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Portable Reverse Osmosis Water Filter - Questions?

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posted on Sep, 11 2011 @ 06:05 AM
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Hello ATS'ers,

Just wondering what you all think about adding this to a SHTF scenario? Is it necessary or unnecessary...


Handheld Self Pump Portable Reverse

No electricity required and operates from handpump

Easy to carry around and great for caravaning, camping and outdoor use + includes pump tank + all filters + membrane

Never be without pure and safe drinking water from almost any source

This is a 4-stage filter unit with an in line sediment + in line gac pre-filter + 1x 50gpd reverse osmosis membrane + in line nano silver post ro membrane filter. Supplied with 5 litre pump tank + more portable 2 litre pump tank.

Removes micro organisms, 99.9% of any unicellular organisms and between 95 to 100 percent of all substances and impurities in water

All housings manufactured from high quality food grade plastics




Basic unit is $200 and for an extra few bucks you get the following options;


Optional Extras

1.In line post membrane deioniser = $ 29.50
2. In line post membrane re-mineraliser = $ 27.50
3. Adjustable cast iron pressure reducing valve = $ 39.50
4. Leak detection and shut off device = $ 34.50
5. In-line post membrane Alkaliser = $45

Systems may be supplied with quick-fit or Jaco type connectors


Questions for ATS'ers
Is boiling water just as affective?
Would you buy any of the optional extra's?
Anyone with experience with these things?




posted on Sep, 11 2011 @ 07:26 AM
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don't need the extras listed but a test kit and chlorine may go well with this set esp if you are making water to take with the chlorine residual keeps bacteria from growing in the water. That kit is more than most water plants do to the water.



posted on Sep, 11 2011 @ 10:03 AM
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Thats a pretty cool setup although looks a bit cumbersome to be hauling around. I have a regular r/o under my sink and the quality of the water is amazing. And well worth the cost in my mind. Boiling water wouldn't remove the contaminates like the ro membrane does.



posted on Sep, 12 2011 @ 02:59 AM
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reply to post by jaynkeel
 


Combersome , Yes! Planning on an economic collapse rather than 2012, so have the means to lug it around to the bug out location...

Rather slow thread for ATS standards - Thought there would be a few more opinions to throw at this one...

Anyone heard of the dangers of some of the nutrients this would take out of the water as well? As apposed to what is present in normal clean drinking water.



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