Bladder or Bottles

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Bladder or Bottles

Water Bladder
Water Bottles
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Re: Bladder or Bottles

Postby kevin_t » Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:35 am

Check out rapid pure filters , heavier than a mini but much faster for Gravity

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Re: Bladder or Bottles

Postby AK Troutbum » Fri Apr 22, 2016 3:34 pm

I've pretty much gone just to using bladders. I like how I can form them to fit in just about any spot and so far I haven't had any issues with them rupturing or leaking. Also, in my never ending attempt to shave weight, they are a little lighter than Nalgene bottles.

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Re: Bladder or Bottles

Postby GDM » Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:29 pm

I use the 4 liter MSR Dromedary as a water bladder. It can take some punishment, and I can hang it up around camp if desired. Also carry a 1 liter bottle for drink mix.

Hate the idea of carrying water inside my pack (where it could leak). I use 2x medium carabiners along one long edge of the bladder, clip those around the front straps for the multi-lid on my Unaweep.. Route the drink tube, strap down the lid.. Water is up high, gravity fed, and still outside my pack in case of leaks... :-)
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Re: Bladder or Bottles

Postby Sam S » Sun Oct 30, 2016 2:16 pm

My trips are almost all horse packing now. I don't want anything on my back to throw my balance off. I keep a Nalgene quart on each side of my horn bag. I like the way my filter pump fits into the bottles for filling.
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