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#295337 - 03/21/20 07:17 AM Re: Thoughts on "tactical" backpacks. [Re: teacher]
gulliamo Offline
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Registered: 09/11/02
Posts: 163
Loc: Denver, CO, USA
One thing I love about the GoRuck line is the clamshell opening. I'll never go back to a top loader except for my ultralight backpacking.

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#295362 - 03/22/20 10:52 AM Re: Thoughts on "tactical" backpacks. [Re: teacher]
quick_joey_small Offline
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Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 513
Loc: UK
Does that have a frame? If not it's worthless. Just try carrying any amount of weight without a frame and you'll soon see why..
again and again one sees survivalist sac contents gear recommendations and before they start you think 'that's a bad choice of pack, why should I trust your opinion?'

qjs

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#295363 - 03/22/20 11:45 AM Re: Thoughts on "tactical" backpacks. [Re: teacher]
chaosmagnet Offline
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Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3309
Loc: USA
The GoRuck packs have an internal frame sheet. It works well, for me, with fairly heavy loads for the size of the pack. I expect that with the largest pack (the GR3) if it was packed more heavily than I use it that the frame sheet wouldn’t be good enough,.

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#295383 - 03/23/20 02:25 AM Re: Thoughts on "tactical" backpacks. [Re: chaosmagnet]
gulliamo Offline
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Registered: 09/11/02
Posts: 163
Loc: Denver, CO, USA
Originally Posted By: chaosmagnet
The GoRuck packs have an internal frame sheet. It works well, for me, with fairly heavy loads for the size of the pack. I expect that with the largest pack (the GR3) if it was packed more heavily than I use it that the frame sheet wouldn’t be good enough,.

I have most of the GoRucks. The frame sheet on the GR3 is very thick and stiff compared to the others. The pack will easily support more weight than I am capable of carrying.

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