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Backpack Jack
(jumpbackjack) - F

Locale: Armpit of California
UL Filter on 06/08/2010 20:29:46 MDT Print View

I made my own gravity water filter system, like some have posted here on BPL. I used the Hiker Pro filter and a dry sack. My question is what is the best way to store the Hiker Pro filter after each trip so it does'nt get moldy. Any feed back would be great. Thanks Jack

Travis Leanna
(T.L.) - MLife

Locale: Wisconsin
Re: UL Filter on 06/08/2010 21:33:37 MDT Print View

Katadyn suggests filtering a liter of water that has 2 tbsp of bleach in it (that's from memory, so it may be a bit different). Then, store out on a counter or table for a few days where it can thoroughly dry. When you're ready to use it again, flush the filter with a liter or two of clean water. That's what I do, and I haven't had any problems with my cartridge that has around 100 L of water through it.

Edited by T.L. on 06/08/2010 21:35:16 MDT.