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Old 07-25-02, 03:29 PM   #1
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Do Nalgene Bottles really work?

DO Nalgene Bottles really stop the taste of various liquids from permeating into the plastic? Has anyone got experience using one of these bottles?
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Old 07-25-02, 07:50 PM   #2
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I use them backpacking and sea kayaking. In my experience they do not pick up flavors/ odors. They are also extremely tough.
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I use them all the time, they are the only bottles I use, i get them for $5.00 at LL bean. I use the ones with the crap caps to keep the road grime off the mouth piece. I can deal with the hinged cap with one hand and the water valves have o-ring seals so they don't leak and you won't pull your teeth out trying to open them.
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The ones made of polycarbonate or lexan won't pick up odors, but the plastic ones will. They're not as bad as most though.
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