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The NRS Spare Drink Holder can be used as a replacement for the drink holder on the Saddle Bag Cooler, the ClampIT™ Drink Holder and can be attached to the front flap of the Taj M'Haul Deck bag for a convenient place to hold your favorite beverage.
  • The plastic clip on the back includes the male and female portion of the clip. (the female portion is not usually used)
  • The male portion of the clip attaches directly to the Saddle Bag Cooler, ClampIT Drink Holder and the Taj M'Haul deck bag.
  • The lid with it's pull tab with a hook-and-loop closure keeps your drink secure in rough water and keeps spray out of your drink.
  • Rugged nylon is durable while neoprene insulation on the inside helps keep your beverage cold.
  • This cup and can holder will keep your hands free to paddle or row.
  • A mesh bottom lets water drain.

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Material: Heavy-duty insulated nylon
Features:
  • Lid with hook-and-loop closure
  • Mesh bottom
  • Male clip on back
Notes:
  • Attaches directly to the Saddle Bag Cooler, ClampIT™ Drink Holder and Taj M'Haul Deck Bag

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NRS Spare Drink Holder
 
4.0

(based on 8 reviews)

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to attach (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Casual/ recreational (3)
  • Day trip (3)
  • Touring (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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5.0

Great

By Joemomma

from Marquam pregon

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Attach

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Day Trips
    • Recreational Paddlers
    • Touring

    Comments about NRS Spare Drink Holder:

    Works and attaches very easily

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    Look at the details

    By Flyman

    from Livingston Montana

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Attach

      Best Uses

      • Touring

      Comments about NRS Spare Drink Holder:

      I saw the special on these cy pollsters and I thought I'd grab a few more for my 14' and 12' NRS rafts to complement the few I have. I thought it was a good deal, but actually the hardware to make the cup holder even basically functional was not included. They should have asked at checkout if you wanted the hardware.

      Service and delivery comments:

      I Love this company so this may be my issue and lack of attention to detail. If it is there mistake, they need to fix it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      good stuff

      By 90Duck

      from Bend, Oregon

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • insulates
      • keep beverage/river apart

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Day Trips
        • Recreational Paddlers
        • Touring

        Comments about NRS Spare Drink Holder:

        I bought the spare drink holder after losing my original when it blew out of the raft on the way to the river. The replacement slipped right into the aluminum bracket already attached to my raft frame, and is an upgrade in that the top is now a reflective silver rather than black like my older one. This one has been zip-tied to the bracket so it doesn't blow out again; the beverage can slips in and out easily enough to get a drink without taking the holder out of the bracket. The lid does a great job of keeping river water out of the contents of the can while going through rapids and keeps the beverage cold to boot.

        Service and delivery comments:

        prompt delivery.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Useful-at-hand drink holder for Racing

        By Tahiti Paddler

        from Independence, MO

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Attach
        • Improves Versatility
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Ultra-marathon Racing

          Comments about NRS Spare Drink Holder:

          The spare drink holder is great for exactly what this product is for. It serve as a drink cup holder for my protein drink Spiz. Easy to refill at check points for the next leg of the MR340.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          A bit snug

          By mlm

          from Athens, GA

          Pros

          • Easy To Attach

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about NRS Spare Drink Holder:

              This is much better than the previous bottle/cup holder we had tried (that one tipped upside down at the drop of a hat). This one will stay upright and attaches easily to the deck bag, but it is a very close fit for our water bottle, which we have to wrestle free of the holder in order to get a drink.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              • NRS Spare Drink Holder

                Q:

                Are there any loops to strap this to a thwart with?
                Asked on 6/27/2015 by Joel from California

                5 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Nope, I just used a cam strap.

                  Answered on 6/29/2015 by Anonymous
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Joel, check out Item # 81152.01. This is the drink holder, plus a clip for mounting to a frame.

                  Answered on 6/28/2015 by Clyde from NRS
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  There is a slot on the plastic piece which connects to the u-bolt which you
                  could run a horizontal strap through. However, this would only work if you
                  had a vertical strap around the thwart...works best with the u-bolt
                  attachment. Other companiesuch as AAA make coozies that stick to thwarts.

                  Answered on 6/28/2015 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  No there are no loops to strap the drink holder to the thwart. There is a connecting clip to the dry bag.

                  Answered on 6/28/2015 by Tahitipaddler from KCMO
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  No. only a plastic connector to connect to the bag.

                  Answered on 6/27/2015 by Anonymous
              • NRS Spare Drink Holder

                Q:

                How does the "older" attach to the frame?
                Asked on 5/7/2014 by Mark

                6 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  You need the NRS frame mount attachment, which is not included unless you buy the package.

                  Answered on 5/7/2014 by Anonymous
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Mark, check out Item # 81152.01. It includes both the drink coozie and a clip that attaches it to frame with a U-bolt.

                  Answered on 5/7/2014 by Clyde from NRS
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  I just used zip ties

                  Answered on 5/7/2014 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  i have a Taj MaHaul from NRS that it easily attaches to with a fitting on the back

                  Answered on 5/7/2014 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  There is a clip you buy that attaches to the frame with a u-bolt. The
                  cup holder clips into that.

                  Answered on 5/10/2014 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  I did not use the provided attachment, as I used zip ties to attach it to my rod older. The attachment that came with it is in two pieces, one you would screw to the boat, and then the holder clips on to it. I love the holder because the top protects river water from splashing into my drink (and keeps it out of the sun). If I recall, it was a little pricey, but could not find anything better.
                  Kevin Norris

                  Answered on 5/8/2014 by Anonymous
              • NRS Spare Drink Holder

                Q:

                Could I glue the female portion to my inflatable kayak and be able to attach this to it?
                Asked on 5/29/2013 by Adventuregrrl from Seattle, WA

                5 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Absolutely you could glue it.

                  Answered on 5/30/2013 by Anonymous
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  You could give it a try but I doubt it would be successful. The female portion is a hard plastic of some sort and will probably be hard to glue. Also, the thing is ~ 2" long and you'd be gluing it to a rounded surface. The only glue that might do it is G/flex Epoxy, Item # 2272.

                  Answered on 5/29/2013 by Clyde from NRS
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Hey Adventuregrrl
                  I think you have a good idea. I would try to keep the female part as flat as possible when you glue it on and sand or scratch up the back of it to accept the glue better. g-flex glue might work.
                  Cheers
                  Jake

                  Answered on 5/29/2013 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  I think it would work if you glued to a flat surface with a high quality adhesive like 3M acrylic two- way tape. I have used this tape and it will not lose its bond.

                  Answered on 5/29/2013 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Yes. I believe that would work, obviously a strong waterproof adhesive
                  would be needed, to support the weight of whatever you're drinking, but
                  once glued on securely that should work.

                  Answered on 5/29/2013 by Anonymous
              • NRS Spare Drink Holder

                Q:

                Will a standard can with a foam coozey fit inside the drink holder or does the coozey need to taken off?
                Will a "tall can" fit in the holder?
                Asked on 1/1/2013 by river rat from spokane, wa

                4 answers

                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Coozie needs to be taken off first. You really don't need a coozie if you use this. And a tall can can fit but the top can go over it.
                  Sent from my iPad

                  Answered on 1/1/2013 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Unlike other can holders, a standard coozy won't fit (meaning the 1/2" variety). However, the can holder already has foam in it, which both floats and keeps bevies cold. Depending on the can, I have fit the smaller (say 1/4") variety coozies with a narrow can (like coors).
                  Generally tall boys don't quit fit in my experience. I mean they'll fit in the holder, but stick up high enough you can't quite cover them.
                  Best beverage holders I've found for a frame rig. Everyone I know uses them in Wyoming and northern Colorado.
                  Happy boating,
                  - Dan

                  Answered on 1/1/2013 by Anonymous
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Nope. Standard 12 oz fits in there. The holder is insulated however but probably not any better than a standard cozee

                  Answered on 1/1/2013 by Lou from Vancouver, WA
                • VERIFIED BUYER

                  A:

                  Whether a 12oz. can will fit with a coozey depends. If you have one of the thinner foam one's, no problem. If you have one of the older style coozeys that are like, 1/2" thick and made of dense foam, it might technically fit, but it will be tight and I doubt you would want to wrestle with the holder to get your can out when you are floating a river. The holder I got from NRS is insulated and does'nt require a coozey to keep cans cool, but then again, I guzzle as hard as I paddle so it doesnt have time to get warm! (just kidding)
                  A tallboy will fit with the lid partialy open.
                   
                  Jake

                  Answered on 1/2/2013 by Holmes from Little Traverse Bay, Michigan
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