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Forum topic by CharlieM1958 posted 07-13-2014 02:28 PM 1490 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-13-2014 02:28 PM

I got an email this morning from Popular Woodworking featuring the image below. Now I’m not sure exactly what this amazing product is, but it sure doesn’t look like something one should partake in before operating power tools! :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#1 posted 07-13-2014 02:35 PM

It’s a drinking filter for dirty water. (just a guess though) ;)

-- Because I'm gone, that's why!

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#2 posted 07-13-2014 02:40 PM

Looks more like a tool to make you high. Time to rethink that ad campaign.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#3 posted 07-13-2014 02:42 PM

If it is a filter,it is a great tool for hikers,campers,survivalists,etc, I’ll bet it will sell millions.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#4 posted 07-13-2014 02:44 PM

Took a little digging but I found it, yep it’s a personal water filter.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#5 posted 07-13-2014 02:49 PM

I wonder if they have an upgraded version….
That turns water into wine???
Now that, I’d buy!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 07-13-2014 02:50 PM

The Lifestraw is a hollow-membrane filter built into a straw.

I’m with you Randy I’ll wait for the upgraded version:)

-- There's a crack in everything that’s how the light gets in - Leonard Cohen

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#7 posted 07-13-2014 02:52 PM

Oh, come on. Some of the best creative ideas came after using such “amazing products”. At least so I’ve heard…

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#8 posted 07-13-2014 03:42 PM

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 07-13-2014 04:48 PM

lol. Beth and Sharon got the same vibe I was getting!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 07-14-2014 07:13 AM

Sad to say Randy – it’s more likely to turn wine into water! Not so amazing in that case, is it?

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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