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Unread 12-03-2013, 08:23 PM
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Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Northern Maine
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Favorite daypack?

Hey guys, what are some of your favorite day packs? I am currently using a Jim Shockey 2.2 hunting pack, and love it. I've used it so far for some summer hikes and scouting trips, 2 successful moose hunts, and one not so successful deer hunt.

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Unread 12-03-2013, 09:24 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: East Texas
Posts: 92
Re: Favorite daypack?

Eberlestock X2.
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Unread 12-05-2013, 07:39 PM
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Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Southern Oregon
Posts: 203
Re: Favorite daypack?

Kifaru Spike Camp. Tough, comfortable and will haul meat if you need it. The eberlestock X2 design is top notch but all 3 of the ones I had (1 old style, 2 new) had the frame rub through the padding if I was hauling a 35-40lb load.

(rub through as I could feel the frame on my back as the padding was not sufficient) When I talked to eberlestock customer service about this I was told that I was hauling to heavy of loads and abusing the pack.... Perfect. Sold the X2s and have not and will not buy eberlestock again.
"Beware of the man with only one rifle"
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Unread 12-05-2013, 08:41 PM
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Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Mt., Id. , SD
Posts: 1,062
Re: Favorite daypack?

Mystery ranch (longbow) with kifaru rifle gunbearer. Great daypack and will handle more meat than I can carry.
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Unread 12-05-2013, 09:19 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 215
Re: Favorite daypack?

Badlands 2200. Tough enough to haul anything I need it to and do it comfortably.
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Unread 12-07-2013, 10:49 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Lawton, OK
Posts: 32
Re: Favorite daypack?

Eberlestock M5 pack. Integrated rifle and bow carrier and plenty of room and pockets for accessories, plus a small padded waist belt pouch for small binos, or range finder, or GPS, or phone, etc.
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Unread 12-09-2013, 09:34 AM
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Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Dallas,OR
Posts: 405
Re: Favorite daypack?

For "runnin and gunnin" with my 7mag I use a Badlands Diablo. When packing my bigger rifles I use the Eberlestock Gunslinger ll.
7LRM smithed by Gunwerks
Stiller TAC 300
Broughton fluted 5.75, 5c @ 28"
Graphite Black Cerakote
Jewell Trigger
GreyBull Precision Stock
180VLD's@3145fps. with 72.8grs. of H1000, 215m primer
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