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#115263 - 12/09/07 11:38 PM BOB Bag
Microage97 Offline
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Hello All,

What would you recommend for use as a bob for a family of 4?

Dave
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#115266 - 12/09/07 11:52 PM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Microage97]
Russ Offline
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Jeep Grand Cherokee. . .
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#115267 - 12/09/07 11:53 PM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Microage97]
Shadow_oo00 Offline
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When you say a BOB for a family of 4 do you mean one bag for everyone or one bag for each member of the family. If your talking about one bag for the whole family then your going to need something along the lines of a large duffel bag or maybe a large plastic storage bin. If your talking about one bag for each make sure you get the right sizes for each member, they actually have sizes just for children and women, the choices are endless, and so are prices. Ebay is a good place to pick up new and used backpacks and duffel's for a reasonable price. I wish I could narrow it down for you a little more but your question leaves a lot of options.
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#115268 - 12/09/07 11:55 PM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Russ]
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I didn't know Jeeps came in a Bag laugh
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#115269 - 12/09/07 11:57 PM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Microage97]
wildman800 Offline
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Registered: 11/09/06
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I would take a look at RedFlare's website. I will be buying a 2 person and 1 person BoB's from him after the first of the year, for my DW and DD1.

No, I am not affliated with RedFlare but I do like what he offers for sell (product line) and I will support him for the support he has provided ETS, among other reasons.
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#115273 - 12/10/07 12:12 AM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Shadow_oo00]
Russ Offline
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The OP didn't say bag. The idea of a family of four "bugging out" on foot carrying backpacks just doesn't play well for me. If I were in MI, I'd consider something other than a backpack/bag and snowshoes or cross-country skis.
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#115275 - 12/10/07 12:33 AM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Russ]
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Dave help us out here, your title for the post says BOB bag,set us straight, are you talking about a BOB = Bug Out Bag or a BOV = Bug out Vehicle ??

RAZ
Sorry

I thought the original post was titled "BOB Bag" I might be wrong, sometimes I forget to clean my glass's ......lol If we're talking about something with 4 wheels then perhaps a station wagon, mini van or extended cab truck.
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#115276 - 12/10/07 12:37 AM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Shadow_oo00]
Russ Offline
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Right you are, I read the text, not the title. A bag for a family of four. . . nothing comes to mind.
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#115277 - 12/10/07 12:39 AM Re: BOB Bag [Re: Russ]
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Yea me either without knowing if hes talking about one bag for all 4 or one for each kinda hard to make suggestions with limited information.
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#115278 - 12/10/07 12:43 AM Re: BOB Bag [Re: wildman800]
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In case anybody didn't get my point, I have a BoB for each member of the family.

I will be making BoB's for the 4 legged "kids"-2 dogs and 1 cat during 2008.

I'm sorry for not saying that up front, I think I was having "Brain Flatulance" for a moment!!!
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