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Daniel Fosse
(magillagorilla) - F

Locale: Southwest Ohio
CL Tabs - Water Treatment on 05/26/2010 07:23:34 MDT Print View

So I'm working up the nerve to ditch my MSR ceramic filter (16 oz). I have some Micropur tabs I am going to take on a test run this weekend.

I'm interested in the opinion of the users of this water treatment. I have read many threads on the subject at BPL. I know the official wait time is 4 hours to kill all bugs. How long is everyone actually waiting? Who is using just the tabs? Seems like a lot of people are using tabs plus a light filter.

John Donewar
(Newton) - MLife

Locale: Southeastern Louisiana
Re: CL Tabs - Water Treatment on 05/26/2010 10:49:32 MDT Print View

Daniel,

My standard operating procedure was to catch clear fast running water in my bottle, drop in a Micropur tab and wait 30 minutes. Clear fast and running isn't always an option.

I think that I've been lucky up to this point to have suffered no ill effects.

I am moving to a gravity flow filter for the large baddies and adding the Micropur tab afterwards. I plan on using the same wait time of 30 minutes.

Party On ! 2010

Newton