Lightwieight Atomiser bottle sugustions. Easy to source

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Lightwieight Atomiser bottle sugustions. Easy to source

Postby wildwanderer » Sat 12 May, 2018 6:32 pm

Im looking to repackage my picardian based repellent. As its a heavy 200ml bottle!

Looking for a atomiser (spray bottle) that can

- hold about 20ml
- lightweight
- cheap!
- and sourced easily from chemist warehouse/supermarket etc. Happy to empty a current product for its container!

help appreciated!
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Re: Lightwieight Atomiser bottle sugustions. Easy to source

Postby Mark F » Sat 12 May, 2018 7:04 pm

I can't place my hands on it at the moment but I have (at least seen) a spray bottle that holds cleaner liquid for spectacles that fits your requirements.
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Postby oldpiscator » Sat 12 May, 2018 7:21 pm

Lens Bright from Spec Savers 30ml. Maybe someone has an empty or near empty bottle as I think they are provided gratis with new glasses.
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Postby Lamont » Sat 12 May, 2018 7:22 pm

My daughter came across a "travel set" in a mesh bag at some $2 shop. They were not $2 but $3!
Three different topped bottles (PET) about 60-80 mls each from memory. Try there if you haven't already.
Sorry just realised you said 30ml. I find 60ml the sweet spot for what it's worth.
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Re: Lightwieight Atomiser bottle sugustions. Easy to source

Postby wildwanderer » Sun 13 May, 2018 8:04 pm

I found a good solution for overnight walks.

Priceline have Soap2go Antibacterial atomiser bottles. 2x 5ml bottles for $3.

Remove the antibacterial liquid, scrap off the label and I have a container for the OFF tropical strength 8 hour Picardian.

Its enough for aprox 40 sprays. total weight (including liquid) 13grams.

A significant weightloss compared to the 190 gram bottle the picardian came in!

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Still on the hunt for a container for 2 night+ walks. Have to see if I can source the spec saver product mentioned.
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Postby GPSGuided » Sun 13 May, 2018 9:27 pm

Not sure if they have something similar but I'd check out Daiso. They seemed to carry all kinds of nifty products and I wouldn't be surprised if they have exactly what you want.
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Re: Lightwieight Atomiser bottle sugustions. Easy to source

Postby Franco » Mon 14 May, 2018 9:57 am

Daiso do have small atomisers.
This one is 30ml
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same as this :

https://www.amazon.com/UZZO-Reusable-Co ... B00NCZ7Q0C
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Postby Gadgetgeek » Mon 14 May, 2018 7:27 pm

I recently picked up a 10 pack of 10ml bottles off ebay, the seller seems to only have 5ml bottles at the moment. Seemed to work for my witchhazel while traveling. I've also used the small square bottle from the nalgene travel set for a lot of things. Just splash a little on to your palm by using it to seal the top, and rub on as needed. Picardin is easier to re-bottle than DEET, but not sure if it is truely safe in all plastics.
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Re: Lightwieight Atomiser bottle sugustions. Easy to source

Postby Lamont » Mon 14 May, 2018 7:36 pm

Picaridin is safe in PET. Have been using it for several months.
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Postby Neo » Mon 14 May, 2018 8:41 pm

I mixed my own eucalyptus teatree and alcohol bug spray and put some in an eyeglasses spray bottle.

The mix wasn't effective but the bottle was! Is still in that bottle.

I'm liking the idea of that mini spray from Priceline, thanks.
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Postby Watertank » Thu 17 May, 2018 6:15 am

If you have a muji store nearby they have a range
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Postby rob1970 » Tue 22 May, 2018 2:08 pm

Check out The Reject Shop.

They have quite a good range of small travel bottles.. including spray bottles.

I bought some a week ago.
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