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#98426 - 06/19/08 09:19 PM Easy Panel Loader
captn Offline
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Registered: 08/09/05
Posts: 12
I was bored tonight and, as my mind wandered, I got to looking at a book bag that I picked up on clearance from old navy last year.

It weighed in at 23 ounces and was about 1400 cu in.

So ... after an hour with a seam ripper, some spare sil nylon I had laying around, and a pair of shears ....

Voila .... a 1700 cu in panel loader that weighs in at 11.8 ounces.



This weekend I'll add a pocket or two and get it up to 2000 cu in.

Not bad for an hours work.


Edited by captn (06/19/08 09:31 PM)

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#98427 - 06/20/08 05:21 AM Re: Easy Panel Loader [Re: captn]
urbansix Offline
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Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 52
Loc: Atlanta, GA
Pics? I've been thinking about something similar...I think

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#98428 - 06/20/08 06:44 AM Re: Easy Panel Loader [Re: urbansix]
captn Offline
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Registered: 08/09/05
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My pics aren't showing up ....

You can see it Here

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#98429 - 06/24/08 01:18 PM Re: Easy Panel Loader [Re: captn]
bulrush Offline
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Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 132
Loc: Michigan
What's a panel loader?

I'm thinking of something that loads 4x8 plywood into a pickup truck bed. Am I off? Just a little?

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#98430 - 06/24/08 02:02 PM Re: Easy Panel Loader [Re: bulrush]
captn Offline
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Registered: 08/09/05
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A front loading, instead of top loading, backpack

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