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RE: packs-dana

The Backpacker in Columbia SC rents Terraplanes if you want to give one a
test drive - not too terribly far from NCSU.

> From: Dave DeCroix
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: Re: packs-dana
> Date: Wednesday, May 01, 1996 1:22 PM
> On Wed, 1 May 1996 09:53:02 -0500 (CDT), SANDY@smiths.mayo.edu wrote:
> >Point is buy what you want the first time and
> >you'll save money in the long run. 
> How true!  Like my Grandpappy said, 'Never be afraid to buy the best --
> you'll seldom be disappointed.'
> That being said, I went to a local shop and tried on a terraplane.  An
> understatement to say 'nice pack'.  I inquired about renting one and
> got a rather strange look from the salesman.  :(  Seems they only rent
> externals at that shop, but it's the only place in town that carries
> the dana.  Guess I'll have to start looking out-of-town to try to rent
> one.
> Fortunately we (my wife and I) have a year or so before we have to
> plunk down the serious $ for a pack.  There are other shops in town
> that rent several models of internals and externals for comparison. 
> Problem is, now I have the dana as a point of reference...
> -Dave
> Dave DeCroix   (a.k.a. decroix@brunt.meas.ncsu.edu)
> Ga->Me '98 Hopeful