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  1. 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...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Looking for a long-range, high capacity pack. I've pretty much narrowed it down to: Kifaru EMR. Can buy off a friend, used in excellent shape in OD for $300 even. https://kifaru.net/MGemr.htm 7500 cubic inches. Bigger of the two, and Molle compatible (can piggyback a day pack easier)...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Planning a trip to the Appalachian Trail this summer and in mind right now i am thinking about purchasing a Snugpak Rocket Pack for my pack... Does anyone have any experience with this pack, I like the idea of being able to detach the side rockets and use it as a smaller pack. Overall It just...
  4. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I'm interested into getting a US Army Field Pack, Large With Internal Frame [FPLIF] or Combat Field Pack M-1990 [CFP-90], is it any good? At the moment I have a Medium ALICE pack but I don't particularly like the external frame and I find it's internal capacity a bit on the small side. I also...
  5. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    I have seen the discussions about ALICE packs. Is there any downside from buying a regular backpack vs. a military style pack? Thinking about a used Kelty 5000 cc external frame pack.
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    After paging through some online sites I have recently discovered Kelty makes military backpacks! Does anyone have any experience with these? http://www.kelty.com/kelty/products.php?type=2&cat=all
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