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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey guys, Thanks in advance. I'm looking at the Katadyn Expedition to start with. Just because it seems to be the biggest volume I've found. Other threads I have read say that one system won't be all I need. So a partner to this one? I do realize that filtration is not purification. There...
  2. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    The Steripen Sidewinder is a hand powered unit that purifies water with UV light. Being hand powered means you can use the unit when there is no electrify, and no batteries required. The SteriPen website claims the UV bulb is supposed to be good for 8,000 one liter treatments. Fill the...
  3. Urban Survival
    I was wondering if anybody here has used this water filter: Says it's good down to .1 microns, and thats smaller than most Katadyns that I see. I'm looking at it as a bug in or bug out water filter due to it's ability to be transported easily. My concern...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm new to posting but have lurked forever! Have never seen anyone mention pur water packets. there small packets of powder and one packet purifies 2.5 gallons of water. There realy cool look them up on youtube. they take a bucket of SUPER DIRTY WATER and it cleans it!
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I was on another unnamed forum and a guy posted about lifestraw filters with a youtube link to a lady drinking cow poo water with it. It looks like a blue 10" tube filter made of plastic. If you have one post or pm me please.
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    hi all , i know you been asked this before,can anyone tell me a good water purifier that i can use anywhere,ive been told the first need one is good ,but there is so many types out there,:thumb:
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'm posting this in hopes of finding someone who is familiar with or uses the First Need XL Water Purifier and what they think about it. I would appreciate hearing your opinions on it. Thank You
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hi Guys I have been humming and hawing over which water filter to buy. I think that a serious "delux" travel model is the "Katadyn Pocket" The specs states that it filters down to 0.2 microns and will filter 13,000 gal (50,000 L) which is very impressive. It's price is around $300 and it...
  9. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I have read about how some of y'all made water filters with sand and stuff can you tell me exactly how you made yours I'm thinking about making my own
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Ok, I had been looking at the MSR EX Miniworks for ages. Pulled the trigger shipped for $76.46 However, I'm thinking I should have gone another route. I starting thinking about the gravity fed ones when I saw the Sawyer filter kit for about $60. What was a turn off for me was that it needed a...
  11. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Any suggestions on an affordable portable purifier? I am just begining to getting prepared and have a lot to learn it seems.
  12. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Im planning on getting myself a water purifier/filter for christmas but im not sure which one to get. what is the best one for backpacking and why. I am looking for: ease of use price size field maintainabilty availability of replacement parts
  13. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    i was at bass pro shop yesterday. looking at water filters. most filtered to .03 microns. i read on here you need 0.2. is this correct? do i need to buy a water filter or a purifier???? help me please!!!!!!!
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