How do you clean a HydraPak shape shift?

We recommend either using a bottle brush or Bottle Bright. Method One – Fill your reservoir with warm water and use a bottle brush along with mild soap to scrub it clean. Rinse well and hang it upside down to dry.

How do you clean a HydraPak bladder?

HydraPak Reservoir Cleaning Kit Fill the bladder with warm water. Add half a teaspoon of bleach (two tablespoons of baking soda or 2 cups of white vinegar can be used instead, but do not mix) Close the reservoir and let the mixture sit for about 30 minutes. Flush and rinse very well and dry thoroughly.

How do you open a HydraPak bladder?

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 top across the length of the folded area to seal.

How do you reverse hydrapak?

Reverse by placing your hand in the reservoir, grab the bottom, and pull it back through the top opening, just like turning a sock inside-out. The molded opening can also be flipped after the reservoir body has been reversed. Then, throw it in the dishwasher or rinse with mild soap and water.

How do you lubricate hydrapak?

Apply a small dot of lubricant on the o-ring. You only need enough to lightly coat the o-ring. Too much lubricant can have a counter-productive effect, so go lightly with the application. Now you can simply plug your hose into the valve and enjoy the convenience of being able to quickly connect and disconnect the hose.

How can I clean my bladder?

Fill the bladder with warm water (not so hot that it can scald you), add a cleaning tablet (or your home cleaning ingredients), seal it up and shake it. Lift the reservoir up, letting the tube drape into the sink; then pinch open the bite valve until you see water flowing out of it.

How often should you clean your water bladder?

How Frequently Should You Wash Your Hydration Bladder? You should rinse your bag and make sure it’s entirely dry after every use. Under consistent use, you should thoroughly clean it once or twice a month, following the instructions in one or a combination of the methods listed above.

Can you patch a hydration bladder?

They work absolutely perfectly!! And I just trim the patch material to a nice size and apply. I have two patches on my water bladder, and they have both held for years.

Is the shape shift 2L hydration bladder reversible?

Smart design, meet peak performance – also known as the Shape-Shift Reservoir. Our time-tested creation for hydration on the go, it can take a serious beating, it fits nicely in most packs and it’s fully reversible for easy cleaning. Durable, dependable form and function.

What can you do with a hydrapak shape shift?

The HydraPak Shapeshift is a lightweight bladder with a slim profile. It can be used for pretty much anything but is our top choice when we’re counting the ounces. For such a lightweight design, it’s durable and fits nearly every hydration pack out there. Its a favorite for trail running, ski touring, and fastpacking.

Can a hydrapak bladder be flipped inside out?

The bladder can be flipped inside out and even put into the dishwasher. The reservoir is pretty legit. Even though the profile is thin, it’s simple. The plastic is flexible enough that you can turn it inside out. The center baffle comes apart, making this nice and easy.

Can a shape shift be filled with water?

The Shapeshift has a plastic handle that makes filling up this bladder quite nice and easy. While the handle is quite small, it offers enough room to get the tips of your fingers underneath it. The filling is not one-handed as the opening still closes on itself, and you need a second hand to hold it open under a spout.