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cypry49
14-02-2005, 21:57
Hi again , im looking for a decent water purifier any ideas as i used to av one and the company is not trading anymore ,so i come to a place where someone may help,(and ive had enough of carrying gallons of water. all replies welcome.

stealthy
14-02-2005, 22:07
alright m8 ,have you tried a army surplus shop or army supplies they might be able to sort you out, sure the army still uses tablets .

cypry49
14-02-2005, 22:10
ye m8 done that ,wot it does is you pump lake water straight into container ,it has built in filters and its the size of a coke bottle.

pheelsteel
14-02-2005, 22:19
I think it was called the Travel Well. Had it's own little pump to take river water through a set of carbon filters, through some other stuff and then through iodine. Although it produced fairly small quantities of of drinking water it tasted like p1#s.

apple
14-02-2005, 22:29
Have a read of this thread (http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=CarpGeneral&Number=369456& page=&view=&sb=&o=&fpart=all&vc=1) it should provide everything you need.

cypry49
14-02-2005, 22:41
cheers chaps http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Gristy
14-02-2005, 23:00
When they say that each cartridge does around 400 litres is that about right mate?, as they do sound pukka, but with the amount of punishment my brew kit gets it might get a bit expensive otherwise! http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/grin.gif

cypry49
14-02-2005, 23:02
ye m8 but you avnt got to carry all that water http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/grin.gifmeans you can carry more pot noodles...lol

Gristy
14-02-2005, 23:03
http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/grin.gifCheers m8 http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

carp1955
15-02-2005, 07:52
TAILS UP!! http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/wink.gif

molly
15-02-2005, 21:34
Get yourself a water filtration bag from the army surplus shop, pukka bit of kit, used it many times in the jungle. All you need do afterwards for your safety is to boil the water for at least 2 minutes for your brew, or pop a puritab also from army surplus or camping shop, they do give a funny taste but to counteract this pop in a bit of powdered milk this takes the taste away if wanting to drink the fluid cold. If youve got the cash you can buy a pump/bottle filter from any good camping shop, a bit on the expensive side but will do the filtering a treat. Filter bags are ok though, just hang it from a branch and let the water filter into a container.

cypry49
15-02-2005, 21:37
thanx molly ...............had enough of carrying stacks of water...instead more beer ...lol http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/grin.gif

KevinBabij
15-02-2005, 22:11
Search for Katadyn water filters/purifiers.
A whole range from individual upto expedtion and disaster relief included desalination kits as well.

garyrfc
15-02-2005, 22:48
i have been useing the MSR Miniworks water filter
they sell it at Cotswald outdoor its about £80
i payd £60 years back
the good thing with this one is you can clean the filter
i still use it now but only on long sessions when needed
over 5 liters,i have NEVER had any ill efect from usein one
to make extra safe you can a iodine then filter it and it
will take out the iodine tast,ive never needed it
Gary http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/wink.gif

cypry49
15-02-2005, 22:50
thanx gazza http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/cool.gif

cypry49
17-02-2005, 22:48
thanx chaps went and brought some...................pure water from peckom springs http://www.rmcangling.co.uk/forum/images/graemlins/tongue.gif