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Old November 8th, 2012, 05:40   #1
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Noob MOLLE gear question

Hey there,

I'm new to this truly awesome sport and am in the process of buying a gun (Seller is out of town). So now that I have chosen a gun I am starting to look at my kit, I will be buying a MOLLE tac vest, and in my research I have seen some people attach hydration packs (or camel backs) to the back of their MOLLE vests. Ive tried to research how this is accomplished and have gotten nowhere, when I purchase my MOLLE vest I would love to be able to mount up hydration, and my wife would rest assured that I am getting enough liquid during games(Shes a concerned nurse lol). Any of you fine vets able to help me in explaining how hydration is mounted to the back of a MOLLE style vest and if there is anything special that is needed, and if it is possible to do it with any style MOLLE vest.

Thanks in advance for your help!

P.S. I hope i used the terms properly lol
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Old November 8th, 2012, 06:11   #2
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The whole point of MOLLE is so that you can attach things. So if your vest has MOLLE webbing on the back, then yes you can attach whatever you want.
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Old November 8th, 2012, 06:23   #3
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There are hydration packs that specifically made to attach to MOLLE webbing.
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Old November 8th, 2012, 06:56   #4
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Hydration systems are excellent, and have many recreational uses beyond Airsoft.
I'm glad that you're looking into purchasing one early on. It will save your butt and/or make your game much more comfortable.

As a first purchase, I recommend the Condor Water Hydration Carrier.
This system offers a no-frills big dirty pouch for up to a 3L Bladder or the included 2.5L Bladder and a few snacks. It has MOLLE straps all over it which allow you to add extra pouches or flair. You can either use it with the included shoulder straps on it's own or with a Recon-style rig (if you adjust them correctly it is very comfortable), or you can attach it directly to a MOLLE plate carrier.
It's available in standard neutral colours or ATACS/ MULTICAM.
Personal experience: 8/10 would buy again.

Then there's the Hydration Carrier II .
It's the same basic idea but with added pockets built in for stuff. A nice option for day-long games without having to haul a 3-day pack or assault pack. Use alone while going for a day-hike or a 40k bike ride, or for your airsoft game. Carry extra STANAG mags for your friends.
Doesn't sit too high while attached to a plate carrier in prone position.
Buy this if you like to carry extra hamburgers not on your tac vest.

These two can be had pretty cheaply within Canada, and afford the best flexibility and build quality within price ranges for airsoft stuff. Any less and you get a shitty bladder or no bladder at all. Any more and you're paying for 1337 operator gear that you probably (definitely) don't need. You can always buy one of these carriers and buy a superior bladder if you so desire, but a fancier carrier will not offer any more utility unless you have a specific need to fill.
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Old November 8th, 2012, 07:36   #5
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I have one of these, fits water bladder, plus any extra stuff (sunscreen, packable rain gear, extra bbs, backup kit, whatever else you could possibly need) plus if you dont fill it, the straps can make it as thin as possible!
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Old November 8th, 2012, 12:07   #6
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I run a non-molle camelback that has D-rings on the bag. I attach it to a vest or plate carrier with grimlocs.

They're rated for more than my weight breaking strength so it won't fall off and I can unclip and swap it between rigs or use as a stand alone without having to unlace molle.
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Old November 8th, 2012, 13:19   #7
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The condor is actually a under valued piece of kit. Though not as amazing as other name brands. All the condor hydration models I have have been trouble free! and fit onto MOLLE webbing or can be worn by itself.
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Old November 8th, 2012, 13:35   #8
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Thank you everyone, I like the first condor that was linked, going to have to find me one of those, thanks for ther help!!
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Old November 8th, 2012, 17:14   #9
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Old November 8th, 2012, 17:19   #10
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Very off topic, but it looks like you applied a "profile" picture, rather than an avatar. =)
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Old November 8th, 2012, 18:53   #11
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lol, yeah sorry it is pretty off topic, but no sense in making another lol, thanks for clearing that up!

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Old November 8th, 2012, 21:56   #12
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There are hydration packs that specifically made to attach to MOLLE webbing.
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I run a non-molle camelback that has D-rings on the bag. I attach it to a vest or plate carrier with grimlocs.

They're rated for more than my weight breaking strength so it won't fall off and I can unclip and swap it between rigs or use as a stand alone without having to unlace molle.


Camelbak's Armorbak and Thermobak AB also have clips directly attach to the vest. Good thing about Armorbak and Thermobak is that it's shorter and fatter, So it won't affect your battle belt or get in your way (since almost always MOLLE panal in the back is left unuse, fatter is better)
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Mine's a Thermobak 3L.
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