74120Re: OR - Nalgene 32 oz Loop-Top water bottle
- Aug 10, 2007Hi Anson,
Thanks for answering the call this month, and for putting the HTML
version up right away. That shows confidence that I like to see, and
make the process go sooo much quicker. Your initial edits will
follow, including a couple that I should have noticed last month.
(Sorry, and no you do not have to change the oven OR.) They will take
the following format;
EDIT: must be changed
Edit: should be changed but will be left to your discretion
Comment: just that or something to think about
When you have made the changes please repost here with REPOST added
to the subject line. Please include another HTML too.
***Manufacturer: Nalgene Outdoor Inc.
EDIT: actually it is Thermo Fisher Scientific
***Height: 5'9" (1.75 m)
EDIT: need a space at 5' 9"
***I have been a backpacker for my entire life.
Edit: do you mean your entire adult life? (Hmm, you are 18 ) Or your
entire post grade-school life? I doubt mom had you in a backpack at
two, you know?
***Model: 32 oz PC Loop-Top Wide-Mouth Bottle
EDIT: you need to say what the PC stands for at least the first time
you use it (outside of the title).
***Listed Volume: 32 fl. oz (1 L)
***Measured Volume: 36 fl. oz (1.06 L)
EDIT: no periods after the fl
***such as my red bottle from the Anchorage REI (Recreational
EDIT: from the REI store?
***altitudes of sea level to 15,000 feet (4500 meters).
EDIT: rounded off this would be closer to 4600
***and I've taken it on airplanes (after chugging all the water at
the security station).
Comment: I am editing this at LAX. Gotta love post 9/11 air travel
***Count less hikers will have a Nalgene clipped to their backpacks
***or stuffed in an easily accessible pocket, and there is a reason
EDIT: sorry but when you start telling why other people do something
you are projecting and/or speculating. Reword this to say why you use
it. (By the way I agree with you. I have about a dozen of the darn
things, even though I do not use them much anymore.)
***The first is that Lexan Nalgene Bottle are tough as nails.
EDIT: "the Lexan Nalgene bottle is" or "bottles are"
I personally have been part of an experiment [Note: don't try this at
home] where I held a Nalgene under a small SUV's tire then a friend
backed up over the bottle. We put a small dent in the bottom of the
bottle, but it still held water just like it was new.
Comment: was the bottle filled? It would make a difference as water
is much less compressible than air.
***I have poured in boiling water and the plastic has never melted.
EDIT: and the Lexan (or bottle) has never melted
***So, for example, it is easier to add energy drink mixes without
spilling or ice cubes over a narrower mouthed water bottle.
Edit: I do not usually edit for commas, but you need one
***The wide mouth, and wide body, of the bottle make it easier to use
while wearing bulky winter gloves.
Comment: the thicker the gloves, the narrower a body would be easier
***to clean out any lingering scents that sometimes accumulate after
a month or two of sitting in a car with half a cup of sports drink in
Comment: as Bill the Cat used to say, "ack!"
***the amount of these chemicals that maybe leech into the contents
of the bottle
EDIT: "may" "leach" into the
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