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Sawyer Complete Water Filter System - 2 Liter

    Sawyer Complete Water Filter System - 2 Liter

    Set up the Sawyer Complete water filter system and in the time it takes you to unpack your tent, you'll have 2 liters of fresh, clean drinking water. See details

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    Set up the Sawyer Complete water filter system and in the time it takes you to unpack your tent, you'll have 2 liters of fresh, clean drinking water.

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    Set up the Sawyer Complete water filter system and in the time it takes you to unpack your tent, you'll have 2 liters of fresh, clean drinking water.

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    Set up the Sawyer Complete water filter system and in the time it takes you to unpack your tent, you'll have 2 liters of fresh, clean drinking water.

    • Utilizing a hollow fiber membrane filter, the Sawyer system yields 2 liters of potable water in as little as 1.5 min.
    • Simply fill the included gray reservoir with unfiltered water, attach the filter and filter hose and let gravity do the rest to fill the included blue reservoir
    • Once the blue reservoir is full, hang the reservoir from its handle and fill your water bottle, pots and pans
    • Or, attach the included drink tube and a bite valve of your choice (sold separately) and use the reservoir as you would any hydration system
    • Filter physically removes particles, protozoa, and bacteria down to 0.1 micron in size, including giardia, salmonella and cryptosporidia
    • All Sawyer water filters exceed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommendations for removal rates
    • Filter is fully field maintainable to ensure a fast flow of water; system includes a faucet adapter for a thorough backwash from a household faucet
    • Setup is simple and the system packs easily, weighing in at only 16 oz.
    • This Sawyer Complete water filter system comes with a Million Gallon Guarantee, essentially eliminating the need to ever have to replace the filter cartridge
    • System includes a 2 liter gray reservoir, 2 liter blue reservoir, hollow fiber filter, faucet adapter, drink tube, quick-release hose adapter and instructions for use
    • Please note: take care not to let your filter freeze as this could damage the filter housing or the fibers themselves

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    Sawyer Complete Water Filter System - 2 Liter Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Gravity
    Hollow fiber membranes
    Protozoa and bacteria
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    1.7 liters per minute
    Food-grade ABS plastic
    Yes
    (Bladders) 17.5 x 7 inches
    16 ounces
    Filter type
    Filter medium
    Removes/Destroys
    Pump force
    Pump strokes per liter
    Output
    Housing material
    Field cleanable
    Dimensions
    Weight

    Sawyer Complete Water Filter System - 2 Liter

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    Sawyer Complete Water Filter System - 2 Liter is rated 4.6111 out of 5 by 18.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very easy to use - Read This Review! Look no further. The 2-liter dirty/2-liter clean system is a must for backpackers/hikers. 1-million gallon guarantee sells this thing, but purchase from REI just in-case. After much research, I purchased this system compared to any pumps, UV, etc. types out there. Product is made well. Would recommend for 2-4 people, though more is fine as long as you have a nice water supply. Quick connects on filter work directly with Camelbak brand products. Purchase the Sawyer or Camelbak quick disconnects for your bladders/either or is fine, they are the same. Recommend bringing a collapsible cup to help fill the pouches. Bags will collapse if shoved underwater + helps for stream water etc. Fast-fill using quick disconnects (purchased separately) straight into your bladder, saves lots of time & not needing to empty your pack on a day hike. Recommend purchasing an additional set of quick-disconnects to attach to "drinking hose" end piece. This helps if you have the clean full & want to fill directly into bladders that use this same component. Group of (4) we had a Katadyn Pro Pump / Katadyn Base Camp / & Sawyer 2-liter system. (Yes, way too many filters, but the Sawyer system was being tested on this trip.) Sawyer put both to shame because of flow & ease of use. Never ended up using the Pump, & Katadyn Base Camp sat empty for half the 7-day trip. It started to run slow on our 7-day trip, but back-flushed 1x and ran nicely for the remainder of the days. Be careful or know in advance that the screw on caps do not have any connecting elements so be careful not to lose them. Also, does not come with a carrying case for the field, but a storage bag worked fine to house all of the pieces. Overall, great product, & worth the cost because it is cheaper in the long run NOT needing to purchase an additional filter each year! Get it & you won't regret it. Also easy to fill Nalgene's or other water bottles for those that don't use hydration packs.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent filter, one drawback I chose the Sawyer filter for a combination backpacking/car camping trip across several national parks in the summer. I chose it primarily for its ease-of-use as a filter as well as the fact that you can convert it into a hydration pouch with by adding some parts (a bite valve and lock). The water filter part was terrific - color coded, easy to use and hook up, even quick to hold when there wasn't a good tree branch or gravity differential to let it run on its own. The water came out clean and tasty. I haven't tried backwashing the filter yet, although the instructions to do so are quite clear. The product had one major drawback, which is that when converted to a hydration pack using the enclosed tube, the tube continuously detached from the valve, causing water to fill the bottom of my day and overnight backpacks. After a few times I duct taped it, but there's no real reason why it couldn't have been put together more sturdily. It happened no matter how careful I was when placing the water pack into the backpack. I didn't mind purchasing the extra parts, either, but you should know it will be an extra 10 bucks or so on a $100 piece of equipment.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite piece of equipment! I bought this water filter system before my latest backpacking trip and was glad I did! I used to use a Katadyn Hiker Pro, but the pump handle busted on a prior trip. Now I can't imagine going back to any other filtration system. Before I went out on the trip I decided to modify the filter to eliminate the need for carrying three hydration bags (the two included with the Sawyer filter plus one for drinking out of). As you can see in the attached photo, I just connected the drinking hose from my CamelBak directly to the filter's output valve. I noticed a slight difference in how hard I had to suck to get water, but not enough of a difference to be burdensome. This modification reduced my load by 13 ounces. (Originally was a 16 oz filter system plus 7.4 oz CamelBak hydration bag, but my modification brought it all down to 10.4 oz.) Me and my hiking partner commented frequently throughout the trip how easy getting water became. It was no longer a chore of pumping water for ten minutes. We would simply swipe water out of a lake, hang the bag on a tree, and then just remove the bite valve whenever we needed to fill a water bottle. If you're looking for an easy-to-use filtration system that will last years, this is the right choice!
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from best filter ever I used this on the appalachian trail I just carried the dirty bag and filter one hose coming out of the dirty bag. I filled 2 one liter water bottles and if I needed more I just kept it in the dirty bag for later giving me a 4 liter capacity. At one point had 8 people using it. never clogged never slowed down. Getting water into the bag from shallow standing water is a problem but the only problem and you just need a scoop of some sort takes time but why are you in a hurry? this is a great filter. I will be using this for years.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use and robust! Was a little tricky to poor water from fresh bag back into the main hydration bags, but that is a minor. The water float rate is ok. We had to filter about 2 gallons, so it took a 15mins or so - that was still perfectly fine. No complains at all.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great system This filter is awesome. We are able to fill up our nalgene bottles and our bladders quickly. It is also nice to be able to carry more water back to camp in the dirty water bag to have some camp water. We did, however, tried to use the clean water bag as a bladder and we had nothing but problems and leaks with it. I highly recommend buying a seperate bladder instead of using the clean bag.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointed - ditched it on the AT It worked fine. The hose going into the drinking bag came out, and there was no way to secure it on the trail. It leaked water in my backpack when the hose got disconnected. I was lucky I had a garbage bag liner or all of my equipment would have been soaked. I sent it home.
    Date published: 2014-04-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great system Got this filter for some summer backpacking trips. It may be a little bulky, for some. The ease of use and the amount of filtered water it can produce makes it worth it. My buddy with a pump filter even used it because it was soooo quick. Great tasting water is all you get.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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