Horlicks bottle any good?

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Horlicks bottle any good?

Postby el flaco » 29 May 2017, 10:03am

Horlicks the bedtime drink (no I don't drink it) comes in a screw top plastic jar. The jar is super lightweight, watertight and fits in a standard bottle cage. The top is 2.5 inches wide and it is 7 inches tall.

It really is a fantastic bit of kit that looks good with the label removed and it's free! However I don't know what to use it for other than as a pee bottle.

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Horlicks bottle any good?

Postby Heltor Chasca » 29 May 2017, 10:08am

Tools? Food?

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Re: Horlicks bottle any good?

Postby pwa » 29 May 2017, 10:09am

You save your pee? Presumably for some horticultural use? Seriously, though, I'd just use it in the garage to store spare nuts, bolts or washers. Sounds ideal for that.

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Re: Horlicks bottle any good?

Postby Gattonero » 29 May 2017, 12:44pm

I'm one of those that when is cold, mid-night wee happens most often. Though could do with a wider opening (not bragging, it's just for convenience) the Oasis drink has sufficed until now, widely available even if I'm not a bog fan of fizzy/sugary/carbonated drinks.
The biggest problem is always to disguise it when going to the toilets to empty the call of nature, before disposing of the bottle :lol:
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Re: Horlicks bottle any good?

Postby Roadster » 29 May 2017, 2:01pm

el flaco wrote:and it's free!

Er, not quite... Horlicks will have factored the cost of the jar into the selling price...

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Re: Horlicks bottle any good?

Postby Sweep » 30 May 2017, 10:44am

Ovaltine screw top jars are handy for food.

Little need really to buy specialist over designed food containers - there are lots of good ones available for free (despite above somewhat nit picking comment) - sometimes wondered whether a thread should be started for recommendations.