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Platypus Water Tank - 1 gal.

    Platypus Water Tank - 1 gal.

    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1 gal. (4 liters) of water with ease. See details

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    Item # 768127

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    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1 gal. (4 liters) of water with ease.

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    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1 gal. (4 liters) of water with ease.

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    The Platypus Water Tank™ collapsible carrier lets you transport 1 gal. (4 liters) of water with ease.

    • Low-profile ziplock seal prevents spills; easy-pour corner spout has a twist cap to prevent leaks
    • Durable nylon handle allows simple transportation
    • When empty, water tank rolls up for compact storage in your pack or vehicle
    • Compatible with the Platypus CleanStream™ gravity filter system, sold separately
    • Add Platypus accessories such as a taste-free drink tube or push-pull cap (both sold separately) to increase the Water Tank's versatility

    Please note: Platypus products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.

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    Platypus Water Tank - 1 gal. Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    4 liter
    135.3 fluid ounces
    Yes
    Polyurethane outer/polyethylene inner
    14 x 10.5 inches
    Yes
    3 ounces
    Liquid capacity (L)
    Liquid capacity (fl. oz.)
    Collapsible
    Material(s)
    Dimensions
    BPA free
    Weight

    Platypus Water Tank - 1 gal.

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    Platypus Water Tank - 1 gal. is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good at Storing water but tough to seal I purchased this to go on a 3 day Backcountry hike that required we pack in all of our water. My initial thought was that I could pack it but once it was full and I ran some test it seemed to work best when held/supported by handles otherwise the corners would leak if turned on side or squeezed. I ended up attaching to outside of backpack and strapped in down but had to be careful when taking off pack or leaning on objects to rest. However, it held the water and served it purpose, just not meant to be packed.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from can not seal This water carrier is a good idea, more compact than the traditional models for camping/backpacking. However as mentioned in other reviews it is impossible to seal and keep a seal. The material is too tough to press together. I hammered it shut before leaving and it still opened as soon as it was filled. Buy a traditional collasable jug for a fraction of the cost.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Threw mine away When I bought this, it smelled so bad, I called the manufacturer. He blamed it on the seller (!?). Each time I've used it, I've got more annoyed with the dysfunctional plastic zipper. Tried my best, can't get it to close securely. With relief, I tossed it in a campgrount trash container this month. Looking for a replacement.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Compact but likes to be stationary Hoped to take on hikes as extra water source for a group, but the ziploc-type closure was not ideal for being jostled and would spill open. Would be great in a campground type setting I imagine, but I returned and bought a dromedary/dromlite bag from REI instead. Did stay shut better if your hands were right on the handles. Easy to pour.
    Date published: 2014-04-12
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Tastes like plastic after 24 hours My goal was to carry good tasting Oakland water areas I travel where the water is not as good. I want to avoid the plastic taste of Camelbak. Platypus does not taste as much like plastic as Camelbak, but after 24-48 hours, the plastic taste increases. It is not taste-free, as Platypus promises. In addition, the top is challenging to close. It takes a few tries to get it completely closed. Unfortunately, I will be returning this item.
    Date published: 2014-04-12

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