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    #128173 - 02/05/10 03:32 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: Jimshaw]
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    Better to be carrying the outboard motor than the boat. smile

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    #128178 - 02/05/10 03:56 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: Jimshaw]
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    I would still be using my Kelty for just those sort of awkward loads if it hadn't grown legs and walked away a few years ago.

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    #128197 - 02/05/10 06:24 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: oldranger]
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    Originally Posted By oldranger
    I would still be using my Kelty for just those sort of awkward loads if it hadn't grown legs and walked away a few years ago.


    I use mine for things that have legs and won't walk away on their own.. although I usually cut the legs off first wink
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    #128209 - 02/05/10 09:05 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: phat]
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    Our usages are pretty close. My most recent frame pack jobs have been paleontological specimens (mammoth tusks and other various parts). Not much meat and they don't even work well for soup bones.

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    #128335 - 02/07/10 02:21 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: oldranger]
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    Originally Posted By oldranger
    Our usages are pretty close. My most recent frame pack jobs have been paleontological specimens (mammoth tusks and other various parts). Not much meat and they don't even work well for soup bones.


    Stone soup maybe wink wink

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    #128390 - 02/08/10 09:14 AM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: phat]
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    A very difficult undertaking. Requires protracted boiling and even then there is a musty, stale aftertaste. Probably exceeded the "best if used by" date....

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    #128406 - 02/08/10 12:45 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: oldranger]
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    probably depends on how many newbies you get to contribute other things to the soup...

    Especially snipe wink

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    #128443 - 02/08/10 07:36 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: phat]
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    I remember that storybook from when I was a kid. I really liked it, even then. Might have to try that concept next time I'm with a group - or just hanging out with the granddaughters. (They're still young enough that they think grandpa knows some neat stuff. Of course, the oldest is almost 8, so she'll soon just think I'm a bit weird, I think.) Thanks for a great memory.

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    #128838 - 02/14/10 02:35 PM Re: Just like Colin Fletcher [Re: Glenn]
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    Looking through some older posts I got a great idea from wandering D; remove the pack bag from the external frame and attach an internal pack to the frame. Hey great, get the benefits of the external frame, (cooler, more comfort) using the benefits of my Vapor trail. Since it has no lid I can last things to the top of the frame.

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