I have one, old, red nalgene bottle and one aluminum MSR. Both are fine, though the nalgene has a built in funnel/spout.
MatthewA is right. I have seen those Coleman Fuel bottles. I haven't used one but they look good and are reminiscent of the nalgene. For those that haven't seen them, in addition to the one gallon, tin can, Coleman is now selling fuel in red plastic bottles.
What size are they Matthew, quart? Or are they a bit smaller?
Two 25+ year old Sigg bottles with the extra pour spouts attached by a cord. Some of the orginal gear I bought when I was in high school for my first backpack trip. Beat to hell, one lid a little melted from a Svea incident but other than that perfect!!
"With an ax, you can build a life. With a stove, you can boil water. That is if nothing breaks and you don't run out of fuel." -Samuel Hearne
i use the Sigg for many years but they seemed to get dented up so i switched to MSR.around the MSR i taped a layer of old blue foam sleeping pad to protect them..the "user" has a pour spout tied on the cap and i switch caps when that runs out..i also carry a small
"pony" bottle tucked away, "just in case"..
as long as we are on the subject heres how i remove the dents from Sigg bottles..
first make a fixture from a bike inner tube valve and a fuel bottle cap
when i cut the the valve out i left enought of the tube around it to make a circle that just fit inside the cap..cut away the loop from the top of the cap and drill a hole just big enought to fit the valve thru from the inside.i put glue--in this case JB weld because i had some around--on both sides of the rubber.its a good idea to cover the hole in the valve with tape to keep it clear..i also glued around the valve where it came thru the top of the cap..you should now have an air tight cap with a bike valve in it that you can screw onto a dented Sigg bottle..i don't about other brands as i only did this with my old aluminum Siggs which seem sort of "soft"..
now using a hand pump pressurize the bottle..use only a hand pump..
once more in caps for those who missed it--USE ONLY A HAND PUMP--
once you reach 65 PSI the dents will be working themselfs out with crinking and popping sounds..much more pressure than that and air will leak thru the threads on the cap..don't fill with water.i tryed that and it will not work..i checked with a Forest Service site that delt with fire fighters and their gear.they tested the bottles to over 125 PSI before they failed..with a hand pump and working slowly you will see the dents "crink" out..it will not make a like new bottle but will make old ones useable..
once more--USE ONLY A HAND PUMP OR YOU WILL GET GREAT SHARDS OF METAL UP YOUR NOSE AND WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO GO TO THE BW AGAIN!!!!
i expect the bottle would not really explode but would rip open.
however..be careful,it works..
You have already got a lot of good answers. If you use a stove with the pump in the bottle Sigg, Optimus, Primus, MSR, and a lot others use the same threads, This may be somthing impertant to check before you buy,
Sodabottles are not made for fuel, but I know many people do so.
Sodabottles may bea risk of static electricity, and a risk of fuel dissolving flask, or cap/seal.
I belive the risk is small, but it's no reason for taking a risk at all.