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Good Camelback?


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Mitchell Gee

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hi there, as it is summer now i have got thinking "im gonna need water" and being under 18 i cant get a water bottle to my mouth... and im not to keen on straws and all that... so whats a good camelback at a good price, that can be mounted onto a MOLLE vest?

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What vest/webbing are you running with atm? As some vests have inbuilt hydration sleeves on the back of them :)

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im gonna buy arons 5.11, but i dont know whether it has the hydration sleeve in it as im not 100% sure what one it is... lemme see if i can find any info

EDIT: its the VTAC, so yes, it has a sleeve in it... what camalbak would you or anyone else recommend?
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Aye ive got an exact same one (but in OD) and i theyre great! :D

Guessing you mean the actual water container not the MOLLE container now? Well if youve got a Go Outdoors or Outdoor World near you you could pick up a decent one from there? Or have a look on their website? Since they do quite good outdoor kit :)

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will this be any good? http://www.gooutdoor...bladder-p126452
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Aye, looks alright, though remember to clean it, especially the drinking tube! I had one, didnt really clean it and the tube turned black after a while...

Also, the 5.11 is made of a heavy duty mesh, so the bright blueness of the platapus might show through, so if youve got any scrim netting or even a kharki/black t-shirt just wrap it up in that :) Unless your not that fussed about camoflague or concealment :lol:

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i have a faded dpm jacket. i could probably make a little sleeve for it or something... im guessing it holds 2l of fluid right?
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Aye thatd be fine, wouldnt even need to make anything out of it, just wrap it round it, and yeah it will do, the sleeve is a good 30/40cm deep (when your wearing it basically from your shoulder blades to lower back :)




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