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    Exped lightning packs?

    Looking to,lighten the load so to speak,what’s the opinions on these packs ?comfortable,I take a size 3 in MacPaint packs,are the expends very adjustable for length ? Thanks

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    I had one and kind of wish I didnt sell it, lightweight and carry a load better than any pack I have had, really good at distributing the load between shoulders and waist where as most packs I struggle to find a middle ground. Simple and not much can go wrong with them, if you're gonna buy one from a brick and mortar store get them to fit the internal insert to your back. Good value for money
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    Got one would recommend great pack mines been through the ringer will get another when it dies
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    I really like mine and its carried some big loads. 55litre I think. Back size is adjustable for length and fits me nicely across the chest (some packs are too tight). Very easy to adjust for length. I'm size 3 for Macpac packs too.

    The fabric is light but very durable. Mine gets hosed out after most trips to get the blood out of it and it has stood up to that fine. The roll lid expands quite high which greatly increases the capacity. Its water proof too.

    Not having and outside pocked (apart from a zip into an internal sleeve) can be a slight pain but not a game breaker.

    Its got a complicated and silly external compression system of criss cross light tapes but once I got my head around it its workable - just fiddly.

    Something that I really like is that its got a decent sized mouth so you can stuff big hind legs into it. Some small packs are too narrow in the neck.

    All in all its probably the best go-to day and over night pack I think I have ever used and Ive had a lot over the years.

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    There's a trademe listing for one of these packs for around $230 but it's a United Kingdom company, and no picture or indication of GST inclusive etc. Might be a little suspect.

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    Thanks fellas that’s the kind of info I’m after,looks like a trip to town to treat myself!!!
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    Rather buy local in case of issues and can get it fitted properly as well.

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    I use one also. Good packs for sure. Mines been through the ringer now still going strong

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    Is 60L the largest size they come in ? And what bricks and mortar stores sell them ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dannyb View Post
    Is 60L the largest size they come in ? And what bricks and mortar stores sell them ?
    Yep for the ligjtning, I think there is a version that is 70l with lid with the same suspension and frame. Bit heavier but still not bad. Bivouac sells them

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    @gimp had one and was selling it on here a while ago. Not sure why, or if he has still got it.
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    I wasn't selling mine, someone else must have been

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    Quote Originally Posted by gimp View Post
    I wasn't selling mine, someone else must have been
    OK @gimp. I looked back, and it was Ryan. You like yours?

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    Think it sold I was too slow but knew nothing about them so didn’t want to take a risk .

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    What sort of loads do you think these packs can carry?

 

 

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