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Sam Kruegel

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    I have a latex allergy. Can I use HydraPak products?

    All of HydraPak's products are latex-free, and don't contain any similar compounds that could affect someone with a severe latex allergy. Our bite valves are made of high-quality silicone, and our ...

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    How do I use my bite valve?

    Bite the soft portion of the valve and suck at the same time - this will start the flow of water. The valve will remain sealed when not in use. Some models are equipped with a lock that you can eng...

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    How do I open, close, and fill my HydraPak reservoir?

    To open, pull the slider top sideways from the closed/flared end until removed. Unfold the opening and pull the two sides apart. To close, fold the top molded parts down once and slide the slider t...

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    How do I use my Shape-Shift baffle?

    If your reservoir features a Shape-Shift baffle you have the option to leave it locked or unlocked. To lock, reverse the reservoir to expose the top of the baffle. Press the top part of the baffle ...

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    How do I use & maintain my Plug-N-Play Quick Disconnect system?

    To connect, push the end of the tube into the port on the reservoir, you will hear and feel it click into place. To disconnect, push the gray button on the body and pull out insert. The body automa...

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    What's the depth of my Shape Shift reservoir with the baffle locked and unlocked?

    For your 2L Shape Shift reservoir, here are the depths:  With the baffle engaged, the depth is 2.5 inches / 0.99 centimeters Without the baffle engaged, the depth is 3.5 inches / 1.38 centimeters ...

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    HydraPak products are BPA-free - but what about BPS & BPF?

    Bisphenol-F (BPF) and Bisphenol-S (BPS) are popular replacements for Bisphenol-A (BPA) in plastic products. Here at HydraPak, in addition to being BPA-free, our products are also BPF- and BPS-free....

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    What's this plastic clip that came with my reservoir?

    Our reservoirs come with a small plastic clip that can be used to hang  from the slider top to inside of a pack, should that pack have a way of attaching it, such as a sewn in loop at the top. Whil...

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    Can I freeze my flask or reservoir?

    Yes, it's safe to freeze your HydraPak with a couple of exceptions:  1. Please don't fill it all the way - ice expands and if it's completely full, it could split open the plastic. 2. Please be sur...

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    Lubrication for your Plug-N-Play™ connect system

    The Plug-N-Play™ connect system needs a little bit of care to keep your adventure going. We recommend that silicone, glycerin, or beeswax-based lubricants be applied to the o-ring on the hose end f...