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#203581 - 10/26/19 07:54 PM Water Bottle, wide mouth, cheap and light.
Jim M Offline
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Registered: 11/23/03
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Loc: Kitsap Peninsula, WA
I was making a list for an upcoming trip. I have a dozen or more water bottles, but they are either heavy (Nalgene 32 ounce capacity weighs about 6 ounces) or have are light but have narrow mouth (Old Gatorade Aid bottles are only two ounces for the quart size). My dilemma is that I like to filter my water through a coffee filter and I need a wide mouth bottle to do that efficiently. By the bye, I know the coffee filters only filter to about 20 microns but I haven't died (yet). I know the size of a giardia cyst is approximately 8 to 14 so they probably are laughing as they swim through my filter.
Pisses of the big bugs anyway.
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#203582 - 10/26/19 11:18 PM Re: Water Bottle, wide mouth, cheap and light. [Re: Jim M]
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Registered: 02/27/18
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The HDPE Nalgene bottles are lighter, about 3.5oz. Another option would be to use a light plastic funnel with a narrow-mouth bottle, like a soda bottle.
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#203584 - 10/28/19 10:45 PM Re: Water Bottle, wide mouth, cheap and light. [Re: Bill Kennedy]
Jim M Offline
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thanks Bill.
I will experiment with that at home. Sounds like a good idea.
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#203596 - 11/01/19 05:02 PM Re: Water Bottle, wide mouth, cheap and light. [Re: Jim M]
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These aren't wide mouth, but they are light at 1.2 ounces for a 1 liter bottle. And they collapse to a small volume.

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