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  1. solocanoe

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    I can add some new ones from last weekend. :)

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    older - but I don't think I put 'em on this thread...

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  2. OutdoorEnvy

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    Solo, is that the FR lunch bag holding the wood there? Looks like a good "whatever" bag.
     
  3. solocanoe

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    yes sir - it's only a $5 add to have them put the grommets on there when you order it too! :)

    (well, that's all I paid, I should say it that way)
     
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    Thanks Solo, one more thing to add to the list, I was going to ask about the grommets too if you did it yourself or if they did, lol...nice thinking on your part.
     
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    My Trapline Lodge 12x12 on the right and a buddies Strinz 14 x14 on the left.

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    Nice hooch Bro
     
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    Epic thread full of win!
     
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    Canvas Haversack:

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    The cup hanging From your bag, did you make that? its very nice looking
     
  10. OutdoorEnvy

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    Swedish rucksack

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    Oh ya!

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    What bag is that in the 2nd pic please? Me want!
     
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    I finally drank the Kool Aid. I found this Swiss "salt and pepper" rucksack at an antique store a few days ago for $30. Haven't had it afield yet, but here's how it looks loaded down and with the leather greased up a little. These packs are stout as heck and seem quite comfortable.

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  16. sherlockian100

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    Can you tell me where I can find one of these. My wife saw it and went bonkers. She wants one. I would like to find a price on this or something similar. Thanks.
     
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    Here's his website.

    http://www.trapline.com/2.htm
     
  18. Panzer

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    Here is my Frost River Isle Royale Bushcraft Pack. Used it this weekend at the Ohio meet. I updated the belt with a Kifaru belt and added a modern sternum strap. It road very well! I am pleased.

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  19. Ron

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    Does homemade gear count too?
    In that case, my foragingbag;
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    and my "new" BSA messkitpouch;
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    Man, you make me jealous. I was hoping you would make the weekend with your Summit Expedition. That's a lot of gear. (I know I always pack a lot of gear also). My hope is to be able to do a 2 nighter using my Summit plus an extra 18 liter "food pack".
     
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    Stopped by LL Bean yesterday and picked this up. It's the waxed Continental Rucksack. I've been fiddling with loading, but didn't have a whole lot of time yesterday. Can't wait to get it out in the woods!

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    Yes it counts for sure! And I really like the "messkitpouch." Did you add a flap to an original pouch, or make the whole thing from scratch?
     
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    Would like to hear more about how you fitted a Kifaru belt to that pack. Interesting.
     
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    I have one of these packs and really like it.
     
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    Wow love the retro water jug. Is it a Coleman?
     
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    Frost River and Turley Knives, you and Kerri are a bad influence my friend...Uncas
     
  27. Panzer

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    Thermos Brand. Thrift store find!

    The belt mod was easy. The frost river belt just slips out of a sewn pocket. I then folded the kifaru belt and slipped it in. Stayed put and was comfy.
     
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    @Twinsteel; it's completely made from scratch. The original one is rotten and I tore up the fabric last time I used it.
     
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    came out real nice Ron, i need to make one for my gsi kettle to keep the soot off my other stuff.
    right now i'm using an old BSA mess kit pouch but like yer old one mines seen better days!...woods
     
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    love this pack. I've had it a long time. I use it now for day hikes with the kids with all my bushcraft gear in it.
     
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    i own one raven, real nice german nato pack...woods
     
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    Yep... That is a great pack.
    I have managed to get hold of a set of original carrying straps for it, recently. Can't wait to give 'm a try.
     
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    yeah i love that nato pack. I have many modern pack even several Maxpedition ones and I still keep coming back to this one. Very simple and functional two key points I look for in a pack.
     
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    if possible Ron, post a pic of those straps amigo!
     
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    As promissed the pics of the original carrying straps for the german backpack;
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    Seperate, with additional clips to attach the frontstraps to a belt;
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    As I will wear them, hooked up, so they don't get in the way and I can hang my hands in them;
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    I forgot to mention that this set of straps can also be used as a standalone Y-strap, by using said clips and attaching them to a wastebelt. The short strap on top of the pics runs down the back, then.
    The long straps run under the arms and are fastened to the backpack.
     
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    thanks Ron!
    those straps are very similar to the ones used on the austrian backpack.
    i use a set of padded leather straps on my czech rucksack.
    very cool thanks amigo...woods
     
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    No in the field pictures of my pack but here is my LLbean that I have had for a few years.I dont much about packs but I do really like this pack. Its been my overnight bag to see realitives, my hunting back (just throw an orange t-shirt over it), my camping bag,day hike bag and even my briefcase for a bit when my brief case broke. I have often thought of trying something else but I love this bag. I just reapplied spray to it yesterday for an upcoming trip in a few weeks.

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    Picked up a cheap $15 Fox Brand(made in India) map case. It it 12" x 8 1/2" x 4 1/2". Perfect for a quick trip out to a quiet spot to observe some nature. I throw a field guide in it, a clipboard, my journal, a 20oz water bottle, my glacier SS cup, a couple of tea bags, an Esbit Stove, my 5x7 MEST. On my belt is a Frost Mora Clipper, my fire kit, a pair of binoculars. Over my shoulder is my folding tripod chair. I can sit out there for hours. Depending on my locale, I might even make a little twig fire and bring my mini 5" x 9" fire grate.

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    nice sdjsdj looks like a handy haversack for sure...woods
     
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    Nice setup sdj. Looks like a real handy murse.

    What is the sewn leather pouch thing to the left of the bag? Have you posted about that before? Got more pix?
     
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    Has buckle closure but behind the buckles it also has a snap closure for quick access also has a open pocket on the back side. each piece of canvas is double layered. and all leather straps are sewn as well as a rivet holding it in the shoulder strap is also a buckle type adjustment
     
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    Love this pack Just can't afford it
     
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    Wow, there's some seriously nice canvas bags in this thread. Nothing so fancy here. Just a couple of heavily used and beaten surplus shoulder satchels. I've been using various versions for fishing and hunting since I was a kid. I've been using these particular ones for at least 15 years.

    My fishing bag. I keep the shoulder strap short so I can wade in deep water without drowning my lure box. I cut an interior pouch out and re-sewed it on the outside to hold pliers. Everything is in easy reach. I don't think I've ever actually closed the flap like in this photo, though.

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    My bowhunting bag. I throw my quiver over one shoulder and the bag over the other. Nice pockets inside for pruning snips, flashlight, knife, and deer drag. My take-down seat fits pretty well in there, too, along with a neck gaiter and warm hat. The "olive" has faded so much, that the O.D. is now just "drab". This one has seen hundreds of hunts, and its fair share of wild game.

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    Yes, I made that little "holster" out of 5/6 tooling leather. It was one of my first "wetforming" leather project.
    http://bushcraftusa.com/forum/showthread.php?p=861148#post861148
    It has a spot for my Opinel No8 knife as well as a spot for a 3" tin. Inside the tin I have a "one handed" UST fire steel, about 10 feet of jute twine, a small piece of fatwood, and a couple of pieces of sharpening compound for my strop. it is attached to a piece of tubular webbing which is my "belt kit" and contains a Frost Mora Clipper, leather strop glued to a paint stick and duct taped to the sheath of the Frost Mora, a small pair of binoculars that I use in my "Nature watching". The whole belt kit weighs 19 oz and has all the tools I use most often.
     
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    Nice setups. I like your style. Simple and practical. I can tell they have been tested and used. I like it when people post their well "used gear" not just new gear.
     
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    Pshychosis: Me likeum. But, um, what is it and where can it be obtained?

     
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    Got it from goodwill but the brand epic is actually as far as i can find a brand sold out in UK they sell luggage and different shoulder bags. epic travelgear is the company http://www.epictravelgear.com/ but can't get there site to load though other vendors sell it in UK.

    can't find this specific bag though but amazon or ebay might have some but not sure about my specific one. Although it could just be called epic and company may be a different one
     
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    I love that quiver!!!! Where did you get it?
     
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    Bushcraftgeek, I bought mine about 6 years or so ago when they were still around $95. At the time it came in 2 sizes, this size and a smaller one. Now they only sell one size.I had some B-day money and needed a pack and had been eyeballing that one for about a year. Its been a good pack. Really cant imagine parting with it. I know its silly to be attached to a piece of gear that much. But I really think it would be the last piece of gear I would part with if I had to start parting with gear.
     
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    Is that a folding chair in your bag? I have seen small ones, but they looked to cheap. If that is a folding chair it looks pretty solid.
    What kind is it?
     

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