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#3328904 - 08/20/13 08:36 AM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: Heavy Mass]
4 Point

Registered: 10/09/12
Posts: 398
Loc: Middle TN

I've been using an old pack frame and attached it to my Summit climber using bungee cords. Works OK, but nowhere near ideal. Just can't get it consistent and can be noisy unhooking it from the climber. This looks like a great piece of merchandise. Hmm. I've got some funds left in the hunting budget and the wife if going out of town for a few days. Perfect timing.
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#3328909 - 08/20/13 08:40 AM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: OHVATN]
8 Point

Registered: 09/29/08
Posts: 1947
Loc: Clarksville

I've been contemplating buying a molle strap, belt and frame to try with a stand.
#3328946 - 08/20/13 09:06 AM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: @fulldraw]
8 Point

Registered: 10/15/12
Posts: 1717
Loc: TN

Looks sweet... what is the going rate on that fine piece?
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#3328962 - 08/20/13 09:13 AM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: @fulldraw]
8 Point

Registered: 09/08/12
Posts: 2387
Loc: Etowah Tennessee

You can buy another pack of 8 buckles if u have another stand and if u want to leave the stand in the woods unhook the harnesss and rehook it to your extra stand. If u have a summit make sure your buckles are placed exactly where the ones in the pic are placed. I went through 3yrs and 5 harnesses before I realized I was putting it on wrong and putting to much stress on the waist pad and ripping it in the back. No it works flawlessly.
#3328964 - 08/20/13 09:14 AM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: Urban_Hunter]
8 Point

Registered: 09/08/12
Posts: 2387
Loc: Etowah Tennessee

 Originally Posted By: Urban_Hunter
Looks sweet... what is the going rate on that fine piece?


#3329094 - 08/20/13 10:48 AM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: @fulldraw]
10 Point

Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 4764
Loc: Shelby County

I have been using this back-pack frame for nearly 30 years. Weighs nearly nothing. I use nylon cord to tie stuff to it.

here is one view
and another

#3329448 - 08/20/13 03:31 PM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: DaveB]
10 Point

Registered: 08/01/02
Posts: 4083
Loc: Tennessee

I have a buddy near a BPS. We may get a few for the group.

I like the detatch option.
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#3329617 - 08/20/13 06:21 PM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: HOOK]
6 Point

Registered: 11/23/12
Posts: 771
Loc: memphis

 Originally Posted By: HOOK
It's not the walk in that will kill's the drag out....
man for ure
im not lazy,just very relaxed.......go vols

#3329624 - 08/20/13 06:25 PM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: 102]
14 Point

Registered: 07/19/08
Posts: 8447

It looks great and looks very comfortable. I see two things I don't like personally. 1) as 102 said, my back sweats like a mule, 2) that's a little too much plastic for me (buckles). If there is a chance for stuff clanging around, I will be the first to do it. Several years ago, I cut as much of that stuff out as I can. I do put tape on all my plastic stiff to silence a little, which I guess I could do for all 8 buckles \:\) . Would be great for my hour hikes in LBL for sure! There are times and places for just about everything
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#3329627 - 08/20/13 06:28 PM Re: Best $ I ever spent [Re: JCDEERMAN]
Mud Dauber
16 Point

Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 13547
Loc: Tennessee

Do you have previous experience with Game Plan gear? The stitching on their ger tends to be very weak. Their gear is also very heavy for what it is.

As far as the sweat issue, its no different than using any other backpack. I do not use scent killer spray very much, but backpack and straps are one piece of gear that I do use it (spray) on regularly. I also leave my backpack outside quite a bit during the season.
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