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  1. RobbieJ

    RobbieJ Chimp

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    :dancing: I am working on a new product idea which is a little device that would let you know at all times how much fluid you have left in your hydration pack. It does other things but that is its main function.

    I would love to get some feedback from hydration pack users or anyone that has an opinion on this idea. What do you think?

    If there is a better place to post this question will someone let me know? I am new to this forum and would like to do it right!
    Thanks
    R.J.
     

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  2. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    I always fill mine before each ride so don't think about the amount left.
     
  3. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    it's a good idea as long as it's easy to see while you're riding. Generally, I can just tell by weight how much water is left in my pack.
     
  4. JRB

    JRB Guest

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    I never have any idea. I think a fuel guage for one is a great idea.
     
  5. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    It might do well in the southwest, where no water can equal death.
     
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    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Geez. What a drama queen.
     
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    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    I can't think of a better place to post this.

    I like the idea. I have a 3 liter camel pack, and I don't often fill it between rides. However, it would just as easy for me to either a.) fill it or b.) open my camel-pak and look inside. On the other hand I don't live in a hot desert eniornment were water is crucial to survival; and I can see it being very useful under those conditions.
     
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    pixelninja Turbo Monkey

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    I agree. I think its a good idea. I usually cram so much stuff into my camelbak that its hard to really tell how much liquid is left in the bladder without pulling it out.
     
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  10. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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  11. mack

    mack Turbo Monkey

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    I think its a good idea. I for one have no water paceing ability and frequently run out in the middle of no where. Its hard to tell by weight, because i carry spare tubes, shock pump, pump, tire irons and a multi tool. As well as my mp3 crap, wallet and spare t shirt.
     
  12. slcpunk21

    slcpunk21 BS is not a bitch.

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    It could be a good idea! Depending on the person and price... people buy lots of other stupid things, and this is much better than a stupid thing! Go for it, make it and be rich so you can ride more and come up with more cool ideas!
     
  13. RobbieJ

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    Thanks for all the great input! I'm listening.
    RJ