First Need Base Camp

Retailers' Descriptions

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Highflow, double-acting metal pump. The ultimate portable drinking water purifier for small groups, campsites and emergency preparedness. Includes special prefilter and sturdy cordura carry case. Ordered upon request.

- Teton Village Sports

FIRST NEED DELUXE WATER PURIFIER: The most effective portable at any price. Effective against Cryptosporidia, bacteria and viruses; unmatched in removing harmful chemicals. "Direct Connect" to Nalgene bottles, sanitary cover to protect outlet, longer tubing, rugged, comfortable handle, greater capacity and fastest flow of all. Self-cleaning prefilter and gravity assist system included. No iodine needed!


"True to its name, this high output purifier supplies base camp-sized volumes of pure water to expeditions world-wide. Safely removes microbiological, chemical and aesthetic contaminants with its unique chemical-free purification process. Double-action pump supplies more water with less work; adaptable to gravity-assist setup. Unique, proprietary-design pre-filter removes silt and larger contaminants; can be back-washed to extend purifier's life. Reliable metal pump with quick-disconnect fittings is field-serviceable for easy maintenance. High-capacity Structured Matrix Cartridge(TM) is housed in durable stainless-steel; replaceable matrix requires no brushing or scraping. Particle retention is 0.1 micron nominal, 0.4 absolute; purify up to 1,000 gallons of water (depending on water source). Includes a non-kinking 35"" intake hose with strainer and a Cordura(R) nylon carrying bag."


First Need Base Camp

previously retailed for:
$104.00 - $819.95

The First Need Base Camp is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen June 26, 2014 at

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