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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars Reliable, versatile, and fast. Reliable, versatile, and fast. I purchased my unit well over 20 years ago. Used it on hikes in the Coast and…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars The only real choice if you want to remove all the nasty bugs/chemicals from your water source with a single self-contained device. I’ve had…
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First Need XLE Elite Canister

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Never used another filter. Been using several for 30 years. It's only good for about 100 gallons and is difficult to pump when nearing the…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier XL

rated 5 of 5 stars Quick and easy to use, back flush, and clean. Very high quality. A bit heavy compared to other filters, but the peace of mind it gives is worth…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier XL

rated 5 of 5 stars We have had this pump for 3 years now. Although it is a little bulky and could be a bit more ergonomically designed, it has been a lifesaver…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars Durable, long lasting and quick pump. Each cartridge lasts for 150 gallons of pumping...which is a lot. I've never had it jam up, I've never…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars I hunt in out of my pack for a week at a time. Weight is important so I spend a lot of money trading older gear for newer lighter gear. I'm…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars I have owned one for about 15 years without any sort of mechanical failure or water-bourne disease.  The water always tastes good to me. …
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier XL

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome product, stinks of quality. When you get your hands on it you realize you've gotten more than your money's worth. I added an MSR Silt…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars I've been using the 1st Need for a few years now, and it's treated me good every time. The water tastes perfectly clean, and it is very easy…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier XL

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great purifier just remember to get the XL which has a greater gallons/cartridge capacity. THE KEY TO THIS GREAT DEVICE IS : YOU HAVE…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars I just bought a First Need XL after seeing how well my friend's filter worked. The filter provided water on the push and pull stroke so it yields…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I've used this purifier on dozens of hikes and multi-day trips, pumping water that was very dirty in appearance and dubious in quality. This…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars I did a lot of research before buying this filter. I have used it while hiking the Inca Trail in the Peruvian Andes, filtering water from springs…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars Beautiful product!! It packs well, cleans up well and is amazingly simple to use. In the owners manual you are instructed to run a glass of…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars I've taken this all over southern California -- border to Taqhitz and Humber, Golden Trout Wilderness, Rim of the World -- Mt. Baldy, Yosemite,…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars I've been using the 1st Need for a couple of seasons now, and it's treated me good every time. The water tastes perfectly clean, and it is very…
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First Need Deluxe Water Purifier

rated 5 of 5 stars Wonderfull filter (purifier)! I've had it for five years with no problems. I've tried all the MSR ones and a few others only to come back to…
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