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Just wanted to share some of my recent projects. From largest to smallest
Edited by bdbart on 07/22/2011 08:27:55 MDT.
Ben, Nice work on the backpacks I have not seen much silnylon pack in awhile, I really like the clamshell pack design. How tall is the pack? It look like it could be a lumbar pack? Terry
The first one is 24" tall. The material is 70D nylon..mostly, some of the pockets are 1.1 oz. silnylon. I chose this material for its lightweight and cheap price. Only the last one is a 'clamshell' design...like most school backpacks. The first one has a 'clamshell' pocket on the front and has carbon fiber arrow shafts as an internal frame.
How do you like the carbon fiber arrow shafts? I have been looking at bending some aluminum poles into a U for my next pack, or using some coroplast.I never thought about using those, but I bet they are very light and rigid.K
I do not have a 'cross bar' for the frame. This is a similar idea...you are gonna have to scroll through about half the pics....I am pointing out the internal frame idea[URL="http://edcforums.com/showthread.php/73381-Kelty-Map-3500-Review.-56k-suicide?highlight=kelty"]http://edcforums.com/showthread.php/73381-Kelty-Map-3500-Review.-56k-suicide?highlight=kelty[/URL]I have not used any of these packs on a hike, yet...but they seem pretty sturdy and I had extra arrow shafts... You can also get some at wally world for $3..YMMV
Edited by bdbart on 07/25/2011 08:05:26 MDT.
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