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Platypus Cleaning Kit

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    Cleanliness is next to godliness, which lives next door to hydration.

    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 old lady smell is gone.
    • Item #CAS0452

    Tech Specs

    Material
    plastic, metal
    Recommended Use
    cleaning your hydration bladder
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    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

    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.

      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.

      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.

        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.

          (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

          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...

          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...

          How is the drinking tube quick release...

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