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Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus

    Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus

    With a field weight of only 3 oz., the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus is one of the lightest filtration systems available and it takes up very little space so it can go on your fastpacking trips. See details

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    With a field weight of only 3 oz., the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus is one of the lightest filtration systems available and it takes up very little space so it can go on your fastpacking trips.

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    With a field weight of only 3 oz., the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus is one of the lightest filtration systems available and it takes up very little space so it can go on your fastpacking trips.

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    With a field weight of only 3 oz., the Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus is one of the lightest filtration systems available and it takes up very little space so it can go on your fastpacking trips.

    • To use, simply fill up an included water pouch at a lake or stream, screw the hollow-fiber filter onto the pouch and squeeze the pouch to push water through the filter
    • Plus version includes a 16 fl. oz. pouch, a 32 fl. oz. pouch and a 64 fl. oz. pouch; collapsible pouches are made from durable Mylar foil and can be reused hundreds of times
    • Filter has a built-in push/pull cap so you can spray water straight into your mouth or use it to fill a water bottle; squeeze filter fills most water bottles in only 30 sec.
    • Hollow-fiber membrane filter removes 99.99999% of all bacteria, such as salmonella, cholera and E.coli; removes 99.9999% of all protozoa, such as giardia and cryptosporidium
    • Use the included syringe to backflush the filter to maintain a high-flow rate
    • Filter will also fit the threads on most bottles of water that you buy at a grocery store
    • Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus comes with cleaning and maintenance instructions
    • Avoid freezing this filter; freezing may ruin the hollow-fiber membrane

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    Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plus Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Squeeze bottle
    Hollow-fiber membrane
    Protozoa and bacteria
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    1.7 liters per minute
    ABS plastic
    Yes
    (Filter) 2 x 5 / (squeeze bags) 16 fl. oz.: 9 x 5 / 32 fl. oz.: 11 x 6 / 64 fl. oz.: 12 x 8 inches
    3 ounces
    Filter type
    Filter medium
    Removes/Destroys
    Pump force
    Pump strokes per liter
    Output
    Housing material
    Field cleanable
    Dimensions
    Weight

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    Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter Plusis rated3.7887out of5by71.
    Rated5out of5byfromNice Filter!I use the Sawyer filter & bags while backpacking on the Appalachian trail and love it. As to pros... it is small, really light, easy to pack and use and has a satisfying flow rate. I have never had to "field" clean it although that is incredibly easy to do (backwash with included syringe). On the Con-side you must bring extra bags as a precaution. If you drop a filled bag from waist-height, it will bust so don't fill completely. If the water source is a trickle then you may need a cup or secondary bag to scoop water to fill the primary bag(s). Really no big deal.
    Date published: 2014-01-20
    Rated5out of5byfromAwesomeThis thing worked perfectly I used it to filter water for 10 people on a recent backpacking trip with no issues. I was very impressed with this and will be getting more of these soon.
    Date published: 2013-11-21
    Rated1out of5byfromProduct failed - Customer service failedThe idea has validity, but development is far from complete. The threaded portion is defective, causing the critical o ring to dislodge itself. This interferes with it's ability to maintain a complete seal and creates the possibility of losing that critical component altogether. On multiple occasions I have almost lost the o ring entirely, which would have had significant consequences for my trip. The second defect is the bladders, which will inevitably bust, one by one, until you are forced to contact the company's "customer service" department, at which point you will discover the absolute worst part of the product: The people who defend it. They will blame you and question your competency. My best friend purchased the same filter at the same time and independently experienced the EXACT malfunctions that I have described above (including the wretched customer service reps). My experience was not isolated and if you purchase this product you will encounter these issues as well. If you can tolerate the aforementioned defects then you may not be as disappointed as I was. In hindsight, iodine or other treatment tablets are a superior alternative.
    Date published: 2013-11-12
    Rated4out of5byfromLove ItLightweight, quick and easy to use. Filter will leak after use so need to take care where you store it. Still have the issue of viruses so a water source survey is advisable, especially if a lot of human activity nearby.
    Date published: 2013-10-17
    Rated5out of5byfromBeat ExpectationsI came to this from MSR Miniworks looking for some weight savings. After reading reviews I was concerned about bag leaks or trouble filling it up. Neither was a problem during 10 day trek in Andes. I was careful to only use clean water and always could find some spot to get water to flow into the bag. Carried that syringe cleaner but did not need to use. Speed of flow is scary fast but I did not get sick so I must have worked.
    Date published: 2013-09-29
    Rated5out of5byfromWorks greatLightweight and it works great. I will never carry my Katadyn Hiker again. The filter seal to the bag could be warped/leak so I am careful to NEVER over tighten the filter to the bag. A better designed seal would be nice. I have never had a leak BUT I see how it could happen. Water flow is fine BUT I try and never filter super dirty water as it could slow the flow. It is very hard to fill the bags by themselves. The bags require a cup to fill but that is not a problem for me.
    Date published: 2013-09-18
    Rated5out of5byfromEasy, Light, Simple, Great Price!I needed this for water purification on hikes and overnight backpacking. I love how "low tech" and easy it is to use. There is nothing complicated about it and no chemicals and it will last forever. It's not bulky or heavy and it's light enough to pack that I can bring it "just in case". No wonder this came so highly recommended! You also can't beat the price!
    Date published: 2013-09-12
    Rated5out of5byfromReliable water filtration solutionI needed a workable water filtration solution for my first backpacking journey and the chemical pills weren't going to be it. I gave this a try because it was cheaper than the pumps, compact, and seemed safe enough. Not sure I'd take it into the jungle, but for a northern hike it fit the bill. It was easy to use and the water tasted great.
    Date published: 2013-09-08

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