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Platypus SoftBottle Water Bottle - 17 fl. oz.

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    Platypus SoftBottle Water Bottle - 17 fl. oz.

    Flexible, lightweight and durable, the 17 fl. oz. Platypus SoftBottle™ water bottle can be stored in spaces that won't fit rigid water bottles. See details

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    Flexible, lightweight and durable, the 17 fl. oz. Platypus SoftBottle™ water bottle can be stored in spaces that won't fit rigid water bottles.

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    Flexible, lightweight and durable, the 17 fl. oz. Platypus SoftBottle™ water bottle can be stored in spaces that won't fit rigid water bottles.

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    Flexible, lightweight and durable, the 17 fl. oz. Platypus SoftBottle™ water bottle can be stored in spaces that won't fit rigid water bottles.

    • 80% lighter than standard hard-plastic bottles, it takes more than 5 Platypus SoftBottles to equal the weight of one 1-liter, hard-plastic bottle
    • Compact and flexible design can be flattened when empty and rolled up to fit practically anywhere in your pack
    • Platypus SoftBottle™ water bottle is sized to fit in a drink holder, round pocket, square pocket or in your hand
    • Food-grade polyethylene lining ensures bottle won't retain flavors or taste like plastic; plus, it's 100% BPA free
    • Includes a screw-on closure cap

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

    Made in USA.

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    Platypus SoftBottle Water Bottle - 17 fl. oz. Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Camping
    0.5 liter
    17 fluid ounces
    5 x 12 inches
    Yes
    Soft plastic
    Nylon/polyethylene
    Yes
    No
    Narrow
    Screw cap
    Yes
    0.8 ounce
    Liquid capacity (L)
    Liquid capacity (fl. oz.)
    Dimensions
    Fits in cup holder
    Water bottle material
    Material(s)
    BPA free
    Insulated
    Bottle opening
    Water bottle cap type
    Collapsible
    Weight

    Platypus SoftBottle Water Bottle - 17 fl. oz.

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    Platypus SoftBottle Water Bottle - 17 fl. oz.is rated3.2857out of5by7.
    Rated1out of5byfromPunctured after one dayI bought two of these to put in my dog's backpack. After one use, I will be returning them. One of the bottles punctured during our first walk with them.
    Date published: 2014-01-14
    Rated5out of5byfromgreat water bottlegreat to get through security then add water for the flight, also great to take as added water capacity that you can fill for the longer between water stops, lightweight and takes up very little room when empty
    Date published: 2013-12-13
    Rated3out of5byfromFunctional, but not most durableProduct was purchased for everyday use. It is not insulated, so it won't keep things cold. That is ok. However, we have found this to be not as durable as expected and have had to replace a previously purchased one much sooner than expected. It does work great if you only want this to be a liner or fit into another carrier.
    Date published: 2013-11-21
    Rated1out of5byfromToo fragileI bought two of the previous version of this bottle two years ago. I put them in the pockets of my pants in my 7-mile run three times a week. I discarded one of them in 1.5 years, because water leaked from its bottom. Another is still in use. What amazing durability! The current version of the bottle, on the other hand, is very fragile. I now have to replace it every 4 or 5 runs, because of the same leakage problem. This is clearly design flaw. I wish I could get the old version again.
    Date published: 2013-06-10
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat ProductI have tried the insulated tubes in my pack during ski season, and they are all worthless, the tubes freeze unless you stick it down your neck gaiter. You have to use this bottle for what it is designed special situations where other bottles don't fit or are too cumbersome. It fits great in a ski jacket pocket. In the summer, I would use a tube system from the pack as would most runners or hikers. I have a large soft bottle in my pack and refill the small one in my jacket pocket as needed.
    Date published: 2013-03-31
    Rated5out of5byfromBULK DOWN-BODY CONFORMINGCarrying a backpack on snowshoes invites looking for ways to save weight. This bottle allows me to carry it in an inside jacket pocket to keep the water from freezing. It's not a ton of water but it keeps me going until the next stop to thaw snow for a big drink and a refill of this bottle. Seems to be of high quality and packs up very small when empty.
    Date published: 2013-02-25
    Rated3out of5byfromHas its uses but...I really just bought this to see if they were worth replacing the heavier Nalgene bottles I carry. After using this for several days I decided it has its uses, but it definately will not be replacing what I carry now.The bottom of the bottle has a "kink" in it whenever it's filled. I feel quite sure this will be where this bottle will have a malfunction. Yes, it's light and easy to carry, but for long hikes, camping, and everyday use, I simply think a good, sturdy Nalgene is the way to go. With that being said, I think this bottles light weight and flexability make it ideal for emergency packs or for the more paranoid hikers who have a "just in case" pocket when hiking... You know the one you put a few things in just in case you slip off a ledge and the only way to save yourself is to sacrifice your pack. With all that being said, I would recommend it for what I just stated. Things where space is an issue, but not for everyday use.
    Date published: 2013-02-16

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