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Old 04-29-2013, 06:32 PM
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Default sleep pad and water filterers

im looking for a new pad and water purification for back packing so weight and space is an issure just wondering whats the hotness on these two items
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Old 05-07-2013, 01:46 PM
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As far as pads, the Thermarest NeoAir XTherm seems to be the one to beat at the moment. I use the NeoAir All Season, which is the prior generation.

My water filter is the Sawyer Squeeze Filter. It is very light, compact, and works as well as other good filters. (Field cleaning mod)
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Old 05-07-2013, 07:23 PM
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i ordered this pad

this filter
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Old 06-09-2013, 12:27 AM
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I use Sawyer squeeze filter. It's portable and affordable.
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Old 06-10-2013, 11:03 PM
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sleep on the ground and use a long crazy straw
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:23 AM
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whats your water source?
i use a katadyne hand pump filter,
filters out the nastiest swamp water,
check the micron rating on the filter you by,
Technologie: Pump filter, AntiClogTM pleated cartridge made
with 0.3 micron glassfiber. Includes activated
carbon granules
Effect: Removes bacteria, protozoa, cysts, algae,
spores, sediments. Reduces bad tastes and odors

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Old 07-14-2013, 01:22 AM
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Okay so which one got the best price among all recommendations?
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:08 PM
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This is a good place to shop if you have the $$$$$ ??
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Old 08-04-2013, 03:00 AM
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Got the same pad... How is yours now?
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Old 08-06-2013, 12:49 PM
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You might want to check out the Klymit Static V Sleeping pad. Its a pretty cool company that is run by some young guys who support hunting and fishing, unlike the majority of top backpacking manufacturers. Pay attention to where you money goes and what those companies support.
Here is a link to a video review of the static v:
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