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    what kind of traditional ruck sacks are you guys useing?

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    German mountain ruck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris1 View Post
    what kind of traditional ruck sacks are you guys useing?
    ruck meaning "Back" in german so my backpack is a northface "Krag dancer" i have been using since 1989.

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    Swedish ArmyRuck, Med.Alice Ruck,and an older Jan Sport external frame pack- depends on the purpose.
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    What makes a ruck traditional?

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    I've been using a medium size mussette bag in OD for most of my needs.. It is tough as nails, costs around 16.00 and is great for day hikes.. and in warmer weather I strap ona bedroll and it can do as many as 3 days if you pack minimally.
    http://www.fatiguesarmynavy.com/stor...ette_Backpacks

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    Highlander Forces 25 in OD as a day pack, Karrimor Sabre 45 for overnights and on my own Sabre 75 if with the boys, have the two side pouches as well that add approx another 20l of space to either of the Karrimor sacks, both in OD btw.

    Sabre 45 http://www.johnbullclothing.com/products.asp?ID=1200

    Sabre 75 http://www.johnbullclothing.com/products.asp?ID=1201

    Side pockets http://www.johnbullclothing.com/products.asp?ID=1957

    Forces 25 http://www.lakelandbushcraft.co.uk/a...ighlander.html

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    I use a gp medium army ruck for long hikes or a army day pack for day walks

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    Alice in sizes med and large as well as a Sweedish ruck that was gifted to me by a dear friend
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    I spent 6 years in the Army and was taught to trust my gear I feel the most confortable with their gear I tend to buy military surplus for that reason

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