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Bear Vault BV450 Bear Resistant Food Canister
MSRP:  $66.95
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Rating Stars   Customer Rating: 3.9 out of 5 (10 Reviews)

The Bear Vault BV450 Bear Resistant Food Canister is a super rugged transparent polycarbonate storage container that resists impacts without shattering. The lid has an innovative patented design that you can open and close without tools. The mouth is extra wide so it provides full access for loading and unloading and the transparent design allows easy identification of contents. The recessed guides in the side of the bottle keep tie down straps in place for easy attachment to your pack. Black Bear approved by SIBBG, Grizzy Bear approved by IGBC.

Black Bear approved by SIBBG, Grizzy Bear approved by IGBC
4 Days capacity
Built in tie down strap guides
Lid opens and closes without tools
Transparent polycarbonate housing resists impacts without shattering
Item#: 4367
Weight: 2 lbs. 1 oz. / 0.94 kg
Capacity: 440 in3 / 7.2 L
Dimensions: 8.7 in. dia. x 8.3 in. / 22.1 cm dia. x 21.1 cm
Material: Polycarbonate
Part Number UPC
BV450 0893554000080
Reviewer: bob near berkeley Rating: 4 Date: 02/08/2014
Review: There's a utube vid of a child showing how to open this using a flexible credit card against the lid/lock. EASY ! http://www.youtube.com/watch ?v=QyEbLfL_lSU I'm hopeful BEARS aren't watching this vid or carrying credit cards ;)

Reviewer: K Tweed Rating: 4 Date: 07/31/2013
Review: This product worked as advertised. It is easy to open and holds a lot. I didn't test it in the wilderness to see how it held up against animals, but it worked well to keep food outside of a tent.

Reviewer: Dan Rating: 5 Date: 05/06/2013
Review: Currently, this bear can is allowed for hiking in Yosemite NP, where a bear can is mandatory to get the permission. This bear can has a very good weight to space ratio and is affordable. It's easy to open with the right technique. It's low weight is only beaten by carbon fiber reinforced bear cans that cost $200 and more. Great product.

Reviewer: Paul Rating: 4 Date: 04/17/2013
Review: A sturdy container, and easily holds several days of food plus other odorous items. Fits nicely in my 3800cu pack. I like that I can see through it. Definitely hard to open, but I don't view this a negative; I simply use the back of my knife to press on the latch. I had a chance to try one that had been used for awhile and it was much easier to open. I think the locking mechanism may loosen up over time. Makes an OK seat. ACK had the best price I found. Overall, I'm pretty happy with the BV450, although I wish I didn't need a canister at all.

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