Final update – MSR Thru Link Inline Water Filter Posted on April 2, 2020 by Jason Boyle MSR Thru Link set up with my Camelback Reservoir. The MSR Thru Link filter has continued to perform exceptionally. I have used it hiking, trail running, and backpacking. It filters water quickly, is durable, mostly compatible with various hydration systems. You can read my final update HERE.