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Old 10-07-2011, 02:27 AM
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Military / Traditional Canteens

If you use a military-style canteen for water carry, rather than another type of bottle or hydration bladder, please share what model/type canteen and why you prefer it over the other options.

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Old 10-07-2011, 07:15 AM
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I prefer the flask-type water bottles since they are easier to handle and ride closer to the body or NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-11-2011, 09:47 PM
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I have a couple of the old 2-quart "squarish" bladders. They have reasonably large openin NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-18-2011, 01:08 AM
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I use the black NATO 58 Pattern Osprey bottles with a steel Crusader cup. They are to NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-18-2011, 05:42 AM
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I still have one 1-quart and two 2-quart style and one 5-quart collapsible.

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Old 10-23-2011, 04:32 PM
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i like the five quart bladders. huge, folds up nice, doubles as a pillow, and a lot of them even com NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-23-2011, 09:12 PM
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Thanks for all the participation. Keep in mind, the topic of this thread is "military-style canteen NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-25-2011, 10:04 PM
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I understand your point, but back in my cammie wearing days, the military OD 2-quart bladder I menti NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:57 PM
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A restaurant and eating utensils (mess kit) are also called a canteen.

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Old 10-26-2011, 01:26 AM
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These are the ones I like :

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