nchiker1970 water filter

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nchiker1970 water filter

Post by irrationalsolutions » Tue May 05, 2009 12:43 am

i just saw this on youtube and thought it was a really good idea.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpuKPG4a_yQ
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by realityguy » Tue May 05, 2009 1:18 am

Here's another good idea..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iha9vQvn ... re=related

Starting fires with a 9volt battery and steel wool..I've never seen that before. :o

Sorry..I know it's not related to your filter...consider it a side trip... :DB:
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by irrationalsolutions » Tue May 05, 2009 2:04 am

thats a good trick to show kids when you start teaching them about fire starting.
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by realityguy » Tue May 05, 2009 2:12 am

If you had an led light system that used a 9v battery...a little steel wool pad is light and could go a long ways along a trail for emergency purposes...
Filter..I wonder how fine the britas will filter out?...
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by irrationalsolutions » Tue May 05, 2009 2:31 am

thats a good point but i dont see a point. i usually carry atleast a couple ways to start a fire with me anyway and they work work rain or shine.

not to mention that if i had the steel wool with me the wife would try to use it oon my pots and i cant allow that to happen. they need to be cleaned not scrubbed thru! :lol:
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by zelph » Tue May 05, 2009 10:50 am

I always wondered how the Brita filters would work on a DIY set-up. Thanks for the link :D

Fine steel wool rusts faster than all get out. Murphy's law says it will be rusted completely when it comes time to use it. When the emergency arrives it will be raining and cold outside. Ain't I a cheerful one!!!
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by irrationalsolutions » Tue May 05, 2009 2:16 pm

i sent nchiker a pm on youtube to tell him that i posted a link here about his filter. i always try to do that if i post a link to other peoples stuff or mention there ideas and names. here is what he sent me back...
Thanks, Glad this was a help. It is time tested too. I have used this set up for the last few years. I forgot to mention in the video that for really dirty water to place a cloth in the container to preserve the life of the filter, also the bleach or chemical can be added to the water prior to filtering it, just wait about 15-20 minutes before filtering. Thanks for the compliment and linking it to BPlite.
i thought the extra info might be a good idea to post as well.
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by irrationalsolutions » Tue May 05, 2009 5:08 pm

also i would suggest yall checking out the rest of his videos. he has some really good looking stove ideas and it looks like he does some really good work.
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by zelph » Wed May 06, 2009 10:58 am

Yes, his work is nice and thanks for linking him here. Wish I had more time to spend on youtube to watch videos :D
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Re: nchiker1970 water filter

Post by hoz » Mon May 11, 2009 7:09 am

I realize they said to use this in combo with bleach. I assume the Britta filter is activated charcoal. I asked NCHiker and he doesn't know.

What exactly does it "filter"? Particulates? Bacteria? Viruses? To what micron size? Pesticides? Chemicals?

I'd be interested to know if it is a REAL filter or just a taste clean up.

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