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#187825 - 11/08/09 10:00 PM Re: Anyone use a Lumbar pack? [Re: comms]
MDinana Offline

Registered: 03/08/07
Posts: 2184
Loc: Deep south... Carolina
I do have a small fanny pack that I got on clearance from REI last year. It has 2 16oz bottles that flank a very small, triangular shaped pocket. It carries: altoid tin PSK, heat sheet, AMK 0.3 FAK, and usually a LM on the belt. There's just enough room to cram in my digital camera and a power bar if I really over load it.

In other words, just the bare essentials, and tops out at what... 5 lbs max?

Otherwise, it's a daypack, which is usually too big for a little extra gear.


#187829 - 11/08/09 11:06 PM Re: Anyone use a Lumbar pack? [Re: MDinana]
comms Offline

Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 1502
Loc: Mesa, AZ
very nice. I do love REI. Its like my Valhalla.
Don't just survive. Thrive.

#187831 - 11/08/09 11:15 PM Re: Anyone use a Lumbar pack? [Re: NobodySpecial]
Alan_Romania Offline


Registered: 06/29/05
Posts: 610
Loc: Arizona
Originally Posted By: NobodySpecial
it also allows another pack (like a hurting students or a medical pack).

There's a special pack for hurting students?
I always have to improvise with any lab equipment lying around.

The problem with carrying any reasonable sized water bottles in a lumber pack is that they either hang to far off the back or swing around too much - that looks like the ideal solution.

LOL, yeah... that should have read "a hurting student's pack
"Trust in God --and press-check. You cannot ignore danger and call it faith." -Duke

#187833 - 11/08/09 11:29 PM Re: Anyone use a Lumbar pack? [Re: comms]
Jeff_M Offline

Registered: 07/18/07
Posts: 665
Loc: Northwest Florida
Originally Posted By: comms
Well I am now a proud owner of the Mountainsmith Day pack.
Just got mine, too.
Originally Posted By: comms
I will be using the Day as my pack. And will give a write up after wards.
Are you using the "strapettes"? I am, but haven't really tried them out yet.

#187874 - 11/09/09 04:47 PM Re: Anyone use a Lumbar pack? [Re: Jeff_M]
comms Offline

Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 1502
Loc: Mesa, AZ
I have the Strapettes but currently not using for daily use. Just using the shoulder strap. I will be using the Strappettes this weekend on the pack when I go hiking and the weekend after when I will be spectating at the Ironman race in town.
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