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Eberlestock pack build
« on: January 17, 2020, 09:54:28 AM »
Got a F1 frame given to me.
I have one of the packs and love it.
I donít think this is my pack I will carry all the time, but until then this is my spring bear pack for this year.
I got the bat wings and thicker belt. Anyone else put one together and what accessories did you end up liking?

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2020, 09:56:48 AM »
This is what iv got so far

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2020, 09:57:42 AM »
This is what Iím thinking
For now

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2020, 10:07:35 AM »
yes, that works well, i have all you are interested in adding. My batwing had a failed zipper last fall, they replaced for free the zipper. they are comfortable to use and have unlimited potential options. Downside is the location of scabbard makes rapid use a big no go, the drybag with wings makes for lots of storage. only missing feature from EB is a pouch tie for a bladder but you can put in a wing or bottom of drybag if you have enough hose...
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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2020, 10:43:10 AM »
So not sure if I should go with dry bag option or the spike duffle

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2020, 10:50:12 AM »
You can also get a camp bag from Kifaru. Itís 4800 CI vs the spike duffle at 2400 CI. I use the camp bag with my Nomad bag and can get 10 to 12 days out of it

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2020, 11:16:25 AM »
So not sure if I should go with dry bag option or the spike duffle

not sure how to access duffle but dry bag has a roll/latch top for access while attached to pack
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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2020, 12:58:28 PM »
Itís cheaper. Itís easier to get to stuff. It also zips to bat wings. 
Itís a bit smaller , pros and cons
Itís not a dry bag.

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2020, 04:41:04 PM »
What does that set up weigh? I got rid of my Just One pack cuz it was close to 9 pounds empty. Thatís a deal breaker for me. Fit me perfect though.

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2020, 06:27:55 PM »
So not sure if I should go with dry bag option or the spike duffle

The spike duffel is well built and will last a long time but it is heavy and not waterproof.  You could always go with that and drybags inside or put it in a larger drybag.

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2020, 04:57:36 PM »
What does that set up weigh? I got rid of my Just One pack cuz it was close to 9 pounds empty. Thatís a deal breaker for me. Fit me perfect though.

Not sure yet
Itís heavier then Iíd want, thatís why I said it wonít be my main pack someday. But itís what I have to work with right now

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Re: Eberlestock pack build
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2020, 10:29:57 AM »
Hopen the bigger shoulder harness is back in stock before bear season. Everywhere I look they are out of stock

 


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