Originally Posted by backcountryguide
looking hard at this system for an upcoming muley hunt. I own a wide array of packs but nothing real suitable for packing my long range rifle. Can some of you that have used this model hit on your likes and dislikes of the system. I would also like to know if it has frame stays or just the sheet. My rifle weighs around 13lbs but I need room for my tripod and 15x Swaros also.
I sure like mine. It fits my savage 308 Lightweight Hunter just fine. It will accept the 338 Laqua Savage as well but the butt end sticks up pretty far, far enough to be a burden in low pines.
It has plenty of expandable room inside and it will take 1 or 2 hydration bottles and has sewn in exit ports on each side for the hose. It has a nice shootingh glass pouch up top as well and I carry my camera in the outside side compartment.
I believe it has aluminum stays and it's real compressable so it really shrinks upo with a light load but opens up nicely too.
The only drawback is it's made across the pond.
Len sells them on this site BTW.....
I'd get the reverseable rain cover, hunter orange on one side, camo on the other and the butt cover thought I believe it comes with the cover no charge.
Far as Len is concerned......
Originally Posted by Len Backus
I have used mine for 4 hunting season with a long range rifle.
We know that Andy carries the pack and you carry the camera......