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Re: [at-l] Gear review - Telly-tubbies




>Talk about trolling!!!! KC
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: W F Thorneloe, MD <thornel@attglobal.net>
>To: <at-l@backcountry.net>
>Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2000 6:00 AM
>Subject: [at-l] Gear review - Telly-tubbies
>
>
>> This morning I watched a very informative display of problems for those
>> embracing ultralite gear.
>>
>> This morning, TinkyWinky packed a meal of Tubby toast in his lightweight
>> bag. Later he found Dipsy's hat, and added it to his bag. He was
concerned
>> with the environmental blight caused by Lala's ball, and put it in his
>bag.
>> He was really miffed to find Po's abandoned scooter, and packed it to
send
>> for recycling.
>>
>> Unfortunately, his ultralight bag had the room for this gear, but had a
>> poorly designed suspension system. No belt, no frame, only a couple of
>thin
>> and poorly cushioned straps. He couldn't get up a small hill, much as
many
>> people starting at the base of the falls today.
>>
>> Fortunately, his hiking buddies helped him out of this problem. If
>> TinkyWinky was like me and bought a TNF Behemoth Bag, this would have
been
>> no problem. He wouldn't have been able to move after packing his food!
>>
>> Think about this before your next gear purchase.
>>
>> OrangeBug
>> Atlanta, GA
>>
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