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outlaw3179
08-26-06, 12:48 PM
Went to Cax a while back and there were some Marines who had a certain type of desert water bag. It almost looked like a sandbag , but the Marine would put water in it tie it up , and strap it on to a humvee. They would drive around all day and when later on during the day or at night they would have nice cool water. I dont remember what this was called but does anyone have any ideas or where I could buy one. Awesome piece of gear.

Wyoming
08-26-06, 01:44 PM
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I'm showing my age here, but when growing up in the Texas Hill Country, we would travel to South Texas. Wasn't that far, but it took a bit of driving time back then.

Anyway, my Dad had a canvas type bag, that when filled with water, he would tie on to the bumper and off we'd go.

The water was ALWAYS cool when we wanted a drink.

Methinks it is of the same principle and prolly cost about a 100 times less.

outlaw3179
08-26-06, 02:01 PM
LoL...yep thats probably the same ...It was just a simple piece of gear that really worked.

Phantom Blooper
08-26-06, 03:24 PM
I used it in stumps and took it to Beirut...bought it a Saigon Sam's surplus here in NC.Advertised as a desert bag. It worked. Cool water the process of evaporation. S/F Chuck Hall :evilgrin: