Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir Review
The Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir is perfect for anyone who is looking for an easier and more convenient way to bring their water with them for their workouts. Whether you are hitting the gym or going on an outdoor adventure, it is crucial to stay hydrated. This product can help ensure you are getting the water you need without the inconvenience of carrying around water bottles. This bladder can fit easily into most hydration packs so you can carry the water right on your back. The bit valve makes it so much easier too. All you have to do is bite down on the end and take a sip. It is as easy as that. When you finish your drink, you can take advantage of the magnetic clip. You can connect the hose to your shoulder with a magnet that is in the valve. This can help prevent leaking as well as ensure your water is within arm’s reach at all times.
Customers aren’t too thrilled with the high cost of the Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir. It is not recommended for those who are on a budget. If you have the extra money to splurge, however, you won’t be disappointed. The incredible durability and long life span make the bladder worth the additional cost. Yes, you can find cheaper options, but they might not work as well as this one.
Overall, customers love this bladder. It is easy to use and makes staying hydrated easy.
Easy to use
Magnetic bite valve
Two size options
Not budget friendly
Thanks to products like the Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir water is now easier to keep on hand for when you need it. This bladder fits easily into most hydration packs so you can head out with the water right on your back. Whether you are hiking, walking, running, biking, or anything else, bringing your water along with you has never been easier.
Customers love the fact that it has a sliding seal that makes filling the reservoir super easy. Additionally, it has a bite valve, so you don't have to worry about twisting caps off of a water bottle. You simply bite down on the valve take a drink and then let go when you're done. Easy as that. Additionally, the construction of this bladder is BPA free, and the FDA and EU regulations certify it, so you know that you are getting safe drinking water.
No matter where you're going or what you're doing, make sure you're staying adequately hydrated. This water reservoir paired with a hydration pack to ensure you've got water with you no matter what.
Customers can greatly appreciate the use of this type of material in their hydration bladder. Thanks to the TPU it's going to be able to withstand some extreme temperatures. Unlike some of the competitor's products, you can freeze this bladder. If you're going to be heading out on a more extended trip and you want to try to keep your water as cold as possible, then you're in luck. You can toss the bladder into the freezer and when you're ready to leave put it in your hydration pack. As the water starts to thaw, you can take a drink, and it will remain cold for longer.
It can handle more than just the cold temperatures, however. It's also going to be safe to use for a liquid up to 140 degrees F (60C). This isn't a feature that a lot of customers will need to take advantage of, but it's nice to know that you have it. Sometimes if you're camping on a cold night and you're trying to stay warm, you can fill up your hydration bladder with hot water, and use it as a heating pad. Sometimes sleeping it under your blanket or sleeping bag can help keep you a little warmer add more comfortable.
For the most part, customers are happy with the option that they have for their size. It will fit nicely in the most hydration packs with no problems at all. The two-liter bag has dimensions that are 14 x 6 x 3 inches whereas the three-liter bag has 15 x 7 x 3-inch design. Additionally, the smaller bag weighs about 10.6 ounces, and the larger one weighs about 10.9 ounces. Keep in mind all of these measurements are for an empty container, and once you add liquid to chill which the wage and size are going to change.
The bladder feature is a magnetic valve that you bite on to release water. This is going to let you control the flow of the water, so you don't have any accidental leaks along the way. You don't have to worry about having to pull out a water bottle and twist off the lid, you just put this in your mouth by down and take a drink. Customers love the league free design that they get with this product, letting them stay hydrated without the hassle of carrying extra water bottles.
Additionally, the valve has a magnetic clip that lets you connect it to a spot near your shoulder. This is going to make sure that you can keep your water within Arm's Reach at all times, and you can grab it whenever you need it. It's also going to help make sure that there aren't any unnecessary leaks. Sometimes the valve could get caught on some of your other gear or on a tree branch which could cause your water to leak if you have the valve clipped to your shoulder that's going to eliminate those accidents.
Overall, customers love the valve on this product. It lets them swig their water easily and hassle-free, always keeping it within reach.
Thanks to the bite valve with the magnetic clip, your comfort level is going to be slightly increased. Since you can simply grab the hose and bite the tap when you need to take a drink, you will be slightly more comfortable. It makes your trip and staying hydrated just a little bit easier which can drastically increase your comfort level.
Ease of Use
As mentioned above the bite valve is extremely easy an convenient to use. All you have to do is bite down on the tap and take a sip. It is leak-free, so you don't have to worry about spilling your fluid and getting yourself and your gear wet. Additioanlly, the magnetic clip that connects to your shoulder is instinctual and easy to use. You just place the valve over a magnet located on or around your shoulder, easy as that.
It is also effortless to fill the bladder. No more worrying about spilling water and making a mess everywhere when it comes time to fill it. This product features a pour shield for added convenience and ease during the filling process. What this does is increases the length of the collar, so you have a little bit more control when adding the water. Additionally, it is going to a little easier if you have to dump the contents for any reason. If you want to fill up a pot, container, or cup, you can do so easily.
Customers can appreciate that they won't have to worry about replacing the reservoir anytime soon. More importantly, you won't have to deal with the frustration of having it leak everywhere — no need to worry about spending your trip with wet clothes or gear and no water.
It truly has a durable design that you will appreciate.
Something to keep in mind, however, is that this one is highly durable and will last you quite a while. You are going to be spending a lot more money upfront, but you have the potential to save even more in the long run since you won't have to spend that extra money to replace the item in the future. That said, a lot of customers can't afford that initial investment and would prefer the cheaper and more affordable option.
The customers who splurged for this, more expensive, bladder were not disappointed. Is it worth the extra cost? It is hard to say. However, customers do not regret their purchases and love the product.
Staying hydrated is important. Let this reservoir help you keep your water within arm's reach. There is no longer any need to carry around water bottles or canteens. This bladder is all you need.