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Locale: Greater Gila
New MLD Super Prophet! on 12/30/2007 20:10:50 MST Print View

Lookie at what our friends at MLD just unveiled. This is a good looking pack, and is causing me to compare to the Zip. The volume for each pack is nearly identical, which is surprising by looking at the pics. The main difference that I can see is tougher silnylon on the Zip. It should be nice to get some discussion going about this beauty.

Edited by vaporjourney on 12/30/2007 21:41:02 MST.

Aaron Sorensen
(awsorensen) - MLife

Locale: South of Forester Pass
Re: New MLD SuperProphet and more! on 12/30/2007 20:27:36 MST Print View

They have a bunch of new stuff added to website.

Edited by awsorensen on 12/30/2007 20:28:12 MST.

Ryan Faulkner
(ryanf) - F

Locale: Mid atlantic, No. Cal
Re: Re: New MLD SuperProphet and more! on 12/30/2007 20:40:01 MST Print View

super prophet was used on Everest it looks like


Brian UL

Locale: New England
Re: Re: New MLD SuperProphet and more! on 12/30/2007 20:42:38 MST Print View

Lots of cool new stuff! The S-prophet has side compression straps.
Im afraid to see if there will be a 2008 version of the zip, I cant afford it.

Ron Bell
(mountainlaureldesigns) - F - M

Locale: USA
MLD info on 12/30/2007 20:58:45 MST Print View

Hey All.

I am updating some pack specs this week and it will take a couple of days. So wait to compare tooooo closely...

Pack strap widths will change a bit. Generally, the larger and tougher the pack the wider the straps.

There will be a SuperZip, but exact specs TBA. Mainly even tougher body fabric and a few feature upgrades.

Any feedback on the new products welcome.

Adam Rothermich
(aroth87) - F

Locale: Missouri Ozarks
Re: MLD info on 12/31/2007 06:49:43 MST Print View

I'm really excited about the Super Prophet. When Ron went and reworked everything I was disappointed that a)I missed the opportunity to get the silnylon Prophet (as was reviewed by BPL) and b)the new Prophet was only available in spinnaker. Now its back, though a little pricier but with more features. If I can't get funds in line I may have to construct a knock-off, it just seems too perfect to not have.


Jonathan Ryan
(Jkrew81) - F - M

Locale: White Mtns
Re: MLD info on 01/25/2008 06:52:15 MST Print View

Hey Ron,
any news when the Super Zip will be coming out. I am in the market for a new pack and I am very interested.


Locale: Greater Gila
MLD SuperZip released on 01/26/2008 15:41:03 MST Print View

Check the MLD sign and you shall find the Super Zip you seek. Pricey though!

Brian UL

Locale: New England
Re: MLD SuperZip released on 01/26/2008 16:53:25 MST Print View

Lucky for me it isnt different enough from the Original that I feel I have to dish out the cash for a new pack.
It is an improvment in terms of durability and a canister will be easier to pack, but Im satisfied with my Zip for now.
By the way the bottle pocket is really nice -if you get one of Rons packs I highly recomend it.

Brian UL

Locale: New England
MLD Kids Prophet ! on 01/27/2008 15:20:48 MST Print View

This looks sweet. Why not make one for adults?
Site description: "Tough materials for no-worry kids use and along long life"
I think his talking about me? :0