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General Gear Discussion The General Gear Discussion forum is for the discussion of traditional and lightweight (ultralight) backpacking gear that is not covered in other Practical Backpacking™ forums. [Please post about Backpacks, Shelters, Sleeping Gear, Backcountry Kitchen (Food, Stoves) in those respective forum areas.]


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Old 09-04-2011, 02:37 AM
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Old 09-04-2011, 08:17 AM
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First Need XL. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-04-2011, 09:09 AM
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I use the Katadyn Hiker Pro. It performs well and I like the attachments. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-06-2011, 07:13 AM
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Old 09-09-2011, 07:20 PM
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Another vote for the First Need. My model is from 20 years ago... with the same original cartridge. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-10-2011, 11:25 AM
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Old 09-12-2011, 08:49 AM
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Thanks for the info!

I'm going to put the Sweetwater on my shopping list!
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Old 09-14-2011, 12:17 PM
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giving a big plug for gravity filters. I have been using ULA Amigo Pro for a few years now and reall NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-14-2011, 08:48 PM
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I second the ULA Amigo Pro. It's unfortunate that they don't make them anymore; their simplicity is NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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