User Tools

Site Tools


outdoors:gear

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
outdoors:gear [2019/06/12 22:07]
admin
outdoors:gear [2019/06/15 16:08] (current)
admin
Line 52: Line 52:
 Seem to not break that much. Surround with garbage bag just in case. Seem to not break that much. Surround with garbage bag just in case.
  
-Bite valve will break down over time, but you can just use a clothespin or binder clip too.+<del>Bite valve will break down over time, but you can just use a clothespin or binder clip too.</​del>​ They don't work, hosing is tough. Thankfully just sucking a few seconds works fine.
  
 Laptop insulated area serves well for keeping bladder insulated too. Laptop insulated area serves well for keeping bladder insulated too.
Line 61: Line 61:
   * Seal around edges is a consistent ~1/4 inch.   * Seal around edges is a consistent ~1/4 inch.
   * Decent flow rate. Can just take the bite valve off.   * Decent flow rate. Can just take the bite valve off.
 +
 +I am getting suckered into paying $40 for this design (Platypus Big Zip Water Reservoir for Hydration Backpacks, 3-Liter, EVO with Fast Flow Valve)
 +
 +{{:​outdoors:​pasted:​20190615-155640.png?​500}}
 +
 += Pro =
 +  * Easy to repair / get replacement parts, just easily pulled off tubing with barbed ends and replaceable sub-parts.
 +  * No dumb water bottle top. Also, includes a top opening in case you find a spigot.
 +
 += Meh =
 +  * Easy to attach drinking end to Sawyer water filter end. No big benefit over water bottles.
 += Con =
 +  * Is this really better than cheap water bottles? For cheap airlines with no luggage, it collapses flat and allows more room for clothes and stuff.
   *    * 
  
  
 ==== Sandals ==== ==== Sandals ====
-**love** Decathlon sandals, the cheap ones. They are sturdy, ​not too squishy. Full rubber on bottom, and $15 regular price. Hard to beat.+**love** Decathlon sandals, the cheap ones. They are sturdy, ​firm, grippy. Full rubber on bottom, and $15 regular price. Hard to beat
 +  * Dirt colored :-/ 
 +  * The straps came out of the sole occasionally with plenty of warning, but were easily stuck back in with some Shoe Goo / rubber cement and kept on trucking.
outdoors/gear.1560402449.txt.gz · Last modified: 2019/06/12 22:07 by admin