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Old 04-17-2013, 12:59 PM
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I recall many years ago reading backpack ratings in a magazine. The ALICE was included in the write NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 06-03-2013, 04:09 AM
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Old 06-03-2013, 09:26 AM
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Backpack: Mountainsmith Maverick 65
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Old 08-14-2013, 01:31 PM
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So, to help an old man out that is wanting to return to backpacking after a 30+ year hiatus and not NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:50 PM
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dsuursoo dsuursoo is offline
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the new MOLLE version of the ALICE gear is going to be a lot more comfortable than the old one, and NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-14-2013, 04:17 PM
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I really was not too crazy about the ALICE for several reasons but they are pretty rugged. The ILBE NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:58 PM
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Well, I decided to invest in a Gen II ILBE. As they seem to have flooded the market of late, I did NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-03-2015, 04:37 PM
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My first pack was a Alice Pack. I was forced to use it because that is what the US Air Force issued. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 08-27-2015, 11:53 AM
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Eberlestock - good but not cheap or light

I have an Eberlestock Gunslinger II (2700 ci) and really like it, though it's not particularly light NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-15-2015, 09:36 PM
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I acquired a military Arcteryx pack for my exchange student son to use. He loved it, and other frien NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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