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View Poll Results: 13 year old Kinetico Model 60 or new Fleck 5600?
13 year old Kinetico Model 60 for $1,000 5 71.43%
New Fleck 5600 for $500 2 28.57%
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:14 AM   #1
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Keep 13 year old Kinetico or buy new Fleck 5600?


Should I go with a 13 year old Kinetico Model 60 for $1,000 or a New Fleck 5600 for $500?

I have just purchased a home and the seller was planning on taking his Kinetico (Model 60) with him. For $1,000 he is willing to leave it with the house when he moves in a couple weeks. The Kinetico is 13 years old. My other option is to simply purchase a brand-new Fleck 5600 Econominder with 40000 grain capacity for just over $500 (plus dinner for a plumber friend to install it for me).

We have a household with 4 people. The house we purchased has city water with a hardness of 15.7 gpg.

Your opinions, suggestions, advice and recommendations are highly appreciated!

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Old 03-05-2012, 03:47 PM   #2
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Keep 13 year old Kinetico or buy new Fleck 5600?


With a new softener you would get new warranties and a lot of plumbers can work on a 5600. Kinetico has to be service by kinetico dealers, and they get pricey.

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Old 07-15-2012, 09:45 AM   #3
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Keep 13 year old Kinetico or buy new Fleck 5600?


Did you replace the softener or keep it?
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