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    Default sheep hunting pack Astralplane ebay

    If you are looking for a size medium Dana Designs Astralplane this looks like a sweet deal. Buy it now 210. (no it's not mine!) If I hadn't just bought a new pack I'd probably buy it.

    http://search.ebay.com/search/search...rclo=&saprchi=
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    If the link above doesn't work just search ebay for Astralplane. Or try this one.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/DANA-DESIGN-Desi...QQcmdZViewItem
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    What pack did you buy Snyd? My wife and I just bought Osprey's from Wiggy's and can't wait to put them to use!

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    I bought a Kelty 50th anniversary edition pack. I wanted 7000 cubes and a frame under 8 lbs under $200. It's hard to find a pack like that. This one is 7200 cubes. 6lbs 12 oz. It's kind of a morph between an internal and external frame pack. It has an hourglass shaped frame and the bag slips over it. The straps are hooked on to the bag though not the frame. It has the freedom and feel of an internal but like I said it has a frame. I have been training with it with 50lbs until yesterday I bumped it up to 70 so far so good. 6 more weeks until sheep hunting!! I'll do a full review on it in the gear section after I put to the stress test with 100lbs +.

    http://www.backpacker.com/article/1,2646,3885,00.html
    http://www.trailspace.com/gear/kelty...iversary-pack/
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    Have you serious sheephunters been reading the progress reports of the 3 guys walking from Pt. Hope to Anaktuvik? They are doing the trip unaided, so are carrying everything on their backs. They are using custom made internal frame packs that weigh around 24 ounces, but will hold 50 pounds. Lots of hi teck lightweight stuff on this trip. You can read all about it at www.ryanjordan.com
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    Default Good post...

    and good link, Mike. Interesting story too.
    I use a 3-4 pound pack, but its a tad too small. I like the weight of it, hence the decision to keep using it.
    I am amazed at the amount of guys out there who use 8, 10 even 12 pound packs for sheep hunting.

    Frank

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