MSR Guardian Portable Water Purifier

Rated 5.0 out of 5
Based on 3 reviews
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$664.99 $699.99

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See our 'Shipping & Returns' policy below to check how your delivery may be impacted by COVID restrictions

Description

Nothing is safer or easier to use for purifying the most demanding back-country water sources than the Guardian purifier.
Originally designed for military squads, it brings this highly advanced technology to global travelers, back-country users and those stocking emergency kits. Fast and easy to use, this pump purifier offers the added viral protection you need when traveling in developing nations and popular wilderness areas. Its advanced hollow fiber filter offers the most reliable way to purify even filthy water conditions. Add its long-lasting performance and revolutionary self-cleaning ease, and this may be the only treatment device you’ll ever need.

Details:
Ultimate Protection: Meets NSF protocol P248, testing standard used by U.S. military, for removal of viruses, bacteria, protozoa, and sediment from “worst-case” water conditions.
Fast & Easy: Pumps a rapid 2.5 liters per minute, offering added viral protection without the need for chemicals, bulbs, batteries, or waiting.
Self-Cleaning: Pump self-cleans on every stroke, providing consistently fast flow rates with zero hassle—no backflushing or filter-scrubbing ever required.
Long-Lasting: Leading-edge hollow fiber cartridge treats up to 10,000+ liters.
Extremely Durable: Engineered to withstand heavy use, freezing, drops (tested up to 6ft onto concrete) and harsh environments.

Specifications:
Color Smoke
Effective against protozoa Yes
Effective against bacteria Yes
Effective against particulate Yes
Effective against chemicals/toxins No
Effective against viruses Yes
Weight 490 g
Filter media Advanced Hollow Fiber
Filter pore size (microns) 0.02
Flow (L/min) 2.5 liters per min
Cartridge life 10,000+ liters
Field cleanable Self-Cleaning
Field maintainable Yes
Water Bottle Adapter Yes
Cartridge replacement indicator Yes
Country of Origin Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials

COVID Restrictions

Due to COVID restrictions and freight disruption, online orders may take longer than usual to arrive. We’re doing all that we can to get them to you as soon as possible.

Also, due to COVID restrictions, depending on the alert/protection framework level in your area, contactless delivery may be required and couriers may leave parcels unattended on your property.

Please be aware that, in the event that a parcel goes missing, Gearshop will not be able to provide a replacement or refund where the courier is able to supply proof of delivery.

Shipping Charges

  • $6.99 standard shipping on New Zealand orders under $95
  • Free NZ shipping on orders over $95
  • Bulky and oversized items cost $85 to the North Island and $95 to the South Island
  • $24.99 on all Australian orders
  • We cannot ship bulky and oversized items to Australia

From time-to-time, there can be delays beyond our control. We will do everything within our power to ensure your goods arrive within a reasonable time frame. If you have any queries or issues relating to your order, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Shipping Times

We aim to process and dispatch your order as fast as possible, while in most cases this will happen within 24-72 hours, it can take up to 5 days, depending on what is ordered.

After dispatch, delivery is normally overnight within the South Island and 1-2 days within the North Island. Rural addresses could be upto an additional two days.

At this time, we do not offer urgent delivery as a standard freight option, however if you require your order urgently, please contact us before ordering to ensure that we can meet your delivery timeframe.

We aim to deliver your order within the following time-frames:

  • North Island: 3-7 work days
  • North Island rural: 3-7 work days
  • South Island: 2-6 work days
  • South Island rural: 2-6 work days
  • Australia: 7–10 work days (metropolitan areas only

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Reviewed by Bruce, from New Zealand
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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MSR Guardian..bombproof

I got this filter 2 yrs ago for travel in India and later local use in NZ. The Pros: it is really easy to use, durable, requires minimal maintenance and the filter is seriously good so that even viruses get caught. The Cons: for solo tramping it is a bit on the heavy side and (in NZ) it is perhaps a bit over the top with filtration performance since water borne viruses are not (yet) a big problem. The big con is that it is very expensive. Conclusion: if you have the money, this filter is definitely worth it despite the weight. The performance and reliability are excellent, the maintenance is simple, and filter lasts 10 times longer than a lot of others (and does a better job). If you filter a bit of water do the economics (look at the price of the other replacement filters knowing that you will need to do this 5-10 times before replacing the Guardian filter) then start thinking about the extra maintenance needed for other filters (back flushing).

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Reviewed by Alistair W.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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MSR Guardian

Great bit of kit, ideal for clean water!

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Reviewed by Neki P.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Simply the best

Army grade water filter - this is brilliant . String construction , easy to use . Perfect for an emergency kit and use . Massive output . Expensive but worth it ... Gear shop are one of the only ones to stock this amazing item !

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