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#284130 - 04/01/17 04:58 PM Re: Ridiculous carry - the things I've seen [Re: Blacktop]
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Registered: 11/13/06
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It's for when a person needs to flee and ends up stranded alongside the road. Hurricanes need to be able to see stranded motorists so that they can slow down and give the motorists a wide margin as it passes by.

Now do you see how practical these kit designers really are?

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#284182 - 04/09/17 05:32 PM Re: Ridiculous carry - the things I've seen [Re: TeacherRO]
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A Costco sized bottle of ibuprofen. They never bothered to subdivide and/or put it in a smaller container.
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#284215 - 04/12/17 05:35 PM Re: Ridiculous carry - the things I've seen [Re: TeacherRO]
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Registered: 03/11/05
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A pill container is great. 1-4 doses of OTC meds. ( I once traveled with a guy who carried a full sized bottle of shampoo...)

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#284622 - 05/24/17 11:01 PM Re: Ridiculous carry - the things I've seen [Re: TeacherRO]
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Reviewing others various "kits" 6+ sharps.
Probably 4 pounds of knives. And often neither water nor a jacket.

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#285116 - 07/24/17 09:06 PM Re: Ridiculous carry - the things I've seen [Re: TeacherRO]
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I met a hiker that was planning to carry 60 days worth of food. In his pack.

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#285126 - 07/24/17 11:03 PM Re: Ridiculous carry - the things I've seen [Re: TeacherRO]
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Posts: 5921
Loc: southern Cal
Gee, that's only 120 pounds or so......
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#286640 - 10/05/17 04:54 PM Re: Ridiculous carry - the things I've seen [Re: TeacherRO]
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And a hiker who could get everything into his pack...except his guitar.

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