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Sawyer Mini Water Filter

    Sawyer Mini Water Filter

    Weighing only 2 oz. and sized to fit in the palm of your hand, the Sawyer Mini water filter is one of the lightest, most compact filters available, and you can use it to drink straight from a stream. See details

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    Weighing only 2 oz. and sized to fit in the palm of your hand, the Sawyer Mini water filter is one of the lightest, most compact filters available, and you can use it to drink straight from a stream.

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    Weighing only 2 oz. and sized to fit in the palm of your hand, the Sawyer Mini water filter is one of the lightest, most compact filters available, and you can use it to drink straight from a stream.

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    Weighing only 2 oz. and sized to fit in the palm of your hand, the Sawyer Mini water filter is one of the lightest, most compact filters available, and you can use it to drink straight from a stream.

    • Hollow-fiber membrane offers a high flow rate; sip on the Mini like a straw and it filters the water while it's on the way to your mouth
    • Get down close to the stream or lake and use the filter to drink straight from the source, or fill your water bottle and insert the filter to start sipping
    • Filter will also fit the threads on the included Sawyer 16 fl. oz. reusable pouch that you can fill at a lake or stream and then use to squeeze water through the filter
    • 0.1-micron filter physically 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; can also be used as an inline filter (adapters and hoses not included)
    • Avoid freezing this filter; freezing may ruin the hollow-fiber membrane
    • Includes Sawyer Mini water filter, one 16 fl. oz. resusable squeeze pouch, a filter tip cap and a cleaning syringe

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    Sawyer Mini Water Filter Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Hiking
    Straw
    Hollow-fiber membrane
    Protozoa and bacteria
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    ABS plastic
    Yes
    1 x 5 inches
    2 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 Mini Water Filter is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost Perfect I ditched my Katadyn Hiker for the original Sawyer, then sold my original Sawyer for the Mini. It's nearly as fast as either one of those, and will last a very very long time. With a bag, it weighs in the neighborhood of 3oz, 5X less than the Katadyn. At this point, you're bound to forget it's in your pack, it's so light. It's only been out for a month, so I haven't had the chance to use it much, but I've been able to run a few liters through it, and I can't tell much difference compared to the original. There were a few problems though. My old Platypus bag no longer fits the threading. My new Platypus bag does. The threads are a little shorter than before, so the Platypus bag doesn't fit quite a securely. No big deal, the new bag feels secure enough. If I had to change one thing though, I think Sawyer should have made both ends the same. The lack of threading on the output side severely reduces the useability. I prefer to have a closed system when filling 1L bags or bigger, it's just easier, less messy, and more idiot proof. That's what I want when I'm tired from a long hike. So, I had to do a little DIY and cut the tube and bag connector off of an old Platypus hydration pack Unfortunately, to connect any tube to the outlet end of the Mini, you need to use brute force to force the tube on to the nipple. That's not fun, and a I've already had it slip off several times, only to end up with the bag pouring water on the ground. Of course, I can force the tube on further, but I don't want to have to work at this, in the field. A simple threaded connector would have made this product perfect. For now, four stars, till next year's model.
    Date published: 2014-04-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Filter Out There! This is an unbelievable water filter! You just can not beat the size of this filter. It has different ways of being used as well. You can either attach it to your line running to your camelback, attach it to the included squeeze collapsible bottle and squeeze dirty water into clean bottle or, my preferred use, you can simply screw it on to almost any water bottle out there and drink strait from the filter! This allows for you to simply fill your water bags or bottles up and move on, no time required to filter! The filter is also extremely small and lightweight. Only small downside is that it can clog up so you must bring along the included plunger to clean it. This is my go to filter for any long distance backpacking!
    Date published: 2014-04-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible This little filter is phenominal! The water filtered is delicious! These should be sent for disaster relief because of their ability to filter questionable water. Awesome invention, thank you! :)
    Date published: 2014-04-14
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight and easy to use My son and I received the Sawyer mini filter for Christmas and we had a chance to use them this weekend (4/12/14). We filled our Platypus from a stream at Springer Mountain and attached the filter. I took some good swigs of that cool mountain water and had a big smile on my face. The filter works great, it is extremely easy to use and lightweight. The only complaint I have is that it makes the top of the Platypus top heavy and it flops around in my bottle holder on the side of my backpack. Other than that, this is a cool filter and I look forward to many more years of use.
    Date published: 2014-04-18

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