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#202865 - 04/11/19 12:09 AM anybody tried electric water filter?
Jimshaw Offline
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Registered: 10/22/03
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saw a cute little electric water filter advertised. Made me think of being eaten alive by mosquitoes while filtering a canteen of water.
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#202866 - 04/11/19 02:20 AM Re: anybody tried electric water filter? [Re: Jimshaw]
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Depends on what you mean by an electric filter. I use a Steripen, love the thing. Works great.

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#202869 - 04/11/19 01:50 PM Re: anybody tried electric water filter? [Re: Jimshaw]
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I'm trying to imagine what this thing might look like. Presumably an electric pump is trying to deliver sufficient pressure to force water through the filter. I'm skeptical that such a pump (and its power source) could be both light enough and powerful enough to be worth packing. Now, car camping would be a different matter...

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#202875 - 04/12/19 01:19 PM Re: anybody tried electric water filter? [Re: aimless]
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#202876 - 04/12/19 02:07 PM Re: anybody tried electric water filter? [Re: PerryMK]
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Whatta find! Love that it comes in it's own backpack and weighs a mere 110 pounds (or as the Swiss would say, "Fünfzig Kilos"). Unsure what "manually operated" means but if Fritz can tote it he can crank it, too.
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#202877 - 04/12/19 05:34 PM Re: anybody tried electric water filter? [Re: Rick_D]
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What bothers me is that it comes with safety goggles...

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