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So a quick pictorial: 1) Replace the white push/pull cap on the new style Sawyer Squeeze with an unmodified SmartWater cap. 2) Remove the cap from the Squeeze, screw it onto your bottle ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 gram back flush for sawyer squeeze
June 28, 8:57pm

More
Yes by intact I mean the blue spout is still in place on the SmartWater cap. If you remove the white push/pull cap from the (new model) Sawyer Squeeze there is a molded nipple (outlet) where you wo...

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 gram back flush for sawyer squeeze
June 28, 12:05pm

Teflon Tape
I put about 8 wraps on mine and it seems to be holding up fine. You can backflush effectively without the tape, it just leaks a bit under pressure.

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 gram back flush for sawyer squeeze
June 28, 8:43am

Light baselayers
At about 6 ounces for a pair silk is the lightest, but not as useful should you ever have to rely on them during the day. For synthetic check out the Arc'Teryx Phase SL at 7oz/pair. For merino ...

In GEAR » Another base layer/sleep clothing discussion
June 28, 4:59am

More info
I was asked for explanation, so - screw the Smartwater cap (unmodified) onto an Evernew or Sawyer bladder after adding some teflon tape to the bladder threads. Then with the cap removed from the Sa...

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 gram back flush for sawyer squeeze
June 27, 11:12pm

New Squeeze
I tried this on the new-style Squeeze as well. It works even better! The tip of the SmartWater cap snaps onto the nipple very tightly.

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 gram back flush for sawyer squeeze
June 27, 5:28am

Bravo
This works great. I added some teflon tape to the threads on my Sawyer and Evernew bladder as it was leaking a bit from the threads, not a big deal.

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 gram back flush for sawyer squeeze
June 26, 8:40pm

Supreme XT
Thanks for mentioning the Supreme XT, it's the first lightweight reel I could see swapping my President XT for. Have you compared your Premium travel to the Triumph travel? I'm curious h...

In GEAR » BEST ultralight spinning rod / reel.
June 26, 2:39am

6'4"
I am 6'4" and have a Solo Plus. It's just long enough, there isn't a lot of room at each end but I don't run into the tent walls, even with a 3.5" thick sleeping pad. The ...

In GEAR » Hexamid Solo Plus for tall hiker?
June 25, 7:44pm

Separate sleeves
I carry down sleeves for sleeping and always wear them since I like to stick my arms out of my quilt (stomach sleeper.) Add a vest and I have a versatile, fully modular system.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ?? Vest OR full sleeve down coat??
June 25, 12:29am

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