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PlatypusCleaning Kit

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Item # CAS0452

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Description

Cleaning Kit

We all do it, but now when you find that weeks (ok, months) old full reservoir in your bag, you can use the Platypus Cleaning Kit to mend your misdoing. The big brush cleans out the reservoir itself, while the tiny brush scrubs out the drinking tube. Here's a tip if it's super-funky: fill the whole deal with water, then add a denture tablet. Wait fifteen, then scrub and rinse approx. one billion times until the reservoir is effectively de-funked.

Tech Specs
Recommended Use
maintenance
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime

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    >Rating: 5

    Perfect cleaning kit

    Familiarity:
    I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Just what I needed, quality of the brushes is better than expected, now I can go back and use my bag again ;)

    >Rating: 5

    Hydration Bladder cleaning kit

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times

    Must have if you use a hydration pack. Especially like the snake to clean the tube

    >Rating: 5

    Platypus Cleaning Kit

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times

    This is a must have product if you own a hydration system! This keeps all my blatters perfectly clean.

    >Rating: 5

    A must-have for your filtration system

    Familiarity:
    I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    Sent it to family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. They report system is easy to use and have not had any problems keeping the filtration system clean.

    >Rating: 5

    Does the job

    Familiarity:
    I've used it several times

    I like to put energy powders like scratch in my water bladder for mountain biking and this is the perfect tool for keeping it all clean.

    >Rating: 5

    Super Easy To Use

    Familiarity:
    I've put it through the wringer

    I struggle like hell to keep my Platypus tubes clean and clear of junk. I purchased this and it was hijacked by my lady so she could clean her hydration containers. Through a bunch of luck, I managed to grab it back and get my hydration tube clean. Love it and the fact that there are not a million little useless parts that come with it. Jared D. Gearhead 800.409.4502 ext 4055

    >Rating: 5

    good option

    Not that I have another cleaning kit to compare it to, but this seems like a sturdy, effective way to clean a platypus and you can also use the handled brush in water bottles/skinny coffee mugs quite effectively, too. I was pretty impressed by the gunk I scrubbed off.

    >Rating: 5

    All around cleaning utensil

    Familiarity:
    I've put it through the wringer

    I don't just use this for my CamelBak. I've adapted it to clean pretty much every dirty dish in my sink. The tube cleaner fits perfectly and the brushes ergonomic ball designs helps cleans tight corners especially when your hand is too big to use a rag.

    >Rating: 5

    Easy to keep your hydration kit clean

    It was always very difficult to keep my Platypus and Camelbak clean, but now with this cleaning kit it is so much easier. If you use your bladders often, this will ease your pain.

    >Rating:

    (Two other questions:) What would you...

    (Two other questions:) What would you recommend using to clean out the bag and tube with(Dish Soap?),and often should these units be cleaned out? There was no instructions that came with the new kit.... Thank you

    Strangely enough, I have had the best luck with a little bit of lemon juice mixed with the water and then rinsed. I clean mine after 3 uses or every couple weeks, whichever comes first.

    I use a little dish soap in a sink and let it soak for a bit. Then I scrub them out with the tools and rinse them very well. If possible I let them dry in the sun. If you are cleaning a hose, I use the long brush and rinse as well, but I take it outside and whirl it around a few times to get the big drops of water out of there. i would clean it out after ever 3-4 uses, anytime it sits for more than a day after use, any time you put something other than water in it, and before using it after a long period of storage.

    I agree Steven Jones!! We use baking soda and lemon juice. I found the idea somewhere online!! One upside is even if you don't get the lemon juice out completely it tastes like lemon not soap!! I also got a soft bristled/long handled bottle brush that works great to get into the corners! I do wash them out with soap every couple weeks and if your going to store them away I always let them sit out a few days until they dry completely...

    >Rating:

    How is the drinking tube quick release...

    How is the drinking tube quick release unit on the 2L Platypus SL Bladder cleaned out?

    Are you asking because the tube brush won't make the bend? Easiest way is to disconnect it and brush from both sides - the tube side and the open side. You'll have to pull the mouthpiece off, but that's not too hard.

    >Rating: 5

    Works like it's supposed to.

    Nothing too fancy, but it cleans the bladder and the tube really well. I haven't had any problems with odor or mildew or anything after using this with my Platypus.

    >Rating: 5

    It works !!!

    If you drink a lot in the mountains and use water systems whatever which one (I use Platypus and Osprey) this kit is thing to go for - really works and helps to maintain in good conditon water containers !!!

    >Rating: 5

    Just buy it

    Don't think just buy it. If you have ever had a bladder sitting in your pack you know how hard it is to really get it clean. You have to have the tools to get that stench and taste out...and these are the tools

    >Rating: 5

    A MUST HAVE for your hydration sack

    No matter how much I tried to clean my system after use, I still got mold growing in the tube and sack. This was the perfect solution for a decent price (compared to the camelbak cleaning kit, this is a better buy). The pipet-like brush worked like a charm. It fit perfectly in the tube and came right out along with all the mold. The only suggestion I have is if Platypus made some device to hold the sack opening open (like the camelbak kit), because it takes several days for the sack to dry.

    >Rating: 5

    Works well

    Just got the Platy 1 and 2l bottles so they didn't need cleaning. Had a Blackhawk that needed cleaning and got the job done easily with the "Right tool"

    >Rating: 5

    Platypus Cleaning Kit

    Thank goodness for the tube cleaner! I've been having problems with mold developing in the tube, near the mouth piece and this kit completely got rid of it. The larger brush is also great to get out any left over Nuun or Gu slime.

    >Rating: 5

    Great Product

    I actually bought this to clean out my 1L water bottles - it works like a charm. Definitely a worthwhile purchase.

    >Rating: 5

    It works

    I have been using platys for 10 years and never had a cleaning kit. Finally got one and i am glad i did!

    >Rating: 5

    Great product

    This cleaning kit works great for the platypus 1L bottle. The brush easily gets to all parts of the bag, except at the top immediately under the opening. The small tube brush is perfect for cleaning the inside of normal drinking straws that I reuse.