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MSR Sweetwater

MSR Sweetwater

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: MSR Sweetwater

Manufacturer: MSR

Your Opinion: 
 - 7 Votes


Page By: Blair

Created/Edited: Jan 21, 2007 / Dec 14, 2008

Object ID: 1803

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Product Description

Very simple and easy to use semi-field-maintainable water pump. Very efficient little gadgets on this baby! Comes with the basic setup: a input and output hose, the pump itself that can be taken apart and be fixed for easy maintenance, bibs for output water, etc. Great piece of equipment from a great company.



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BlairGreat basic filter and purifyer

Voted 5/5

Had a katadyn pump, and it died after 5 months of mild use. This MSR pump holds up to my busy trail life and mountain love! 10 for sure!
Posted Jan 21, 2007 1:35 am

tarolOne of my original pieces of gear

Voted 5/5

...and one I've never felt the need to replace! I bought my Sweetwater filter in 1999 and have replaced the cartridge a couple of times but the filter is still working like a charm! Definitely a great piece of gear!
Posted Jan 22, 2007 6:22 pm

Dennis PoulinGreat Gear

Hasn't voted

This is product is easy use and works well. It is lightweight so you can carry this filter instead of more full water bottles. I've never had a problem with mine in 4 years of use.
Posted Feb 21, 2007 5:00 pm


Voted 5/5

Agree with all of the above comments. Just a great piece of gear. Light, simple, durable. MSR rules!
Posted Apr 11, 2007 3:06 am


Voted 5/5

Most all my original gear is MSR, I relly like MSR Products. I still have and occasionally use my Whisperlite stove I bought in 1986. The sweetwater works great.
Posted Sep 25, 2007 5:47 pm

Woodie HopperLove it.

Voted 5/5

Small, compact, relatively light and easy to use. Good buy.
Posted Feb 29, 2008 12:07 am

Alex WoodGreat Filter

Hasn't voted

It replaced my First Need that ALWAYS clogged. So far, I love this filter. Its lightweight plus its cheaper (not quality wise). Good buy
Posted Jun 10, 2009 12:29 pm

phoxtrotGreat Filter

Hasn't voted

I recommend purchasing the Siltstopper to replace the original black screen that is at the intake end. The siltstopper will extend the life of your main filter.
Posted Mar 16, 2010 6:27 pm

Brian CThis filter rocks!

Voted 5/5

If I carry a filter, this is the one I go to. I've used to for several years now and have never had any problems.
Posted Aug 5, 2013 11:42 pm

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