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Re: Re: Re: Hipbelt
I tried on an REI Flash 62 the other day and the frame seemed no stronger than the airframe. The hipbelt was amazing in comparison though. The hipbelt is where I would gladly add weight to my pack

In GEAR » Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
February 07, 8:42am

Re: Hipbelt
Travis, Completely agree. I can get by with the hipbelt on the FS if I am just hiking and sleeping and/or taking minimal comfort items. It is when I want to carry additional items like my DSLR t...

In GEAR » Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
February 07, 8:13am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
Yes. If I could add something like the ULA hipbelt, the pack would be even better for me. The air frame works very well. I do wish that something could also be done to contain the bulging of the ba...

In GEAR » Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
February 06, 1:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
Comfort is great. It is a lot more supportive than my old SMD pack that used stays and my sleeping pad. In my experience, the hipbelt becomes the problem around 26 pounds and not the frame.

In GEAR » Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
February 06, 12:57pm

Re: Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
I've been using the exodus FS with the inflatable framesheet. It definitely seems as stiff as the traditional variety at least vertically when put in a sleeve. Problems I've noticed are tha...

In GEAR » Air beam/Klymit frame support for backpacks
February 06, 12:16pm

Re: I have read....
Sean, I have a narrow foot and I've had good luck with the Salomon XA Pro 3D shoes

In GEAR » Shoes for a narrow footed guy
January 30, 12:22pm

Re: What haven't you replaced?
From the time I re-started backpacking 6 years ago, I've kept my Campmor hiking poles made by Leki. These things seem indestructible. Not overly expensive but they have held up well as hiking a...

In GEAR » What haven't you replaced?
January 11, 9:54pm

Re: Addressing ground-side breathability problems while sleeping
I have used a thermarest trekker lounge chair cover with a NeoAir large the last couple of trips and I noticed that I was definitely less sweaty than normal. I always wear merino to sleep in as wel...

In GEAR » Addressing ground-side breathability problems while sleeping
November 25, 8:13pm

Re: Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus FS Version
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=64576 Here is a thread and there are some others as well. I really like the pack

In GEAR » Mountain Laurel Designs Exodus FS Version
October 24, 2:07pm

Re: Great pack and greater service
Art, Was this for the Exodus FS? I own this pack as well but I haven't received anything in the mail in regards to a fix

In GEAR » MLD Exodus
September 22, 11:58am

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