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Old 11-29-2009, 03:37 PM
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Re: Eberlestock J34 vs J107

Longbomber, thanks for the feedback, just what I was looking for. I think all the comments will lead me to get the J107.

Thanks,

Stu.
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Old 12-02-2009, 10:55 AM
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Re: Eberlestock J34 vs J107

Hi,
Thought Id post my 2 cents.
First I only bowhunt so it will be from a different prespective.
I have a J104, J107, and Blue Widow. Ive tried many packs as Im kinda a bivy elk hunt nut. And E packs do exactly what I need. Thought my Mystery ranch CC was gonna be "IT" but like the Bluw widow better.
The BW carries a heavy meat load closer to my spine than any pack the !)& is close but you can feel sag from the scabbard and opposing pocket area.
I guess the Blue widow can have a scarrard added so this might be a option to check out.
If you haul heavy meat loads out, Ive found it makes a difference.
Ive carried entire cow elk boned in one trip with both the BW and J series, both good but only use my BW anymore.
good luck
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Old 12-02-2009, 01:45 PM
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Re: Eberlestock J34 vs J107

Thanks for the feedback L-train. I had looked at the Blue Widow and thought it looked pretty good. I might have to bring it back into consideration. I don't have to have the scabbard, but some of our alpine hunting in NZ makes a scabbard a bonus.

Cheers,

Stu.
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Old 12-04-2009, 11:58 PM
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Re: Eberlestock J34 vs J107

Hey Kiwi3006, I am also in the hunt for a replacement daypack but spend most of my time in the central North Island mostly bush hunting. I have not found any solid reference on the Eberlestock packs re the quietness of the pack material when hunting - do you think the 107 is going to be suitable in this environment?
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:29 AM
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Re: Eberlestock J34 vs J107

Plade, Ill give ya my opinion on that.
I sold my mystery ranch crew cab because the goretex like material was loud. The Ebrele packs have a pratty soft chamois finish that makes them not as noisy.
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