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Old 06-04-2015, 07:59 AM
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Ultralight water purifier

I have used the "First Need" purifier for years and I like having a "Purifier" (removes virus's), but I don't like the weight (1.5 pounds).

I now use the Sawyer Mini connected to my First Need pump. This pump works on the up and down stroke...so it is fast (squeezing the Sawyer is Slooooow).

My last trip I ended up letting everyone use my system because they got tired of "Squeezing" their Sawyer's!

The Pic in [another thread] shows my 7oz system, along side the almost 1 pound filter that I don't use anymore!
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