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Thread: Are RO Units Worth The Money And Effort?

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    I may ask for one for Christmas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Av8tor1 View Post
    To get rid of what the membrane cant, we use a "DI" (demineralization by ionization) stage, sometimes called "deionization". They are little beads that swap one ion for another, typically hydrogen for whatever the leftover bad ion is. (I'm not a chemist so I may be over simplifying it but you get the idea) These beads are typically a "consumable" product and must be replaced.

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    I can't think of a "gooder" explanation; though the stunning absence of a distiller in that basement leaves me saddened . . .
    “Sì perché l'autorità dell'opinione di mille nelle scienze non val per una scintilla di ragione di un solo . . ."

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBella View Post
    I can't think of a "gooder" explanation; though the stunning absence of a distiller in that basement leaves me saddened . . .
    shhhhhhhhhh david, you know this time of the year I use the one by my creek, creek water cools the worm better :-)
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