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Offline FrugalFannie

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Berkey PF-2
« on: May 23, 2016, 07:11:25 PM »
First off, we LOVE our Berkey. Got one at the Survival Expo in Irving a couple weeks ago and we can definitely taste the difference in our water. I grew up on well water and for 2 years before moving to Texas we were on a well. The water is not as good as that well I grew up on but oh well.

 Jeff is also a very nice guy so if you ever get a chance to chat with him, make the time!

But here's my question. How do we know when to change the PF-2 filters?

Thanks for the help.

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Re: Berkey PF-2
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2016, 05:55:00 AM »
1000 gallons ,or about every 6 months in regular use and with how many times our water has be used and dumped in ,I suggest them for well water too.

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Re: Berkey PF-2
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2016, 08:19:49 PM »
We drink a LOT of water and cook with it as well. Other than gestimating or spending time tracking actual usage, is there a way to know when it's time to change the PF2s?

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Re: Berkey PF-2
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2016, 05:49:45 PM »
Carl, thanks for answering the question, it can be up to 9 months to a year, but 1000 gallons is correct.

I have seen tests on amazon that will tell you how much fluoride is in the water, but quite honestly, it is just good to only use them 1 year or less, even 9 months is a good time to replace.

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Re: Berkey PF-2
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2016, 05:55:10 PM »
Carl, thanks for answering the question, it can be up to 9 months to a year, but 1000 gallons is correct.

I have seen tests on amazon that will tell you how much fluoride is in the water, but quite honestly, it is just good to only use them 1 year or less, even 9 months is a good time to replace.

Jeff
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