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Platypus Thread
I too found that my Platypus bag was a little more difficult to screw on, but if I used firm pressure while screwing on the filter, it sealed just fine. The Platypus bag has fewer threads than t...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
July 19, 7:45pm

Re: Re: *** Update 7/18/2011 ***
That's exactly what I'm thinking. I recieved 2 Aquasimple Bottle Caps from Arrowhead Equipment last night, but didn't have time to play with them. I also plan to order a "tornado t...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
July 19, 8:51am

*** Update 7/18/2011 ***
Just got back from a week-long hike on the AT (Ensign Cowall to Pine Grove State Park) using this filter and have a few additional thoughts. Our group - We had 12 total people in our group and h...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
July 18, 11:14am

Re: Re: binding using grosgrain
I have found that even the lightest material works well with the attachment I recommended earlier. Here are a few samples I dug out of my scrap bin and quickly threw some 1" grosgrain edging o...

In Make Your Own Gear » binding using grosgrain
July 02, 5:10pm

Re: Re: Plain Tape Binder Attachment
I use an old Singer 192k Spartan. It also has the 2 holes on the right side, like yours. I use the attachment with a regular width foot. I've found that if I position the Binder Attachment so t...

In Make Your Own Gear » binding using grosgrain
July 02, 10:09am

Plain Tape Binder Attachment
I used to fold and iron all my grosgrain edging. Then sclittlefield turned me on to this attachment. http://www.cutexsewingsupplies.com/servlet/the-1830/PLAIN-BRAID-TAPE-SEWING/Detail Took me a ...

In Make Your Own Gear » binding using grosgrain
July 01, 10:13pm

2 liter bottle male thread?
I'm thinking about an alternative gravity setup for my Sawyer SP132 Squeeze Filter. http://www.sawyer.com/squeeze.htm The filter unit accepts standard "2 liter bottle" style threa...

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 liter bottle male thread?
June 03, 7:05am

Viruses?
This will be the only filter I carry this summer on my hikes. Possibly someone more knowledgable can answer questions concerning viruses?

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
June 03, 6:51am

photos/tests
I put a few photos and some initial test results and weights on this web page. http://www.mydiygear.com/pages/other-gear/sawyer-sp132.php

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
June 02, 7:24pm

Very promising
Mine came in the other day. Looks good, but I haven't yet put any water through it. Couple observations/thoughts. The top (or dirty) end is a female threaded "2 liter bottle sized"...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
June 02, 9:07am

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