This is definitely on the heavy side. I guess it kinda goes along with McHale's philosophy. And it is not even done yet. I have finished the suspension, but still need to finish the bag. Still thinking about that one. Anyways, here is the long, boring video that shows my steps. I guess you can call it a tutorial. My goal is a total pack weight under 3 lbs. So far the suspension and frame are at 2.47 lbs. The metal frame is at .88 lbs, the shoulder straps are at .566 lbs, and the hip belt is 1.01 lbs.

Homemade Backpack

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