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    Brain Bag hydration?

    In photos I see a hydration tube clip on the shoulder strap but was wondering if there is some attachment point within the main compartment of the pack at the top to hang/suspend a hydration bladder. Can a bladder be suspended from the rail loops?

    Thanks

    #2
    There aren't any attachment points for a hydration bladder within the Brain Bag's main compartments, but I was able to fit a 1 liter Platypus in the vertical front pockets just now, which opens up some options. As far as suspending a bladder from the rail loops goes, I'm not aware of any methods myself. It could work, though.

    Any ideas or personal experience with this from other folks?
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      #3
      Originally posted by Beau View Post
      There aren't any attachment points for a hydration bladder within the Brain Bag's main compartments, but I was able to fit a 1 liter Platypus in the vertical front pockets just now, which opens up some options. As far as suspending a bladder from the rail loops goes, I'm not aware of any methods myself. It could work, though.

      Any ideas or personal experience with this from other folks?

      Yup!
      I have a 3 liter low profile hydration ladder which sits perfectly within my cashe with rails right up against the back of my Brain bag.
      (It's the model that holds a Mac book pro, I forget the cashe size )
      Same concept works with the Guides pack, but without the annex clips.
      I'm in Panama at the moment, if I happen to have the chip with some pics I'll post it a little later)

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        #4
        i've always been afraid of placing a water bladder in my bag along with electronics. in the absence of electronics in the bag, placing the water bladder inside of the cache sounds pretty cool, specially given that the cache would to a certain extent provide insulation for the water bladder, keeping your water cool a little longer.

        if one were to make a leak proof solution specifically for holding a water bladder, one could adopt the ortlieb approach of welding the seams.

        darcy, what do you think about a ortlieb - tom bihn collaboration where the water bladder holder with rails could be made with welded seams rather than sewn?
        -m

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          #5
          Here's a thread regarding the annex clips (in the Smart Alec, but should be a transferable idea) and a specific CamelBak bladder.

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