker an they didn't recommend to go over what was fitted. Mine popped again the other day and with  new one on order I decided to put some superglue around the brass spline and tapped it home. Seems to be good for now, as a precaution I disconnected when I left today. I am thinking I will look for something more flexible to connect at the fitting, perhaps to absorb the wake shocks that may be a factor.  

    Regards,

    Ian

    The Third “B”

    Secretary, Ravena Coeymans Yacht Club

    https://www.rcyachtclub.com/

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