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prescient jan lights-the-shoe.... Re: [at-l] Kids packs
- Subject: prescient jan lights-the-shoe.... Re: [at-l] Kids packs
- From: email@example.com (Sloetoe)
- Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 15:39:34 -0700 (PDT)
- In-Reply-To: <3C8006BC.805E1A75@mindspring.com>
Just about to order two for dem boysenberries.......
--- Jan Leitschuh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A One-pound-ish Moonbow Gearskin would solve all these
> Trust me! Carries high and like a dream... custom-fitted...
> > Message: 10
> > Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 12:36:27 -0500
> > To: "Billie H. Cleek" <email@example.com>
> > From: W F Thorneloe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Re: [at-l] Kids packs
> > Cc: AT-L <email@example.com>
> > This is a huge problem, as many packs for kids are quite
> heavy with poor
> > suspensions. Your daughter is growing, so paying a bunch on
> a pack is a
> > poor idea.
> > You may already have a reasonable pack for her if you look
> at her book bag
> > for school. Book bags often have poorly placed shoulder
> straps and limited
> > adjustment, as well as few have waist belts of means to
> shift weight to her
> > hips. I'd get her measured, and consider one of the
> ultralight bags that
> > tend to be cheap - such as the GVP4. I'd also consider
> making one if anyone
> > in your house is handy. You might be able to cobble one
> together using a
> > book bag and a fanny pack, connecting the two to get hip
> support and weight
> > off her shoulders.
> > Camelback makes good/sturdy and fairly heavy water packs.
> Platypus used to
> > make a similar pack that was just a carry bag and shoulder
> straps that
> > weighed very little. My teenage girls thought they looked
> too geeky to use.
> > If you want to try one, email me off list. A water bag and
> large fanny pack
> > for food and emergency supplies is a pretty good idea for a
> > This is another one of those items frequently considered on
> BPLight over at
> > Yahoo Groups.
> > OrangeBug
> Jan Leitschuh Sporthorses Ltd.
> AT-L mailing list
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