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Old 06-04-2011, 08:43 PM   #1
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Hi all, new to boating and having a problem with the city water regulator on the 2001 maxum we just purchased. Hooked up the hose and in a few days or so, the regulator sprung a leak. Bought a new one and in short time, it too blew out .Any ideas....what are we missing? Thanks in advance...this is a great site.
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Old 06-05-2011, 01:33 AM   #2
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welcome to the zoo....well...I think I'd put a regulater on the spigot....reduce your power at the spigot by throttling it down..instead of cranking it up full throttle.....that should keep it from blowing out your system...

also make sure your fittings are seated properly on all the pipes in the boat.....

what size boat???


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thanks for the reply. Have a 29' csr. Will certainly take your advice.
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I have this problem at home and what I do once a year is put a guage on the outdoor faucet to see how much water pressure there is. Under 50 Lbs. I have a water pressure regulater valve spiced into my water line. So that gets adjusted.

Put a guage on your water spigot at your marina and see how much pressure you have, if too much maybe the marina can regulate that for everyone and save you some $$$$$.

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Most regulators can handle 100psi with no problem. Not sure I understand what is blowing/leaking or where.
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