Grayl water filter

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Grayl water filter

Postby Lizzy » Mon 24 Sep, 2018 5:14 pm

Needing a water filter that does viruses too. Anyone tried the Grayl
https://www.snowys.com.au/ultralight-wa ... ter-bottle
Any comments or suggestions welcome
Use will be for travelling, not bushwalking.
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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby Lizzy » Mon 24 Sep, 2018 7:18 pm

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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby Lamont » Mon 24 Sep, 2018 8:02 pm

http://www.adventurealan.com/review-saw ... l-removal/

Any use Lizzy? I was reading this-seems simple enough and Alan Dixon is very reliable.
I think I thought I saw you try.
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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby Lizzy » Mon 24 Sep, 2018 8:20 pm

Thanks Lamont. Looks interesting too- a little more expensive and awkward looking but I do like my Sawyer gravity
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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby GPSGuided » Mon 24 Sep, 2018 9:18 pm

If it's for travelling, then how about a Steripen instead? It's easy to use both outdoors as well as in hotel/hostel, for bottles as well for cups.
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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby Lizzy » Tue 25 Sep, 2018 5:57 am

I am a bit biased about steripens- I had one years ago & it would be a bit fickle and not always turn on. Maybe they are better now?
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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby GPSGuided » Tue 25 Sep, 2018 9:58 am

Lizzy wrote:I am a bit biased about steripens- I had one years ago & it would be a bit fickle and not always turn on. Maybe they are better now?

Not sure of your model etc but mine works perfectly well and reliably. Quite compact and good for overseas trips. An extra level of security for hotel and other water sources.
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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby peekay0019 » Fri 04 Jan, 2019 11:42 am

LifeStraw make a bottle version also. Its called, 'LifeStraw Go' - however, I don't think they will filter viruses whereas the Grayl does.
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Re: Grayl water filter

Postby Warin » Fri 04 Jan, 2019 12:22 pm

Depends on what you want to get rid off.

Steripen should kill viri and bact.. but does not remove chemicals or heavy metals.

The Grayl is supposed to remove viri and bact and chemicals and heavy metals ...
The fill2Pure is supposed to do the same .. and have published a lab test ..I'd tend to go with them if you need that kind of filter.
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