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    Eberlestock for me
    Not so good in bush with gun in the back
    But gota love having two hands free for those steep up/down hills
    And rock faces and knowing your not smashing around expensive scopes/guns on rocks and trees

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    Quote Originally Posted by longrange308 View Post
    Eberlestock for me
    Not so good in bush with gun in the back
    But gota love having two hands free for those steep up/down hills
    And rock faces and knowing your not smashing around expensive scopes/guns on rocks and trees
    I'm using the Vorn, a better system than the eberstock IMO


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    Vorn and Eberlestock look good but they're off in luxury-land. I like to buy quality but $500 for a pack seems excessive to me! But I'm sure it's worth it if you're a very serious hunter or professional culler etc.

    I'm leaning towards the Contour right now and just waiting to hear back from Outdoor Supplies if it comes in digital camo. I haven't seen many oak or maple trees while hunting yet!

    Never hear much about Swazi but they seem to have some products that have stood the test of time. What about this? Buffalo Bag - Merino socks|Tramping socks|Thermal underwear|Buy online
    Thanks to the Playstation we have the outdoors to ourselves!

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    I picked up a Contour in the end (digital version) and took it out last weekend with a good result. The scabbard was great and the rifle balanced my tent hanging off the left side. I read a comment that it was hard to use, but it's definitely quick release as opposed to quick attach. It is easy to attach without the pack on.

    It has enough space for a four day trip with tent, sleeping bag, and inflatable mattress strapped tightly to the outside. Fairly comfortable and seems to be made well enough. The only couple of things I don't like are that the plastic buckles are exposed so clink on rifle and scratch on twigs. The shoulder straps also have exposed nylon (duh...) so this also makes the quiet fabric a bit useless (did hunters design it?), but those points should be easy to fix with some adhesive-backed foam. The other is that it doesn't have waist belt pockets, but it does have plenty of area for them so I might try sewing some on if I really need them. Overall I'm quite happy with it, it's a big step up from my regular hiking packs.
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    Thanks to the Playstation we have the outdoors to ourselves!

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    Vorn packs look good too I must say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tikka7mm08 View Post
    Vorn packs look good too I must say.
    Very good.
    My go to pack when carrying a gun


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    I got a Contour pack too, didn't get to use it on the weekend though. @brodster one side of the waist belt (the other side to where you attach your rifle) has a clip which can hold a pouch...
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