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how did you backflush?
Did you backflush forcefully? I don't think it's stressed enough in the instructions how important this is. The filter pores can get clogged, and if you don't backflush forcefully you w...

In GEAR » Some post-hike thoughts on my Sawyer mini filter with questions
October 19, 11:59am

Sawyer 16oz Water Bag
Like Kenneth, I use the 16oz bag that comes with the filter, but I cut off the top (the end with the spout and cap) rather than the bottom. When held with one hand with some water in it, the bag bu...

In GEAR » How to get water into collapsible bags?
October 14, 5:03am

"big mini"?
Which Sawyer filter is the big mini? =) I had the squeeze and then the mini, and for me the mini had better flow. The membrane tubing is supposed to be the same on these filters, just less of it...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 09, 1:46pm

re: Sawyer mini storage Q's
My thoughts (let the arguments ensue): - If the bag is totally, completely dry inside then cap on or off shouldn't matter. - I wouldn't store the filter with any water in it, bleached...

In GEAR » Sawyer mini storage Q's
October 08, 8:16am

Re: debugging
If the gasket is still in place, think about if the problem is over-tightening, that can cause leaks. Just tight enough to be "firm" when screwing the Sawyer on.

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini and Evernew Bags problems
October 01, 6:24pm

> "The price in the Costco link is either the old amount, or has changed. At the time of this post, it says $199.99." Correct, that is the regular price at Costco.com. As stated, th...

In Gear Deals » Excalibur dehydrator $180 at Costco.com
September 27, 6:10am

This is the item: http://www.costco.com/Excalibur-5-tray-Dehydrator-with-26-Hour-Timer-Starter-Kit.product.100096495.html It's a 5-tray model and includes some liner sheets, mylar bags, and ...

In Gear Deals » Excalibur dehydrator $180 at Costco.com
September 26, 7:41pm

Excalibur dehydrator $180 at Costco.com
Online-only offer, sale starts 9/29 ends 10/19. $179.99 delivered.

In Gear Deals » Excalibur dehydrator $180 at Costco.com
September 26, 7:09am

Removing pine sap from down jacket?
In the field, the fuel options described. If you bring it home before cleaning, and especially if you have a thick glob, put the garment in the freezer. Once the pitch is frozen you can break it...

In GEAR » Removing pine sap from down jacket?
September 19, 1:29pm

Best lightest pillow recommendations
I also use the Monkey Pillow (size large) but with a large Flex Air pillow and stuff my down puffy in on top. Very wide for rolling around, cushy yet supportive, straps hold it to my pad, and only ...

In GEAR » Best lightest pillow recommendations
September 17, 7:19pm

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