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#182493 - 02/04/14 03:35 PM hip flask for adult beverages
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Every once in a while the topic comes up about carrying adult beverages to enjoy around a campfire or to celebrate bagging a peak or whatever. I suppose any flask would work, but a traditonal hip flask seems appropriate.

This one should hold enough:

http://www.sciplus.com/p/1112-TALL-64OUNCE-STAINLESS--HIP-FLASK_48545





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#182494 - 02/04/14 06:32 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: PerryMK]
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That'll keep you warm!
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#182495 - 02/04/14 09:30 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: PerryMK]
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That qualifies as a "Big Gulp"! laugh
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#182496 - 02/04/14 09:50 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: PerryMK]
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Spare gas can! grin
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#182497 - 02/04/14 11:10 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: PerryMK]
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I guess you could offset the weight of the adult beverage by leaving the water at home...
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#182498 - 02/04/14 11:37 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: ETSU Pride]
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And food cause your just going to up chuck it sick
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#182502 - 02/05/14 10:55 AM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: rockchucker22]
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That will last two nights with one lady I bp with. smile
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#182504 - 02/05/14 12:41 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: hikerduane]
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Originally Posted By hikerduane
That will last two nights with one lady I bp with. smile
Duane

WHAT??? That's 64 shots!
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#182506 - 02/05/14 12:47 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: rockchucker22]
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I hate to think how much that stainless steel flask weighs!
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#182510 - 02/05/14 01:59 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: rockchucker22]
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Shots? You mean hits? smile She does howl at the moon, first hand experience there. She is ex-Army.
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#182524 - 02/05/14 04:19 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: hikerduane]
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Originally Posted By hikerduane
Shots? You mean hits? smile She does howl at the moon, first hand experience there. She is ex-Army.
Duane
I wouldn't want to cross her on a bad day! shocked
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#182526 - 02/05/14 04:44 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: hikerduane]
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She is ex-Army.

If I were you I would not consider giving her one of these hip flasks. She might take strong offense at what you are implying about the size of her hips!

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#182531 - 02/05/14 06:20 PM Re: hip flask for adult beverages [Re: aimless]
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Originally Posted By aimless
She is ex-Army.

If I were you I would not consider giving her one of these hip flasks. She might take strong offense at what you are implying about the size of her hips!
ha! She might whack you over the head with the flask just for insinuating she has big hips.
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