Washing machine at present has those plastic cylinder screens that fit in the valve. They are difficult to remove for cleaning, require a 1 hour soak in CLR to remove the buildup of iron.
I've wrecked one getting it out. So...
Is there any reason why I can't use the screens that are built into a washer. such as this:
Home Hardware had two similar products. The other has a much coarser mesh. Figured that would be a bad idea. We are on our own well, and so we get the occasional piece of sand in the water. (typically about 200 microns or so.)