MSR Hyperflow Microfilter Feedback

4:14 p.m. on August 6, 2008 (EDT)
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I picked one of these up for my first filtration system and have to say I am not that thrilled with it. I am going to have to add something to weight down the pickup and it is not the easiest thing to work. I do like the compactness of it.
the shop that sold it to me said they were all the rave with the new technology etc.
I am just wondering if any others feel the same way?

thanks....

9:24 p.m. on August 6, 2008 (EDT)
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Take a look at the Trailspace article about the hyperflow revisited - http://www.trailspace.com/blog/2008/08/04/msr-hyperflow-revisited.html

3:41 a.m. on August 7, 2008 (EDT)
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The Hyperflow has some nice features....but nothing that makes want to run out and get one. I've been using my MSR Sweetwater since 2000, and it's been a great filter. If something happened to it, I think I would probably buy another one. I know of at least one person that bought one....sold it, and then went back to his Sweetwater.

The size and weight difference is less than 4oz. The Hyperflow is a nice item...but I wonder if the operative part of the 'hyperflow' name is 'hype'!

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