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Loved it for the first few hours, until the plastic ring snapped from just lifting the bottle like normal. Already broken within the first few hours of using it :(
UPDATE 02/10/20: Iron Flask reached out to me and sent me a replacement in midnight black as well as an olive green color. This company really cares about customer satisfaction. Changing my review and will definitely deal with this company in the future. Thank you.
I bought the paracord for my 3 year old to carry her Iron Flask around without dropping it everywhere. Well built and it coordinated well with her bubble gum Iron Flask.
Unfortunately I had to return it. There is a small cutting blade located by the compass where the paracord latches. (Reference picture is paracord on my Iron Flask) When latched it's not a problem. However knowing toddlers and their uncanny ability to open things, I found that to be unsuitable for a toddler if they manage to unlatch and expose the blade. Under just about any other circumstance this would be a good design and a non-issue. Iron Flask team, please note this design feature as I wouldn't want a little one to hurt themselves.
Definitely better than carrying my 40oz bottle by the plastic part on the lid. No complaints. All the survival stuff works as advertised. Would be a great idea for anyone using this on hikes or traveling, I personally don't need if in the gym but hey, it doesn't hurt to have and doesn't add any bulk so I'm not mad at it.
P.S. Mine came with instructions that said to put the plastic ring in hot water for 20-30 seconds and without that tip, Thor himself couldn't put this on. I tried it and felt like I Just went to war with a stamp and lost. Save yourself the pain and put it in hot water so it stretches then put it on.
I love Iron Flask; their products and customer service are top-notch. I'd already been enjoying my 22oz Iron Flask when I discovered this neat add-on. I couldn't be happier with it - so useful and stylish, also very well made.
When I first put these on my kids' water bottles I was super irritated because the water bottles kept leaking everywhere. Then I realized that I'm an idiot and didn't put it on right. 😂 Make sure you attach it UNDER the very bottom lip of the top. Kind of hard to do, but I put the side opposite the clip on first, then pulled the clip downward and it snapped right in place. Duh! This is one of my must haves for the summer. I can clip these on to any backpack and my kids put them on the handlebars of their bikes and scooters while they ride. Super pumped I found these!
I ordered the black paracord for my pink iron flask and got maybe 2 months of use out of it before the plastic part that wraps around the bottle snapped in half when I picked up my bottle one day. I'm a nurse so I use my water bottle constantly and was a little sad that the cord broke. If you're one of those people who carry a million things in/out at a time to avoid taking multiple trips, you understand how convenient this thing was to wear around my wrist while carrying a ton of other things haha. Luckily customer service was AMAZING. I emailed them with a picture of my broken paracord and order number and they got back to me later on that night asking me to pick out a new cord and they'd ship it out to me for free! Unfortunately, they didn't have any black cords left so I had to choose a different color but that's okay, I love my new one! 5/5 stars for amazing customer service, the new cord, and just for being an overall amazing company. I will continue to buy from this brand for this exact reason!
Just purchased the paracord handle for my war-scarred 64oz. Definitely makes it easier to carry with as much ice water I drink. I’m not one to leave reviews because I feel some people are too bias with their opinions towards a company and whatever they’re selling. But I do stand behind Iron Flask and their products. Remind me what’s a yeti again?
I have previously owned a hydro flask which I absolutely loved. When I had to leave work for distance learning as a teacher, I forgot to grab my water bottle. I wanted to order a new one but the price tag of the hydro flask was not sitting well with me. I looked up comparative products and stumbled upon the Iron Flask. I got it very quickly in the mail and immediately put it to the test. It keeps my water ice cold for 24 hours or longer. The straw lid is my favorite part. I loved that it came with this without having to pay a lot more like I would with other products. The product looks great, and it feels great to carry around. I highly recommend the Iron Flask to anyone that is looking for a new water bottle at an affordable price.
I was having a bit of trouble getting the plastic ring over the metal rim. First off be sure the string isn't twisted and is going on the way you want it. The string goes on first, under the plastic ring. Take your bottle, empty it and put it in the freezer for 5-10 minutes. The cold will cause the metal to slightly contract. While this is going on you need to heat the plastic ring either with a heat gun or with very hot water. This will cause the plastic to get soft and stretchy. I ran mine under hot water for a couple of minutes. After it's hot enough, work the ring around by starting on one side and pushing it down and meeting in the middle on the other side. I did it so the last part to go under was a part of the strap through the eye of the plastic, and I was able to pull it down. Hope this helps someone!
Aside from all of that, I had no idea this handle even had the fire starter, whistle and compass but they are really neat additions. I can definitely say that holding the bottle by this versus the black plastic part of the screw on lid is much more comfortable.
Bottom line is that it seems like it's all good quality and it looks awesome! Can't wait to see how it holds up in the long run.