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- Hello Nancy, Thank you for your Owner Review. I too have been using this filter for many years, but not as long as you guys. Your edits will follow. They willMessage 2 of 4 , Jul 5, 2009View SourceHello Nancy,
Thank you for your Owner Review. I too have been using this filter for many years, but not as long as you guys. Your edits will follow. They will take the following format;
EDIT: must be changed
Edit: should be changed but will be left to your discretion
Comment: just that or something to think about
When you have made the changes you may upload to:
Reviews > Water Treatment > Filters > Katadyn Hiker Water Filter
*** The inlet tube has a tube of foam that can slide on the outside of it to keep the tube floating.
Edit: with the use of the word "tube" so many times it gets confusing just what tube you are talking about. Maybe something like, "The inlet tube has a cylindrical piece of foam attached that can slide on the outside of it. The foam allows the tube to float above the bottom of the water source."
***The output side of the filter includes an output hose which has an adapter on the end than perfectly fits into a large Nalgene bottle opening.
EDIT: "that" perfectly fits
***I have used the Hiker water filter for most of my backpacking and boat camping trips over the past 13 years or so. In total I would estimate the usage to be approximately 150 days. I have replaced the filter approximately 5 times.
Comment: While we don't need to know everywhere you have used it a few things like, the highest and lowest temps you can remember, types of water sources used in, would make it more informative and flesh it out more.
*** One reason that the flow rate is so good is that water pumps during both the up and down stroke.
EDIT: this is incorrect. The upward stroke pulls water into the chamber. The downward stroke forces the water through the pleated filter and then through the charcoal in the center and out the top outlet nipple.
*** I put some food-grade silicone on the o-ring once in awhile to keep the filter being easily removable. It can become very difficult to unscrew the filter with no lubricant on the o-ring.
Edit: you can delete "being"
Edit: in my experience O-ring is capitalized
- Hi Ray, Thanks for the edits. I have made the changes and uploaded (and deleted the test file). Take care. NancyMessage 3 of 4 , Jul 7, 2009View SourceHi Ray,
Thanks for the edits. I have made the changes and uploaded (and deleted the test file).