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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hi everyone, I'm new here, and I just have a quick question that I can't find the answer to: I purchased a military surplus MOLLE II US Army Assault Pack backpack with some extra freebies, and one of them was the US Army MOLLE II Hydration System Carrier (the pack that the bladder goes in)...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    The medium ALICE pack can be used without a frame, but I would like to hear from people who have used it with and without the frame and which one they feel best about. I have a medium ALICE pack on a frame, and that is the only way I have ever used it. The frame seems to draw the top of the...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    While packing for day hike I usually start off with something like the military surplus patrol pack, pack my gear, then decide if a smaller or larger pack will do. One of the drawbacks to this, the patrol pack has two canteens mounted on it. So whether I need two canteens full of water, they...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Awhile back I bought a military surplus patrol pack. Shortly after buying the patrol pack I posted a first impressions video. Now I am posting a follow up review video. when I made the patrol pack follow up review video I did not realize I have had the pack for over a year. So over the...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am looking form something that a compass can fit in, and can also attach to molle webbing. Ebay is full of surplus grenade pouches, but what will fit in them? With the snap closure are smaller items likely to fall out? I just want a small pouch that a bandage, multi-tool, GPS, or maybe a...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Got this off Ebay the other day, so I put together a video for All Outdoor about it Overall, I was not that impressed with it. Couple of things that I have issues with: Straps are not replaceable. Lack of webbing on top and bottom. No webbing on the straps. No small outer pouch for...
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I have been watching those USMC Gen 2 ILBE assault packs on Ebay. Found one in ok condition and got it for $5.50 + shipping. Upon arrival, I missed the part that said the bottom section of the strap had tore loose from the pack. The shoulder strap is connected to a compression strap, so the...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Title says it all, what is the best military surplus sleeping bag? How do we define best? By a cost:comfort ratio. Since the 1990s, I have wanted a British Pattern 58 sleeping bag. There are some on Ebay in England at a reasonable price. But, before I buy one, I wanted to ask if there was...
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Not the inflatable, but the military surplus foam sleeping pads, how good are they? I have several self-inflating sleeping pads, but to reduce weight and to make setting up camp faster, or faster taking down camp, I was looking at some of the foam sleeping pads on Ebay. alleghenyoutlet has...
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