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RE: [AT-L] Sweetwater Guardian vs. Pur Hiker

I've had my guardian for about a year and a half. It has served me well.
It's easier to pump, compared to others. I've used it in some pretty cruddy
areas and the water was very drinkable. It also cleans up very nicely.

Anybody else agree?

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>From: 	Andrew Linger[SMTP:havefun@hotmail.com]
>Sent: 	Thursday, August 29, 1996 8:12 PM
>To: 	Ed LaVine
>Subject: 	[AT-L] Sweetwater Guardian vs. Pur Hiker
>Well, I've been on this list for about 1.5 months now, and suppose it 
>would be proper to introduce myself.
>I'm Andy Linger (no trailname yet) from Milwaukee WI.  I graduate 
>tomorrow in Occupational Safety.  The last thing in the world I want 
>to do right now is get a *real* job.  So this winter I plan on 
>teaching skiing in Colorado.  Then I plan on my thru hike next march. 
>  One of my biggest questions regards water filters.  I'm looking at
>the Guardian and the PUR Hiker.  Has anyone had bad experiences with
>either of these?  I know that PUR guarantees the Hiker for 1 full year, and
>have also heard many good things about the Guardian.
>GA2ME '97
>ps. Does anyone use a Jansport external frame Nepali pack?
>I'm seriously considering one.
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