Water bottle belt holster/holder?

barry13

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Hi,

I'm looking for a reasonably priced (under $20USD, prefer less) holder/holster for a common water bottle, 1 liter or smaller.
I will be putting it on a 1-1.5" leather belt, so I don't want one with integrated belt or sling/strap, and I want it to fold or compress to a small size for travel.

Plan to use it in Europe and in USA, hopefully the bottles are close enough in size.

I saw several on Amazon but they are expensive, and many are Molle mount, which I'm not sure will work well on a belt.

I don't want to put a water bottle in/on my camera bag.

Preferred colors: black, navy, khaki/tan.

Anyone know any decent ones on eBay or elsewhere?

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Barry
 

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Thanks... Will a 1 liter bottle fit in that? I don't want to be stuck with only using their bottle as it's often difficult to find a tap to refill at.


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Thanks... Will a 1 liter bottle fit in that? I don't want to be stuck with only using their bottle as it's often difficult to find a tap to refill at.


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Try it in the store, it's neoprene and should stretch. .
And you can always refill any bottle from another bottle. :
 

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Hate to suggest sth. else than what you asked, but I would consider a real hydration pack. If you will be doing much walking, it might drive you crazy having that bottle swinging about. A liter is over two pounds, after all. A mid sized hydration pack will hold that or more and be stable, and depending on model, have a few straps to lash other things on. Or if you already have a backpack, just buy the bladder. For that matter, why not a good old leather bota style? The above referenced sleeve from rei does not include the bottle, btw

Other than that, I agree that the zoom sized lens pouch in neoprene could be a good sub, and some have the built in lash cords. Good luck
 

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Thanks guys... I'll go to an REI store and check out the holster and hydration packs.

FYI, I'm leaning against a pack as I have a back injury and would prefer all load on my hips / belt... my Think Tank Mirrorless Mover 10 goes on my belt too.

BTW, the REI sleeve doesn't come with the bottle; it's another $14 :eek:

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Lowepro and Think Tank make water bottle holders that mount to the belt.

Thanks; do you know if those will work on a regular belt? The pics on TT's site look like it may require some sort of hooks. I do have the TT MM10 bag and it works fine as it just has a regular loop.

I didn't get a chance to go to REI; the only one is far and I didn't have time last weekend... I did go to 2 other sporting good stores but they didn't have one for a belt.

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Barry
 

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