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Kat ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Pack mods to accommodate larger Bear Canister on 09/23/2011 17:25:36 MDT Print View

Has anyone modified their pack to accommodate a larger Bear Canister? I have several packs around 40/ 45 liters and they won't fit the larger containers. I am thinking about an external, top mod, possibly detachable. Either on an Osprey Hornet or an Ohm.

I have come to hide here from a fire next door...: )

Ken T.
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: All up in there
She's over here! on 09/23/2011 19:56:03 MDT Print View

Is your plan to carry the canister empty correct? Just a couple of straps. Does the lid on the hornet not allow you to carry the canister between the main pack and the lid? Longer straps there perhaps.

Kat ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Shhh! on 09/23/2011 20:18:12 MDT Print View

: )
Not empty, full. I am talking about the larger one of the Bareboxers, and it will not fit under the top lid of the Hornet. I don't think it fits into the Ohm either. I don't want to buy/carry a larger pack on longer trips. I can sew additional cubic inches externally for the lighter items. How else to fit that sized can in one of those 2 packs ?

Bob Gross
(--B.G.--) - F

Locale: Silicon Valley
what am I missing here? on 09/23/2011 20:32:42 MDT Print View

What am I missing here?

My largest bear canister (BearVault 500) will easily fit into my smallest backpack (Gossamer Gear Murmur). Not only does the BV500 fit, dropped straight down into it, but I can rotate it at the bottom so that it is horizontal.