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    Baby back pack

    What do you use to carry the little ones while out hunting ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by llewelyn View Post
    What do you use to carry the little ones while out hunting ?
    Haven't used it hjntknt yet but have climbed The Mount track and other tracks countless times with my eldest son using the Macpac Possum child carrier.

    https://www.macpac.co.nz/kids/packs-...arrier-v2.html

    Has the proper harness system so very comfortable to wear. Boy loves being in it.

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    Front pack like this one for under 6 months - awesome bit of kit - this is the oldest boy - my latest one on the deck is 7 weeks old so he'll be coming out just after xmas. This front pack you can have them facing forwards easily and comfortably too.

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    https://ecosprout.co.nz/products/erg...ant=9267143939

    I've got a Macpac Vamoose. It's awesome. Enough storage to carry a bit of kit fo the kid, and to bone out and animal and fit the meat in too. This is also my oldest boy at about 7-8 months, we'd just shot a deer and were heading down to it.

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    https://www.macpac.co.nz/packs/child...arrier-v2.html

    Also got one of these;

    https://www.bivouac.co.nz/osprey-poc...d-carrier.html

    Never used it, its brand new. I'd probably sell it if someone wanted it.

    The oldest is just over 2 now, it's much harder to take him proper hunting as he's too big to carry long distances - or doesn't want to be, but too small to walk through rough going and long grass etc.

    Fun times though. Kids absolutely love it.
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    Yeah you're to blame for me buying a vamoose. Daughter isn't quite big enough yet though.

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    Photos of Macpac pack in action:
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    When our son was younger we used a front pack similar to the one JoshC shows. its great as they snuggle in and often sleep the whole time.

    Our second son who is 6 week old is living in our front pack. seems to be one of the only ways he will sleep properly during the day...
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    If you’re shooting with a baby on board what do you do for ear protection? Do they make em that small??

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    Quote Originally Posted by WillB View Post
    If you’re shooting with a baby on board what do you do for ear protection? Do they make em that small??
    haven't taken my boy shooting yet but have these for him for when i am doing renovations around home or going to a noisy event:
    https://www.babyonthemove.co.nz/baby...-banz-earmuffs

    Or you can get these at Mitre10:
    https://www.mitre10.co.nz/shop/pelto...green/p/129640
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    Just the pelto kids ones, they're mint, I wear them on the lawnmower! Haha. Kids seem to not mind wearing them.
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    I used a macpac vamoose for years with my two boys. I only used a 22 with suppressor so didn't worry about hearing protection for my boys.

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    Cool stuff guys! Mine are all big now so they can just use mine.

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    Take my little girl out hunting and fishing in a macpac.She was in a front pack before this,which was probably abit safer with flys whistling past her ears.

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    Wicked cheers all

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    @JoshC is the macpac better than the osprey?

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    Quote Originally Posted by llewelyn View Post
    @JoshC is the macpac better than the osprey?
    Sorry don't know, never even tried the osprey on. It's certainly well built.


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    We had a Phil and Teds. Used it until he turned 2,5.
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    Nothing is tough about having a 70 lb bow and looking like an uncoordinated praying mantis while trying to pull it back.

 

 

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