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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Is the ALICE system frame really that bad? Can some old Devil Dogs (or soldiers) from the days of ALICE tell me their thoughts and some of the pros/cons on it? I figure if it was good enough for Chesty, it's good enough for me...(figuratively speaking).
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Here is a link, I also added it to the link section but these guys have everything, I mean everything. Acres upon acres of "stuff" you can also negotiate prices with them. http://www.surpluscity.com/ Prices are not the best but they do have hard to find items. FYI Its in Oroville CA
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was wondering how i could get info about these auctions seeing that i live close to two army bases here in KY. In particular i am looking for small military trailers. Any info or sites would be helpful.....thanks!!!
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    did i just get a used large mil issue ALICE pack w/ frame for $33? I think i did........sportsman guide?
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm sure this has been asked to death but I did a search and couldnt find what I'm looking for..... So, I'm trying to decide between buying a "military pack" (5.11) or a civvie pack. I have either the RUSH 72 from 5.11 in green TAC OD or one from either Gregory (Deva 85) or REI (neutral colors...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    This is a comparison of the Maxpedition Falcon-II and Pygmy Falcon-II backpacks. Maxpedition Pygmy Falcon-II Description: Capacity: 1400 cu. in. / 23 liters Main Compartment Dimensions: 18"(H) x 9.5"(W) x 5.5"(D) Front Pouch 12"(H) x 7.5"(W) x 2.75"(D) Slip Pocket 12"(H) x 7.5"(W)...
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've noticed all over this board folks seem in love with the military gear. From boots to alice pacs, to ponchos etc. Folks, the military surplus gear is crap. I just spent basically three months on the mountain and nobody in our camp has a single miltary item. These are other guides and...
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