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Re: Water filters/purification [Re: gun dog] #1045847 03/28/20 01:25 PM
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My wife is teaching a public health class with an MD that does disaster work all over the globe- she is into those UV ones. I know zero about them myself...


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Re: Water filters/purification [Re: gun dog] #1045862 03/28/20 05:47 PM
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They are supposed to be top notch (as long as you buy from a reputable company with a good track record) Only problem is they require batteries, which require electricity to recharge. Yes I know you can us non rechargeable batteries, but that might get real expensive.

On the other hand I have seen some that has a handle you crank to supply the power for the bulb to do it's thing. Then again, for that to work, you need real clear water to start with.

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Re: Water filters/purification [Re: gun dog] #1045872 03/29/20 02:34 AM
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So pre-filter the water and use the Steri-pen for UV treatment. I have the crank model myself, though I have never needed to use it ....yet.


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Re: Water filters/purification [Re: gun dog] #1045880 03/29/20 10:47 AM
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That's what I thought as well Tom. Got a source for the crank model. My battery powered bit the big one.


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I think I got mine off of eBay, but I believe Emergency Essentials also sells them.


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Re: Water filters/purification [Re: gun dog] #1045899 03/30/20 12:12 AM
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Thanks


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Re: Water filters/purification [Re: gun dog] #1047270 05/19/20 02:56 PM
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OK, Backpack type pump water filters. What Should I get? Remember, backpack equals light weight. ALL suggestions are good for research.


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I recommend a good QUALITY filter such as the Katadyn pocket or combi filter.


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